While this beautiful and dramatic collar is of fairly recent vintage (1960's?), it has the look of centuries gone by. Stamped gold plated links in various designs house brilliant prong-set rhinestones. This necklace won't be seen again! 18" inside length. Links 1 1/4" by 1 1/2".
Carved and painted with a 3/8" wall, a 3/8" height, this Bakelite bracelet is great worn singly or in a group. 2 1/2" inside dimension. Flip side of the bracelet has the same design as that shown.
Six strand faux coral and faux jade choker. Plaque on clasp marked "KJL". 17 1/2" long, clasp 1 1/2" by 1".
Simple elegance by Miriam Haskell. These faux pearls look real and are very beautiful. The clasp has Miriam Haskell stamped on one side and #3,984,900, a patent number first used in 1976, on the other. 34" end to end.
Huge and heavy with dazzling rhinestones and creamy faux pearls, this gold plated hinged bracelet is spectacular! Some designer should have claimed it, yet it is unmarked. Its lofty measurements are 1 1/2" high, 2" inside diameter and 7/8" (!!) wall.
The best quality: old Haskell with the horseshoe plaque marked Miriam Haskell. Beautiful prong set jade and sapphire glass beads. Heavy and gorgeous. Brooch 1 1/2" by 1 1/4", clip earrings 1 1/8" by 1"
Hattie Carnegie pendant necklace. Overlapping goldtone links, goldtone oriental design pendant with large green plastic dragon with rhinestone eye. Ca 1950s. L:22" (pendant, D:3")
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #195380 (stock #delilo1LE)
Beautiful deLillo design. The necklace and clip earrings are gold plated and the red glass crystals are all hand set. The choker is 16 3/4" long (note the seed pearl flower head clasp), the earrings are 1 1/4" by 1". Oval cartouche marked deLillo is on clasp and one earring.
Fantastic! This brooch is in the style of Miriam Haskell, though unsigned. Various sizes and shapes of prong-set clear rhinestones along with faceted crystals of varying shapes and sizes. Double layer filigree backing typical of old Haskell. Great worn at the waist or to accent a plunging neckline. Over all length 4 3/4", width 2 1/4", depth 1". Very chunky and very well made.
Schiaparelli's gold plated rope necklace and bracelet, each with a pendant resembling a slide. The crystal dangles are in jewel tones of opal, blue, red, green and gold and their transparency makes them shimmer as real jewels would. The earrings have the same jewel-tone dangles with the principle large crystal being ruby color. A lavish treat: rare to find a three piece set from the masterful Elsa Schiaparelli! Necklace is 13" with a 4" extension and is 3/8" thick...
Spectacular! Various sizes and shapes of glass beads and rhinestones all in shades of lavendar and purple. Flowers, starbursts and gilt leaves make up this elegant combination. The backs of the links are beautiful filigree. This is Haskell at its best. Signature on hook. 15" long, approximately, with a 4" extension. Center link 2 1/4" by 2 1/2", approximately. Side links 2 1/2" by 2 1/2" and end links 2" by 2 1/2", approximately. The necklace has its own satin lined leather-like case.
This sassy scottie silhouette is typical of the early Bakelite days. Scotties were a popular breed then, partly because of Franklin Roosevelt's little scottie Fala. This little butterscotch guy measures 2 3/8" nose to tail and 2 1/8" ear to paw.3/16" thick.
This necklace comes from 1890-1910. The quality of the rhinestones and crystal is such that they qlisten even after so many years. This delicate looking well made piece must have been worn and cherished by many. Necklace is 15" long, pendant 3" by 1 1/4".
Marcel Boucher flower brooch. Vermeil sterling with long bright green faceted crystals and turquoise glass cabochon center. Old "MB" mark. Ca 1940s. L:2 3/4"
Goldstone three strand large round hammered links necklace with huge pendant (not detachable) 4 3/4" by 3 1/2" with black cabochon center stone. Inside length 18". Ca 1950-60.
Elephant pendant necklace. You don't have to be a Republican to love this one.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #74500 (stock #Hobe 19L73)
Glamorous Hobe. Citrine, smoky topaz and diamond-like rhinestones, all prong set. A show stopper! 14" inside length plus 3" extension. Front depth 1 5/8", tassel 2 1/2".
Gold plated fringe necklace by Napier. With its faux pearls and its sassy braided fringe, this necklace has personality! 13" long with a 3" extension. Double layer fringe is 1 1/2" and 1" respectively.