Amathyst glass open-back stones with gold plated flowers form this clip. Very elegant. Can be worn in many ways: plunging neckline, hat, belt, pocket, purse. Ornate single clip attachment.3" wide, 2" high, 5/8" thick.
Vendome elegance. Turquoise glass beads and heavy gold plate. Vendome plaque on the back of pendant. 23 3/4" end to end, pendant 3 1/4" wide,2 1/2" long. Longest dangle 2 1/2".
Very three dimensional, this prong-set brooch is elegant. By using "hot pink" with clear rhinestones, a favorite color in the 1950's-60's, the age of this Dior brooch is revealed. Plaque says Christian Dior, 1961. 2 1/2" high, 2 1/2" wide, 3/4" deep.
Very three dimensional and heavy. Beautifully made by Vendome in the 1960's.The quality of the stones make them appear to be real gemstones. Trunk to tail 2 1/8", rider's plume to elephant's foot 2 1/8".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #190133 (stock #bauer6EX)
Enormous and elegant is this Dorothy Bauer creation. The delicate body is like an elongated spool of antiqued wire. The shimmering wings are aurora borealis pronged rhinestones. A wonderful unique piece to add to (or start) a collection. 5" by 5".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #646870 (stock #hask142L59)
Handsome Miriam Haskell bracelet was probably created to honor the Egyptian Antiquities Show held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in the 1970's. The bracelet is adjustable thus fitting many wrist sizes (see attachment pictures). The mesh chain is 9" long. The elegant three dimensional pharoah-head clasp measures 1 1/2" by 1 1/4". Haskell's oval cartouche is on the clasp.
Kenneth J Lane offers elegant earrings for that special occasion. They are clip earrings, 3 3/4" long and all rhinestones are prong set.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 2000 item #187053 (stock #laritz2DX)
The fun of Lunch at the Ritz jewelry! These earring will spice up the holidays. Light weight with gold plate, enamel and small crystals. For pierced ears. Lunch at the Ritz puts their jewelry on tri-folding cards which tells about them and dates each piece of jewelry. These particular earrings date from their 1990 collection and as such are "old timers" and very collectible! 3 5/8" long,1 1/4" wide approximately.
Faceted glass beads and tiny mirrorback rhinestones form this necklace by Eugene. The pendant presents a glass bead flower head thatis surrrounded by gilt leaves. It is so chunky that the picture shows shadows where none exist. Please note the beautiful backing with the Eugene plaque. The whole of the necklace is very much in the Haskell style. Inside length 17". Pendant 2 5/8" by 2".
Cute little dog. This Bakelite brooch is carved (the white lines are light reflection and do not exist on the piece), painted, and with a painted glass eye. He is 1 3/4" from nose to tail and 1 3/8" ear to paw.
Iridescent red, green, and blue enamel, pewter-like metal and clear rhinestones make up this lovely creature. Dark gray painted backing, heavy and with green rhinestone eyes. Hard to tell age on this piece, but I think newer than older, 1980-1990"s perhaps. 3" by 2 7/8".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #502335 (stock #Dior8L86)
SOLD, in archives
SOLD, in archives
Elegant in its simplicity, this Dior brooch is composed of shiny black enamel, gold plate and sparkling clear rhinestones. Note how handsomely the rhinestones are set. The brooch is 2 1/2" long and 7/8" at its widest, It is signed on the back Chr. Dior.
Heavily gold plated, this Trifari fur clip has the crown mark over the stamp of Trifari.An old Trifari piece probably from the 1930's. Note the safety clasp on one of the prongs. Pave rhinestones with large multi-colored crystals. 3" by 1 1/2".
Beautifully and deeply carved Bakelite, this set was once a lighter melon color as the back of each piece demonstrates. The stiffened fabric belt (37") and can be used or easily replaced by another belt of choice. Buckle is 2 3/4" wide, 2 1/8" high. Pair of dress clips 1" wide, 1 3/4" high.
Stunning Kenneth J Lane hinged bracelet in twisted rope design. Both gold plating and pave rhinestones sparkle. 1" wide, 2 1/4" inside diameter.
