This humorous, mustached character has a mischievous glint in his amber colored rhinestone eyes. Gold plated, heavy and very three dimensional. Pendant 3 1/2" long, 2" at widest, 1" at deepest. Chain 23 1/2".
De nicola presents the look of coral in this simple and elegant glass necklace. Shortest strand is 14", Clasp is 1" by 3/4".
This contemporary brooch by French designer Pavone is made of galalith (a plastic derived from skim milk!). The little cat just oozes sassy personality and begs to be taken home by a cat lover. He is three levels thick--head and paws front level, body second level, and tail the third level. Great design. 3 1/2" tall, 1 3/4" wide. Pavone signature on the back of the brooch.
As with all of Dorothy Bauer's rhinestone jewelry, the stones are Austrian crystal and are prong set. The frame is constructed and soldered by hand. California designer Bauer creates some pieces in LIMITED EDITIONS. This Christmas tree is one of them and this particular tree is 26/120 as is shown on the back of the pin. The Bauer cartouche is also displayed on the back. A white leather-like storage pouch and a collectors' record and description are included. The pin is 2 1/2" tall, 1 1/2" wide.
This brooch has sparkling clear and deep sapphire blue rhinestones, all prong set. Very three dimensional. Hattie Carnegie plaque on the back. 2 1/2" in diameter. NOTE: the preceding picture of necklace and earrings match this brooch.
This Jomaz brooch and clip earrings has loops and swirls and rings all in heavy sterling silver. The set is tailored with a flair. Marked Jomaz. Brooch is 2" by 2", earrings are 1" by 1 1/2".
Beautiful quality in this abstract brooch designed by Boucher. Tiny clear rhinestones and metal with very heavy gold plate surround the glass stone. 1 5/8" by 1 1/2" and very chunky. Boucher signature on the back.
Tortolani's beautiful jewelry was hand cast in pewter, then hand polished and finished in gold or silver plate. This brooch is sleek in design yet it has much attention to small details. The three faux pearls add a a rounded touch to the piece. 2 1/2" by 2" approximately.
Elegant oriental figure with gorgeous enamel in ten different colors! Sterling. From the 1930's of 40's. Very three dimensional and heavy. 3 1/2" long, 1 5/8" wide.
These clip earrings from the 1970's are marked Christian Dior with an unreadable patent number. They are silver and hematite. 7/8" by 7/8".
Large domed pale moss-jade European vintage glass and antiqued gold finish on brass compose this elegant ring by Patrice. Ring may be ordered in desired size.
In perfect shape, this old timer has been well cared for. Simulated pearls, beads and fussy gold tone frame combine to make a delicate and charming evening purse.The reverse side and bottom are studded as well.7" wide and 4 1/2" high, 8" chain.
Heavily gold plated, Mazer has designed a very three dimensional piece of considerable elegance. 2 3/8" long, 1 7/8" wide. Very heavy brooch.
Great deep carving. An oldie, its back side being a much lighter color than the front. 2" long, 1" wide, 3/8" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #716980 (stock #deLil20SK)
No set could be more magnificent that this by Robert Clark for the House of De Lillo. Its beautiful glass stones simulate opals and they are surrounded by tiny, glistening, gray beads. The stones are the finest in quality and gold plating makes the back as lovely as the front. This set was purchased from Mr. De Lillo and was hand made by Mr. Clark to be the prototype for his limited edition of the set. It was purchased from his personal archives. The inside circumference of the choker is approxi...
Exquisite Kenneth Lane necklace and dangle earrings. Reportedly it is one of several Kenneth Lane versions of the "Jackie" necklace, the jem stone set that was given to her by Aristotle Onasis. This set is costume jewelry and of very fine quality. The rhinestone are brilliant and deeply set, the faux emeralds are clear back crystals and the set is heavily gold plated. There are two oval plaques stamped Kenneth Lane on the links of the necklace (visible in one of the pictures) and there is the s...
This dramatic collar necklace by Sorrell features large champagne colored rhinestones with smaller clear rhinestones. All are prong set. The collar has an oval plaque marked Sorrell Originals. Collar inside length is 17" with a 2" extension. Width is 2". The dangle clip earrings, unmarked, have one round champagne rhinestone and clear rhinestones, all prong set. They are 3 1/4" long.
Old Hobe. Superb craftsmanship and quality of materials gives this necklace the appearance of true gemstones. Delicate yet of real presence. Faceted glass stones, unfoiled. 17" end to end.
Fabulous as always. Chanel! Beautiful quality faux Baroque pearls. Notted. Hand set pronged rhinestones, double level heavy pendant with poured glass stone. Oval signature plate on reverse side of pendant is marked Chanel, 1983, and has the Chanel double "C" mark. Longer strand is 30". Pendant is 2 1/4" by 2 1/2".
Karen Smith, a contemporary American artisan, refers to herself as a "knotter of miniature tapestry adornments." She designs knotting patterns in washable nylon thread and integrates them with gemstones. This particular necklace is composed of a serpentine dragon carving with amethyst, turquoise, black onyx, jade and goldstone beads. It is hand signed Karen Smith '06 on the back. It is a remarkable and outstanding artwork! I measures 28" end to end (measured using the inside string of beads).
