This floral brooch and clip earrings set was designed by Lawrence Vrba for Miriam Haskell, and it bears the oval Haskell plaque on the ornate back of the brooch. Both brooch and earrings are composed of four layers, with the green petals providing a swirled, bubbled and crackled texture which adds to the richness of this elegant set. Brooch is 3 1/2" in diameter and 3/4" deep. Earrings are 2" by 1 1/2" and are 3/4" at deepest.
Stunning five strand orange-coral plastic beads in this necklace and bracelet by Schiaparelli. Each piece has an ornate and dramatic clasp of prong set aurora borealis and black rhinestones and small orange- coral beads. The necklace may be worn in the traditional manner, or the clasp may be worn in front or at the side of the neck. Shortest strand of the necklace is 13 1/2", longest 18" with clasp adding another 2", and with top to bottom measurement 1 1/2"...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #71300 (stock #patr42JDX)
Contemporary American designer Patrice uses vintage European glass from the 1930-40's, brass and gold plated mesh to create this masterwork. It is adorned with scroll work and two brass frogs to keep the dragonfly company. Heavy and dramatic and the finest obtainable in materials, design and detail. Certainly an heirloom. 1 1/2" wide, 6 1/8" inner circumference with a 1 1/8" opening on underside.The following two items presented can be mixed and matched with this bracelet.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #408741 (stock #maya58JC)
Maya goes wild with this sleek resin purse. Golden brown color is translucent giving a slight glowing effect. Note the ornate clasp. The back is flat and stays neatly beside the body. The bag is 5 1/2" wide, 5" high and 2" front to back. The chain is 44" end to end.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #295281 (stock #hask202JD)
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Elegant and smart looking, this Baroque pearl set by Miriam Haskell is perfect with a simple, sleek outfit. The necklace is 13" around the neck, the "necktie" is 10 1/2" long. The drop on the earrings is 1 1/2" long.
Older Haskell with unusual tassel and chain attachment. The necklace has lovely, large Baroque pearls and two differing chains. The separate delicate chain with tassels can be wrapped around the front part of the necklace in a variety of configurations, or it can be used separately with another piece of jewelry. The oval Miriam Haskell mark is on the flower clasp. Necklace 22 1/2" end to end, the chain and tassels 8" end to end.
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SOLD, in Archives
Joseff's sassy lion head clip earrings. They are large and fussy and crowned with three dimensional lion heads complete with mane and rhinestone eyes. Made of antiqued gold metal, a hallmark of Joseff, designer to Hollywood stars. They are, amazingly, very light weight and swing gently with head movement. Signed Joseff in script on the back of the dangle. Top to bottom 3 1/4, dangle 2" at widest.
While not a true set, these two match beautifully. Both are marbled with yellow, and the luscious green is more vivid than appears in the picture. The longer of the two necklace strands of carved graduated beads is 21" end to end. There is a 3 1/2" extension. The chunky uncarved bracelet is 7/8" wide with a 1/4" wall and a 2 1/2" inside diameter.
Glamorous Miriam Haskell. Pearlized beads with gold tone highlights. Miriam Haskell oval stamp on the back of the flower clasp. 14 1/2" end to end, center "pendant" 2 1/2" by 1 3/4".
Gorgeous glistening clear emerald cut and round rhinestones. Choker is adjustable and is 16" end to end and 7/8" wide. Bracelet is 71/2" by 3/4" wide. Marked Christian Dior by Kramer.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #646487 (stock #schia29JC)
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Elegant, chunky and sophisticated, this Schiaparelli set is heavily gold plated and in a rope design. The tassels on the earrings and necklace swing slightly on movement. All pieces are signed. The necklace is adjustable and is 16" end to end when fully extended. The longer tassel on the necklace is 5". Total length of earrings is 2 1/2" by 3/4".