Vendome choker and earrings with two colors of faceted blue crystals and with pronged clear rhinestone balls - beautiful sparkle. Necklace opens to 16" and earrings are 2 1/2" long. Ca 1960s
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #352929 (stock #bauer15G)
Outrageous! To start with this Bauer bird is 6" long, has "tail feathers" dangling freely to pick up any movement, and is very three dimensional. The Austrian crystal stones are all prong set and range from irridescent green, to white, pink and gold. This parrot does everything but talk! The oval Bauer cartouche is on the back. He comes with a collectors' record and description.
These regal brooches are gold plated and enameled, and are accented by tiny red beads. They are probably pre the second world war and are stamped Germany. Large figure 2 3/4" by 2". Small 2" by 1 1/2".
Five strand glass beads and crystals with that distinct Miriam Haskell look. Necklace strands: longest 16 1/2", shortest 13", with a 3" extension provided. Oval plaque marked Miriam Haskell on necklace. Clip earrings are 1" in diameter and are stamped Miriam Haskell.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #94196 (stock #pav2GX)
Contemporary French designer Pavone has created this charming piece to make you smile. He is made of galalith (an early plastic first used around the beginning of the last century. It is a protein derived from skim milk.) and presents a very contemporary design. The yellow "flowers" are small spheres. 3 1/2" high, 2" at widest, 1/4" thick. Signed Pavone on the back. White highlights do not exist on the piece, they are reflections the light used to take his picture.
SOLD, in archives
SOLD, in archives
Glass cabochons in simulated ruby, onyx and lapis. Links are strung on metal chain. Very smart when worn. The roundedness of the collar makes dark edges in this picture that do not exist on the collar. 14" inside circumference, 1 1/2" at its widest.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #192628 (stock #laRitz1DX)
Lunch at the Ritz presents their version of the Man in the Moon.The attached card dates these earrings 1989. Since Lunch at the Ritz creates limited editions of their jewelry, by now these are a true collector's item. Made for pierced ears, gold plated with small crystals and enamel. 4 1/2" long, 1 5/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #349428 (stock #uns5302D)
Gold plate with elegant faceted glass amethysts. Bezel set. Sparkling clear rhinestones. 6 1/8" inside circumference, band is 7/8" wide, front mounting 1 3/4" high by 3" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Contemporary item #454158 (stock #uns5304FX)
These real pearls in an unsigned necklace have personality. Their oval shape picks up much light and gives back a velvet-like glisten. It is a fun necklace, and its real! Pearls are 7 1/2mm by 9mm, approximately. The necklace is approximately 18" long.
Thelma Deutsch's little guy is up to all kinds of monkeyshines! You can see it in his beautiful great big eyes. Frankly, he is adorable. Silver-colored metal, very three dimensional. Thelma Deutsch signature on the back. He is 1 3/4" wide and 2 1/4" tall.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #94189 (stock #butwil3HX)
Very dramatic mask by British designers Butler and Wilson. Pave rhinestones with richly brilliant pear and square red rhinestones. B&W plaque on the rhodium back. 2 1/2" high, 2 3/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #415297 (stock #bauer17)
What a fun pin! Dorothy Bauer has a great sense of humor which is expressed in many of her charming creations. This brooch is very three dimensional. The ball of rhinestone "ice cream" is 3/4" from front to back and forms one half of a sphere. The brooch is 3" long and 1 1/2" wide. Great piece for the summer season!
The red/orange squares are translucent. The black squares are opaque. This wide and chunky bracelet is showy. It is new, plastic and unsigned. It is 1 7/8" high with 2 1/2" inside diameter.It has a nice wall.
This bracelet has everything! Baroque pearls, seed pearls, mirrorbacks,and gilt bows and flowers. It is hinged and fabric lined.It has the Haskell look but it is unsigned. As can be seen in the pictures, there is some corrosion frequently found in older pieces. It is priced accordingly. In my judgement it is highly collectible and wearable, and it is so spectacular that we have broken our rule to offer only pieces that are in perfect condition. Its flaws can be overlooked...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #316156 (stock #hask204i)
Unusual for Haskell. This graceful brooch has a sleek contemporary look, yet it is older Haskell. The blue pieces are translucent, the white and green are opaque. The silver filigree backing is double tiered, typical of older Miriam Haskell. The oval cartouche is on the back. The brooch is 5 1/2" by 4".
