the set SOLD
the set SOLD
These hand done lamp-worked beads are probably Indian in origin, and they most likely are old, perhaps quite old. The workmanship is superb. The brass and glass compliment each other and they are enhanced by the jewel-like work on the round and elongated beads on the fringe. Very dramatic when worn. The choker is 13 1/2" around with a 1 3/4" extension, and is 1 5/8" wide...
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.
These clip earrings adorn both the top and bottom of the ear. The wire goes in back of the ear with the top rhinestone cluster sitting just forward of where the top of the ear joins the head. Sounds complicated but its really simple, adjustable, and comfortable. Beautiful rich color in the saphire rhinestones. Bottom cluster 2 1/8" long and 1" at widest, top cluster 1 1/8" long and 3/4" at widest.
Sparkling 2" x 2 1/4" butterfly with aqua, amethyst, ruby, and pierdot colored rhinestones on a goldtone frame.
Truly elegant, this gold plated brooch is a treasure. Jewelry designed by Joseph Wiesner is hard to find and much sought after! The combination of colors in the prong-set rhinestones is unusual. The floral design of the clear rhinestones adds a delicate quality. 2 1/2" at widest, 2 1/4" long.
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.
Striking. This chunky, ropey, tassely set makes its presence known. The necklace, from its fixed slide to full extension, measures 15". The slide is 7/8" high, 1 1/4" wide and is 1/2" thick, approximately. From the bottom of the slide to the end of the tassels is 4 1/2". The bracelet is 7 1/2" long, the tassel 1 3/4".
Beautiful transparent green glass dangles with fussy faux pearls and rhinestones attached. These Vogue earrings would be great for the holidays! 2 3/8" total length, dangle is 1/2" in diameter.
A vividly colored set, it has quality rhinestones so typical of Regency. A mixture of aurora borealis and colored rhinestones, the choker is 16" long fully extended and 7/8" at its widest. The bracelet is 7" long and 1" wide. The brooch is 2" in diameter and the clip earrings are 1 1/4" by 7/8".
Coral glass beads with tiny clear glass spacers, this necklace is a lovely classic. Longest strand is 22", 1 1/2" across the thickest part of the three strands.
Vermeil leaf pattern choker surrounded by shimmering clear rhinestones. The necklace is 13 1/2" long, each leaf is 7/8" wide and 1 1/2" long. The hinged clip earrings and the two scatter pins match the links in the choker in size and design. A very elegant 1940's set.
Unique even for Haskell! The pendant is a slice of real shell, irridescent spirl inside, reddish-brown design outside. The center of the 1 7/8" pendant contains a gold tone branch with wired plastic bugle beads to match the shell color. The 13" necklace is three strands of the same bugle beads with gold colored spacers. Flower clasp and 2 1/2" extension which is punctuated by glass ball of the same shell colors. Beautiful double disk backing with applied oval plaque.
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".
Like a waterfall these earrings cascade a full 3 1/2". Large marquis and round rhinestones adorn the clip attachment, while ten strands of emerald and round cut smaller rhinestones shimmer as they freely move when you do. The blue of the rhinestones is as deep as any blue sky can be. All rhinestones are prong set.
Ornate oval disk with six 1/2" round dangles to add more "dangle ability". This is impressive since these huge earrings measure 3" from the top of the clip to the bottom of the dangles. The width of the oval is 1 3/4".
SOLD, in Archives
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.
Hattie Carnegie double strand black and gray various shape and size beads choker and clip earrings. Ca 1955. L:14 3/4"
Various shapes of pink and lavendar rhinestones, all prong set, make this an elegant piece of jewelry. Beautiful on a suit or on that little black dress. 2 1/2" by 2 3/4"
Mexican Silver necklace. Heavy, multi-tiered segmented Arts & Crafts 970 silver. Signed illegibly. Ca 1940s.
Graduated faux pearls and pearl floral pendant comprise this necklace. The pendant is very three dimensional, having pearlized flower petals completely surrounding the center stone (bottom half of petals do not show in the picture). Necklace 15" long, pendant 2" by 1 1/2". Charming Haskell.
Beautiful Haskell.Simple of line and simply elegant. Signed Miriam Haskell on the floral clasp and on the attached metal tag. 15 1/4" around with a 3" extension.
Typical great Hollycraft: Encrusted with rhinestones in delicious colors. In this case prong set pink marquis rhinestones and citrine round rhinestones. This stylized bow brooch has the rectangular plaque marked "Hollycraft Copr. 1950". It measures 2 1/4" by 2".
Spectacular Haskell! This silver-tone pendant necklace is Haskell at its best. 16" end to end, it is composed of six chains and dozens and dozens of various size prong set mirror back rhinestones in a floral-leaf three part pendant 2 1/4" wide and 1 1/4" high. Oval signature plaque on the back of the pendant.
Various sizes and shades of amathyst crystals combine with aurora borealis rhinestones to make a lovely appearance.All prong set and with thick chunky links, this choker is 11 1/2" long with a 5" extension and is 1 1/4" wide. Dangle clip earrings are 2 1/4" long by 1 1/4" wide.
This early Dior brooch was designed by Michel Maer for the House of Dior. It has a delicate and elegant look and measures 2 3/4" by 1 1/2".
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.
Beautiful quality and design in this Ben Amun necklace. Bronze color metal. The amber colored glass cabochons are translucent, the other colors are opaque. The age of this is unknown;it is probably early to mid twentieth century. It is signed Ben Amun in several places. The necklace is 19 1/2" end to end with an additional extension of 2". The pendant is 3 1/2" long, including the drop and it is 2" wide.
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.
These two sterling (vermeil) figurals by Trifari have been dancing since the 1940's and they are still full of energy. Rare to find a pair like this. Male: 1 3/4" tall, 1 3/8" at widest. Female: 1 3/4" tall, 1 1/4" at widest.
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".
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"
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 1950 item #184502 (stock #star2KGX )
Hard to find Staret from the 1930's or 40's. This is a graceful pin with every rhinestone glistening brightly. Multi-layered, chunky and heavy, wonderful for any collection. Staret is stamped under the clasp. Can be worn horizontally or vertically. 3 1/2" by 1 5/8". 5/8" deep.
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.
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...