Grand old Eisenberg: a classic. Gorgeous on that plunging neckline or perhaps used as a pendant---anywhere that a touch of glamour would be effective. Huge,fabulous, sparkling clip from the 1930-40's. 3 1/2" long,2" wide. Stamped Eisenberg Original on the clip.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #589238 (stock #hask210L79)
SOLD set, in archives
SOLD set, in archives
Colorful! A fun set by Miriam Haskell. Designed in the 1970's to celebrate the Egyptian show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Gilt metal and glass beads. The necklace is signed on the scarab pendant, the clasp and on a metal tag. The clasp also has the patent number. The screwback/clip earrings have two Haskell signatures and the patent number. The necklace is 20" end to end. The scarab pendant is 2 1/2" long and 2" wide. The pharaoh earrings are 7/8" by 5/8".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #42598 (stock #cavin7jcxA)
This Alice Caviness set is masterful in combining stones in various shapes, colors and sizes: simulated pale opals, black glass marquis and pear shapes, white glass stones and aurora borealis rhinestones, all prong set and surrounded by gold plated braid-like wire. Handsomely designed and of the finest quality. Necklace with Alice Caviness oval plaque is 15" long, approximately, by 1 5/8" wide with a 2 1/2" extension. Clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. one earring is signed.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #342925 (stock #hask206L79)
Festive Haskell! With bright red translucent glass beads that shimmer in the light, this delicate Miriam Haskell set is a perfect special occasion piece. The individual rhinestones are all prong set and the gold plate enhances the stones and beads. Note the interesting shape of the red beads. The necklace is 19" end to end. The flower pendant is 1 1/4" square and the longest dangle is 3". The hinged screw-back earrings are 1 3/4" long.
Multi-strand small black beads (plastic) with two strands larger black glass beads and 1 1/4" milifiore rectangular beads with 1 1/2" goldtone and milifiore flower clasp. 25" total inside length. Ca. 1950s
This bow brooch with tassel is outstanding in design and quality, and that is typical of England's Butler and Wilson. The stones are all prong set, and the housing metal is bronze in color which gives the whole sparkling piece a very dramatic look. The brooch is slightly convex from side to side, and it is 5" wide and 3 1/2" high.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #70324 (stock #has 150L59)
Handsome Haskell three dimensional lion head pendant attached to a flat link gold-on-brass choker chain. Chain is 14" long, 1/4" wide with a 3 1/4" extension. Pendant is 1 3/8" wide, 1 1/2" high and 5/8" deep,oval Haskell plaque on filigree back. Miriam Haskell stamped on hook.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1980 item #269106 (stock #objKH2)
Gun metal in color with gold accents and chain. Add to that the dazzling rhinestone front panel and you have the perfect party purse! Large enough to hold necessaries ( like reading glasses for the menu???), yet small enough to carry for evening use. 6 1/2" wide, 4 1/4" high and 2 1/4" deep.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #777870 (stock #vrba9GX)
Huge by any standard these Vrba clip earrings are a show stopper! The center light green stone is dome shaped and is surrounded by tiny clear rhinestones. The dangle sways upon movement as do the pearls that hang from it. Nameplates say Lawrence Vrba and made in USA. Total length 4". Dangle, including pearls, is 2" by 2 3/4".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #96760 (stock #hask187L76)
Wonderful Haskell faux pearls sporting a delicate heart and Baroque pearl pendant. Haskell oval tag on flower clasp. 16" end to end with a 2 1/2" extension. Pendant length 2 3/4",width 1 1/2".
Contemporary jewelry of the finest quality! This limited edition set was created by Patrice with great attention to detail and design. The pendant necklace is crafted out of vintage German glass and resin with brass on a gold plated 17" chain. The 2 3/4" by 1 7/8" pendant is very three dimensional on both front and back and measures 1" deep. The chunky clip earrings are of German resin and carnelian with brass. They are 7/8" square and 1/2" deep. This sophisticate set is of heirloom quality...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #264807 (stock #bauer4JA)
A palm tree in the snow? Anything is possible. Especially with Dorothy Bauer's fanciful brooches. This palm tree is all prong set and is very three dimensional. A show stopper in every way. 3 3/4" tall, 3" wide, 2" front to back.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #45008 (stock #rosen32L67)
Sterling vermeil pendant-tassel necklace and clip earrings, Nettie Rosenstein from the 1930's or early 40's. Pendant has oriental feeling in a bird cage effect complete with ruby rhinestone flowers and turquoise colored beads. Simulated seed pearls form the border. The twisted rope chain is thick and works well with the pendant. Oval earrings match the pendant design. Chain is 15" long, 1/4" thick. Pendant is 2" long, 1" wide, 1/2" deep. Tassel is 1 1/2" long. Earrings are 1 1/8" by 3/4"...