Always stylish and well made, this Schiaparelli brooch is no exception. Gold plated sculpted leaves surround black glass faceted stones. The effect is striking. 2 5/8" high. 2 5/8" wide. 1/2" deep.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #408795 (stock #hask207L83)
Charming Miriam Haskell pin in the much sought after red color. All glass beads. Haskell oval cartouche on the back. 2 5/8" long, 1 1/2" wide, dangle 1 1/2".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #93053 (stock #schrei446F)
Wonderful Schreiner! Gold plated flexible "rope" belt cradles disks of faux lapis, coral, jade and turquoise accented by creamy faux pearls. 1 3/8" wide, 30" long with a 3 3/4" extension.
Delicate in look, this Marcel Boucher brooch is most elegant! Bows and ribbons, feathers and leaves show the artistry that Boucher was known for. This is an older piece, indicated by the MB "chicken" mark on the back. It is rhodium plated and measures 2 1/2" by 2 1/2".
This Haskell choker is so wearable, and so lovely. The swirls in the oval glass beads combine nicely with the gray faux Baroque pearls. Clasp and oval metal tag stamped Miriam Haskell. 14" long with 3" extension. Oval beads 3/4" long, 5/8" diameter.
Not for the timid. This is a show stopper and meant to attract attention. Handsomely made of plastic so it is not overly heavy to wear. The two colors mixed with gold spacers is a beautiful combination. 17" end to end, fringe is 3 1/4" long.
Trifari design patent number on the back of the brooch--#129320--reveals that the design was created in 1940, probably by Philippe for Trifari. It is a treasure, and oh so graceful in line. 4" long, 1 3/4" wide. Slightly convex, rhodium plated.
Fun and fanciful!Miriam Haskel has used glass beads, pink iridescent crystals and tiny rhinestones to create this bracelet. It can be worn at the wrist or further up the arm. It is old Haskell with the horseshoe mark (visible in the enlargement) placing it most probably in the 1940's. Expands to fit any size.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #342950 (stock #bouch61IX)
Sparkling clear rhinestones of various sizes and shapes compose this elegant Boucher brooch. Rhodium plated and very three dimensional. Marked Boucher with #2605, and with a patent number (not legible). 2 3/4" long, 1 3/4" wide. The usual great quality and design that makes Boucher so desirable.
This stunning French brooch measures 3 1/2" by 3 1/4". All stones are prong set and the black stones, as well as the rhinestones, are glass.
Beautiful small simulated Baroque pearls give this Miriam Haskell necklace a dainty look. Flower clasp stamped Miriam Haskell. 27 1/2" end to end.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #292116 (stock #1i, 2ix)
(oval), (fluted) BOTH SOLD
(oval), (fluted) BOTH SOLD
Contemporary American designer Karen Bachman has created these elegant lucite bracelets. The oval one (1i)has an inner lining of gold and silver leaf and it is 10" around the outside and 5 1/2" around the inside. The opening is 1 1/4". It is 1 3/4" high and its wall is 3/4". Her signature is etched on the edge. The fluted bracelet (2ix) has an inner lining of gold and copper leaf and is 10" around the outside, 5 1/2" around the inside with an opening of 1 1/4". It is 1 1/8 wide with a 1" wall...
Classic Miriam Haskell. This medium length necklace has beautiful Baroque pearls and tiny gold colored metal spacers so typical of Haskell. Note the simple yet elegant flower head clasp. Haskell stamped oval signature is on the back of the clasp. Short strand of the necklace is 16" long. Flower head clasp is 7/8" in diameter.
A very sophisticated gold plated set, with its emerald cut rhinestones and its faux pearls all in pristine rows.The double hinged bracelet is 2 1/4" by 1 5/8" inside dimensions. The top plate is 1/4" thick, 5/8" wide and 2 5/8" long. The clip earrings duplicate the bracelet plate and are 9/16" by 1".
Elegant and sophisticated and very well made. This set of simulated pearls and rhinestones looks just like real pearls and tiny pave diamonds. Its not signed, but it deserves to be! The necklace is 13 1/2" around the inside and is 3/4" wide. The bracelet is 7" around the inside and is also 3/4" wide.
Beautiful Eisenberg. Creamy faux pearls with small rhinestones. Note the chain with dangling pearls that move as you do. Old block-letter Eisenberg signature. 2 1/2 wide, 2" long including fringe.