Large and glamorous, the color combination of rich purple and deep blue cabochons accentuated by tiny pearls makes for a stunning necklace. The unusual shape of the bib provides a prominent and dramatic display when worn. The bottom of the bib is 12" across, 3 1/2" high. The necklace is approximately 16" end to end. The oval name plate is stamped KJL.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #794529 (stock #delil24N)
Gigantic cuff by the House of deLillo created by chief designer Robert Clark. Composed of turquoise and lapis colored beads and heavy gold plate. Spring hinge opening. 2 1/4" wide, 7" inside circumference, chunky. deLillo name plate inside surface.
Using an elegant mix of materials, Stanley Hagler created masterpieces in jewelry. His pieces are always ornate and intricate, and this set is an example of Hagler's beautiful work. It was created in the 1980's. The necklace, end to end, is 17" with a 2 1/2" extension. The body of the pendant is 3 3/4" wide and 3" high. Each piece of the fringe is 3 3/4" long. The earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. In the pictures, please note the detailed work, the richness of the amber colors, and the beautiful...
Magnificent KJL! It is gold plated metal, it is chunky, and it is very dramatic. This elegant necklace has the look of ancient times and was, perhaps, designed by Kenneth Lane in honor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Egyptian show in the 1970's. It fits like a choker and has the effect of a large bib. 14 1/2" inside length, front link is 3 3/4" top to bottom. It is thick and chunky.
Elegant and dramatic Judith Leiber. Flat chains support beautifully designed panels which are chunky and very three dimensional. Judith Leiber signature is on the reverse side. Length from clasp to bottom of pendant is 18 1/4". Pendant width 1 7/8".
This necklace was purchased in Milan in the late 1970's. It is stunning in its simplicity. The design and sparkle of the attached disk is eye catching. Note the interesting metal, between silver and gun metal in color. Chain 18" long. Disk 1 3/4" high, 1 3/8" wide.
Outrageous! These earrings speak for themselves. To be worn by one who likes being bold and dramatic. All prong set stones, silvertone backing. Clips are stamped KJL. Top to bottom 4 1/2", side to side 2 1/2".
Great carved Bakelite fish with painted eye and lucite fin. Thick and heavy for its size. 3 1/8" wide, 3 1/8" high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #784348 (stock #deLil15E)
The colors in the glass of these gold plated deLillo earrings creates an elegant look. The blue glass in the teardrop dangles all but glows. The deLillo name plate is on each earring. Clip Earrings are 2 3/4" top to bottom.
Wonderful Staret piece! Square rhinestones of various sizes set in silver color metal, clear and sparkling, every single one. Heavy and chunky. Stamped Staret on the back. 3 3/4" wide, 1 7/8" high. Great reminder of the 1940's.
Fabulous fun! Old plastic newly restrung on sturdy elastic. A great dramatic piece. 2 1/2" high, disks 1 3/8" wide.
Trifari's earliest mark, TFK, is stamped on this rhodium plated brooch. From the 1920's, or more probably the 1930's. Classic Deco design. Unbacked glass saphire colored stone. Brooch is 2 1/2" wide, 1 1/2" high.
A rare find. Lanvin jewelry is not often seen. This dramatic piece is of plastic with glass spacers and goldtone metal accents. The vibrant white and blue beads surround coral colored beads (paler in the picture than they actually are). The oval metal tag is marked Lanvin, Paris. Total inside length is 27".
Florenza goldtone metal brooch and clip earrings. Very ornate and detailed with black marquis and round stones. Ca 1950.
Florenza goldtone metal flower-form brooch with turquoise glass stones and clear rhinestones. 2" x 3". Ca 1950.
Magnificent custom commissioned French clear rhinestone bib necklace and earrings. Gilt brass mounting with all prong set rhinestones numbering 42 large oval faceted and 276 medium round faceted stones. Made to order in Paris for a 1955 beauty queen.
Gilt tiara with large clear rhinestones(3/4" to 3/16"), adjustable headband, 6 1/2" height. Sparkling and very regal. Ca early 1900s.
These gigantic dangle clip earrings are stunning! Signed YSL and measuring 4 1/2" long and spreading 3 1/2" wide, these goldtone earrings present a starburst effect. They are studded aurora borealis channel set rhinestones. The dangle is topped off with a large citrine colored glass cabachon. A coiled spring on the clip makes for ease of wearing.
The cobras on the choker and earrings are not the least intimidating. Rather they bring a smile and a sense of admiration for their whimsy and fun. This set is among HAR's masterpieces of fantasy figurals. From a gold plated rope chain a teal green cobra curls. He is bedecked with topaz iridescent rhinestones and chunky purple stones. Necklace is 18" with closure in the front. Clip earrings match the cobra head and stones on the necklace. 1 1/4" by 1 1/4".
What can be said about this set except Spectacular! If worn against black, the glittering rhinestones seem to float, unattached. If worn against a colored fabric , the japanned (blackened) metal sets off the rhinestones in a stunning and dramatic fashion. The necklace is 17 1/2" end to end, the longest fringe is 4 3/4", shortest 1 1/4". The Dangle clip earrings are 2 1/4" long. Kenneth Lane oval plaque on earrings.
"Necklace with three circular pendants. Coppola e Toppo for Valentino, Italy, 1970. Gilt-stamped metal, rhinestones, gilt metal beads, faceted Swarovski crystals." Quoted from JEWELS OF FANTASY, page 275, enlargement on page 255.