Gorgeous purse, but camera shy. This hand painted pouch purse has iridescent colors placed on putty colored suede. The suede is as soft as velvet. There is a shoulder strap so it can be worn that way or carried as a clutch. It is a purse of the finest quality and is in perfect condition. From the 1960's. Signed "Patricia Smith for Moon Bags, hand painted, Milwaukee." 9 1/2" wide, 6" high, 5" thick.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #710610 (stock #vrba4J)
Fabulous and festive, these Vrba drop earrings are show stoppers! Composed of an amethyst glass stone as the centerpiece, it is surrounded by faux pearls a smoky topaz rhinestones set in gold plated metal. Oval signature plate on the back of each earring marked Lawrence Vrba. They are 3 1/2" top of clip to bottom of dangle. Dangle is 2" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #308806 (stock #ysl13JBX)
Made of natural French black walnut with gold plating and faux pearls, these turtles are charmers. Marked Yves Saint Laurent, Rive Gauche, and Made in France on the cartouche on the back of the pin. Each earring has the same cartouche markings. Probably from the 1960's, the pin is 2 1/8" nose to tail, 1/5/8" flipper to flipper, and 3/4" tummy to top. Clip earrings are 1 5/8 by 1 1/2" by 1/2".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #444830 (stock #rober23L83)
Ornate and charming, this Robert set has all prong-set rhinestones. Note the gilt multi-level flowers with the faux pearl centers. Classic Robert. Necklace is 13" long with a 2" extension and is 1" wide, hook closing. Clip earrings are 1 5/8" by 1".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #706682 (stock #Bouc63JBX)
This Boucher gold plated choker is rounded and is threaded on coiled wire which makes it very flexible and so it molds nicely around the neck. Intricate design work and Boucher's fine crafting make this piece highly desireable and very wearable. Boucher mark on the back along with pat. pen. and some illegible numbers. 13 1/2" around the inside, 7/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #269342 (stock #hask199GX)
Lovely Miriam Haskell Baroque pearls with a very interesting chain. This combination of chains and pearls is classic Miriam Haskell. 13 1/2" in length with a 3" extension.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #141346 (stock #uns5288JFX)
Faceted black and aurora borealis crystal beads compose this unsigned stunning choker. The choker is 1" wide. The bib is 6" long and 5 1/2" across the top.
Gorgeous shimmering Eisenberg, the best! Rhinestones are prong set, the brooch is rhodium plated. Brooch measures 3 1/2" by 2" approximately and is marked Eisenberg Ice. The clip earrings are 1" by 3/4" and are marked Eisenberg.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #108401 (stock #hask172J)
Delicate gold plated chains and lovely quality faux Baroque pearls. Oval Miriam Haskell stamp on the back of the flowerhead clasp. 27" end to end.
Frosted lemon drops!These chunky glass beads change color from bright yellow to frosted ice when turned. The middle sized beads are faceted and translucent,tiny beads are frost and bright yellow. Haskell oval stamp on flowerhead clasp. Necklace 21 1/2" long. Signed oval clip earrings have beautiful gilt filigree backing, 1" by 3/4".
Beyond saying Bakelite and unusual, how do I describe this bracelet. The thin bottom layer appears to have been painted in a "leopard" pattern while the top layer is red-like brown in a beautifully carved floral pattern. It is intricate and delicate looking. Bottom layer has some slight hint of red in some places.5/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter.