Gold plated set with fringe on both necklace and earrings, each strand is set off by one tiny prong set rhinestone. The necklace has the Hattie Carnegie oval plaque, and the earrings are stamped Carnegie. Necklace 15 1/2" end to end, with double row of fringe 1" wide and 2 1/2" long, approximately. Double row fringe earrings 1/4" wide, 1 3/4" long.
These blue eyed fast flyers can fly tgether as a brooch or can be separated and worn as two clips. They are gold plated, marked Coro Duette and also Coro with the pegasus mark. Pat. No. 1798867 is stamped on the frame. Overall measurements are 2 1/8" wide, 2 1'4" high.
Typical of the dazzling rhinestone clips by Eisenberg. This large two prong sterling fur clip has a block-letter imbedded signature.It dates from around 1945. 3" long, 2 1/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #312504 (stock #hask168JAX)
So very Haskell, and older Haskell to boot. Lovely turquoise glass beads with tiny prong set clear rhinestones decorating a delicate flower branch on the brooch. Silver plate and ornate double backing with the Miriam Haskell oval cartouche on the back of the brooch.Illegible patent number and Haskell stamp on the screw back earrings. Brooch is 1 3/4" in diameter, earrings 1 1/4" in diameter and 1/2" thick. Chunky and charming.
Charming pendant with simulated Baroque pearls and gilt. Double faced filigree back with oval Haskell plaque. Square shape link chain 23" long end to end. Pendant 3 1/4" long including dangles. 1 1/2" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #458045 (stock #eisen31GX)
There are six different sizes and six different shapes of crystal-clear shimmering rhinestones in this Eisenberg five level brooch. A complex and beautiful design. The rhinestones are prong-set, and the back is rhodium plated. It is stamped Eisenberg in block letters and there are two sets of numbers which are not legible. The brooch is 3" by 1 7/8", and is 1/2" thick.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #13555 (stock #Hobe17jbx)
Sterling vermeil jelly belly sailfish with red glass eye and small clear rhinestones.Exquisite! His age is undetermined.He bears the oval Hobe plaque,but it seems unlikely that Hobe was the maker since Hobe never made jelly bellies.The brooch is of superb quality even if its parenthood is questionable. 3" by 2 3/4".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #453506 (stock #bauer19IX)
Whatever the season or climate this can be your own personal "snow person." Dorothy Bauer's whimsical creation is fun any time. Made of the finest Swarovski rhinestones, and silver plated, he sports a top hat, pipe and cloth scarf. All stones are hand set. 3 3/4" tall, 1 3/4" wide, 1/2" deep.
Prong set rhinestones, enamel and gold plate compose this Vendome set. Note the ornate design of the flowers making this set exceedingly three dimensional. Brooch is 2 7/8" by2 1/2" and 1" thick. Clip earrings, with added screw attachment, 1 1/8" at longest.
The deepest emerald green that you can imagine, this five tier prong set rhinestone bracelet is a knock out! It is 7 1/2" long and 1 3/4" wide and is slightly dome shaped.
Art nouveau in feeling, this is the very finest in contemporary costume jewelry. This limited edition set was created with great attention to detail and design by Patrice. Vintage European glass resembling tortoise and jet is combined with brass and a gold-plated 17" chain. The pendant and its attachment is 2 7/8" long, 1 7/8" at widest and 1/2" deep. Note the beautiful three dimensional back of the pendant...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #28136 (stock #pat4JA)
This is the very finest quality in contemporary costume jewelry. This limited edition set was created by Patrice with great attention to detail and design. It is crafted out of vintage European glass with brass, giving the look of jet, tortoise and gold. The pendant attachment is 2 3/4" long, 1 7/8" wide and 3/4" deep at its deepest. The chunky three dimensional back of the pendant resembles a sun dial. The flat braid-like chain is 3/8" wide and is 17" long, including hooks...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #187446 (stock #bauer5IX)
Feisty and fun! Dorothy Bauer calls this critter a salamander, but he really be a fearsome dragon in disguise? Whichever, he is gorgeous. The pronged rhinestones present an unusual color combination that is very dramatic. He's a big guy,5 5/8" by 2 3/4" and his body and head are chunky. Bauer cartouche on the back, and two pin attachments to hold him in place.
Great design by Nettie Rosenstein. Gold plated metal with composition rams head. Back of pendant has a four leaf clover design. Chain is 14 1/2" end to end, pendant and tassel is 5 1/2" long and the ram's head is 3//4" deep and beautifully sculpted.