All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #297587 (stock #bauer11JH)
Huge and sparkling is what to call this Dorothy Bauer sun brooch. Every rhinestone is prong set by hand. Heavy gold plating and the Bauer oval mark compose the back. The brooch is 5" in diameter.
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Whimsical and just plain fun. Polcini presents us with a court jester of gold and silver plate. Shoulders, hips and legs are articulated and so, the figure moves as you do. Very three dimensional and nicely crafted. The chain on the left (as worn) is 9", the chain on the right 8" which makes the set of two balloons higher than the one balloon. Length of figure including the set of two balloons is 6 1/2". Figure width at arms is 3". Polcini cartouche on the back.
Huge, heavy, dramatic Bakelite. This bangle is outstanding. Rootbeer with butterscotch swirls. 1 5/8" wide, 5/8" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter.
With gilt surfaces and antiqued painted grooves Miriam Haskell presents an interesting look. Chunky and sophisticated. 1" long, 1" wide , 1/2" deep. Each earring is signed in two places.
Kenneth J Lane offers elegant earrings for that special occasion. They are clip earrings, 3 3/4" long and all rhinestones are prong set.
Lovely black and clear crystal faceted beads and an ornate clasp are presented by Givenchy. The cartouche on the back of the clasp is dated 1980 and is signed Givenchy. 36" approximately end to end including clasp.
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 : 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.
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.
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.
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".
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".
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".
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.
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #344195 (stock #uns5298F)
Huge and clunky. This bangle is that, and add to that the swirls of many colors and you have a great bracelet. The inside diameter is 2 5/8", outside diameter is 3 1/8", wall is 1/2", width is 1 1/8".
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.