Elegant Kenneth Lane clip earrings. All rhinestones are prong set and show off the beautiful turquoise colored prong-set stones. Great for any special occasion. 3 1/2" top to bottom, 2" across the dangles. Signed KJL.
Resembling a Miriam Haskell piece, this unsigned bracelet has a lot of charm. Six gold plated links show off multiple size and shape of faux pearls and rhinestones set among multi-level leaves and scrolls that are also gold plated. The links are very chunky. The back of the links is smooth metal. Bracelet is 7 1/8" end to end, including hinged clasp. It is 1 3/4" wide.
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...
These deLillo clip earrings are chunky yet elegant. Gold plated metal and luscious red and clear rhinestones. As with all our deLillo jewelry, these earrings are from deLillo's personal archives and date from the early 1970's. 3" top to bottom, teardrop circumference is 2 1/2". Both earrings are signed deLillo New York.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #706635 (stock #Cadoro8J)
Carved and molded lucite beads and charming gold tone spacers compose this elegant Cadoro creation. A most unusual and beautiful necklace. 34" end to end, beads approximately 1" in diameter. Hang tag stamped Cadoro.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #67006 (stock #patri16JX)
Gorgeous,heavy bracelet. Created by contemporary American designer Patrice, this limited edition piece is the very finest in materials, design and detail. Things made by Patrice are of heirloom quality. The bracelet is brass in woven effect with the inside looking like smooth antiqued gold. The glass stones (from antique materials) provide the look of faceted onyx and cabochon tortoise. Bracelet is 1 1/2" wide and 5/8" at its thickest.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #344327 (stock #bauer3J)
LIMITED EDITION by DOROTHY BAUER.Outstanding Christmas tree brooch! Swarovski crystals and tiny rhinestones. All stones are prong set and each piece is hand done. Note the unusual shape of the large stones. They glisten and change color as moved in the light. A dramatic and dynamic piece. Signed Dorothy Bauer on the back. 3 3/4" tall, 2 5/8" wide and very three dimensional.
Classic Eisenberg from the 30-40's. Sparkling, clear huge rhinestones, chunky and most definitely dramatic!. Marked Eisenberg Original on the back, the clip is 2 3/4" long and 1 3/4" wide.
Haskell's sparkling amber colored glass beads of various shapes combine with two shades of amber rhinestones and clear rhinestones. All prong set. Miriam Haskell stamped on back of flower clasp. Miriam Haskell also stamped on the attached metal tag. Length is 14" with a 3" extension. Longest fringe is 2 1/2", shortest is 1 1/2".
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #309598 (stock #patr34JA)
Award winning American designer Patrice presents a beautifully designed piece so typical of her work. This pendant necklace is composed of Italian resin with genuine onyx, turquoise and amethyst on a 24 karat gold plated chain. The chain is 17" end to end and the pendant is 1 3/4" square and 3/4" deep. Note the lovely design on the back of the pendant.
Created by contemporary American designer Patrice, this limited edition set is the very finest in quality, design and detail. The sea turtle is charming and the colors in the set lend elegance.Made of vintage German glass and resin with brass. The 17" flat chain is 24 carat gold plated.The pendant is 1 3/4" square. The earrings are 7/8" square. Both are very chunky. Note the beautiful back face of the pendant. Things made by Patrice are of heirloom quality.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #67840 (stock #uns5230JCX)
Gilt and turquoise glass beads in various shapes, some with designs. These beautiful beads and their flower-like attachments cascade like a dazzling waterfall. Unsigned but worthy of any designer's signature. 5 7/8" long, 2 1/2" wide.
This huge, dramatic hinged bracelet is gold plated over brass. It is oval in shape, slightly domed in appearance, and has an overall floral pattern that gives the appearance of hand carving. 2" wide with a 2 1/8" by 2 1/2" inside dimensions. It proudly wears the oval Haskell plaque.
Amber colored Bakelite choker. Five large beads and various sized beads comprising the chain. Barrel clasp. Ca 1930s. L:15"
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 #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.
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.
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.
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 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".