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".
Spectacular by any standard!This Weiss collar-necklace with its matching bracelet and earrings is outstanding, as is the quality of its rhinestones. The necklace is 3 1/2" wide with a 13" inside length, approximately. It has a hook and eye type fastening. The bracelet is 7" long and 5/8" wide. Clip earrings are 1" long and 3/8" wide. The bracelet is the marked piece and it is stamped Weiss on the clasp.
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.
Beautifully made brooch with charm to boot. Enamel with faux pearls on gold plated metal. Trifari plaque on the back. 2 7/8" long, 1 5/8" wide.
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.
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.
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.
Gold over brass with faux baroque pearls, this is a charming and unusual necklace. Choker length is 13 1/2' with a 1 1/2" extension chain. The bib is 11" at its longest.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #680284 (stock #deLil12S)
set SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
set SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
The color combination in this DeLillo set is stunning! The faceted black glass beads are laced with turquoise roundels. The faceted red crystals are open back and the red is firey and gleaming. The red stones are surrounded by turquoise and black stones, all prong set by hand. This set was designed and executed by Robert Clark, chief designer for DeLillo, and former chief designer for Miriam Haskell. This particular set was the proto-type for the limited edition of it that followed...
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".
Turquoise cabachons, pave rhinestones and chunky gold plated metal comprise this elegant set. The diamond shaped brooch is 2 3/4" square and the oval looking clip earrings are really round and 1" in diameter.
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.
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".
Black glass faceted beads and tiny pave rhinestones comprise this dramatic piece. From the rhinestone clasp to the tip of the longest teardrop dangle measures 24".Put this with a simple, elegant outfit and you're set to go!
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #462035 (stock #deLil5L82)
Very dramatic and very versitile, this William DeLillo necklace is is a choker, a pendant-necklace, and a brooch (this necessitates prying open the two rings that attach the pendant to the choker) If worn as a pendant-necklace, the pin fastener can be secured to fabric to hold the pendant in place. This ingeneous piece was designed by Robert Clark, former chief designer for Miriam Haskell. This piece was purchased from Mr. Clark and Mr...
This Napier necklace and earrings has a distinctive look. Gold plated and of intricate design, they are light weight for ease of wearing. Necklace is 13" from clasp to bottom. Dangle earring are 2 1/4" from top. Disk is 1" in diameter.
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.
Gorgeous!Japanned metal with brilliant clear rhinestones in various shapes, all prong set.Hinged bangle 2 3/8" inside measurement, 1" front width, 3/8" back width. Necklace has five links and is 12 1/4" long with a 3 1/4" chain extension.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #416228 (stock #delil2L82Q)
This gorgeous DeLillo set was designed by DeLillo's partner, Robert Clark, head designer for Miriam Haskell until the late 1960's when he joined DeLillo in creating some of the most exclusive and elegant costume jewelry of that time. Many pieces were made to order and all contined only finest materials and were hand crafted. This necklace, bracelet and earrings are of glass and heavy gold plate. We purchased this set from Mr. DeLillo's and Mr. Clark's personal collection...
Cadoro gold toned hinged bracelet with sea shell decoration in "repousse" high relief on "hand hammered" ground with irregular edge. L:2 3/4"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #452192 (stock #deLil4L82)
This magnificent necklace was created for the House of DeLillo by Robert Clark in the early 1970s. Clark, former chief designer for Miriam Haskell, left to form a partnership with DeLillo in the late 1960's. Fantasy Jewels purchased this most unusual necklace from DeLillo/Clark personal collection. The necklace is heavily gold plated and all the hundreds of tiny rhinestones are hand set. The detail work on this amazing piece makes it an artwork and truly a collectors dream...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #458023 (stock #deLil7L82)
SOLD in archives
SOLD in archives
Stunning and of superb quality and design, this amazing set was designed for the House of DeLillo in 1970 by Robert Clark former chief designer for Miriam Haskell. We purchased it directly from Mr. Clark and Mr. DeLillo. It was part of their personal collection. All hand done, the metal work is intricate and elaborate, and the glass stones are deep and rich in color. The gold plating is very heavy. The necklace and bracelet are signed deLillo and the earrings are signed wm deLillo...
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 : Pre 1980 item #461086 (stock #kLane28KE)
Outrageous is truly the word for these Kenneth Lane dangle earrings. All stones are prong set. 4 5/8" long from the top of the clip to the bottom of the middle drop. The dangle itself is 2 1/4" by 2 1/4".
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.
Faceted crystals and pave rhinestones compose this delicate dome-shaped floral brooch. Rhodium plate. 2 1/4" by 1 1/2" approximately.
Elephant pendant necklace. You don't have to be a Republican to love this one.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #469229 (stock #deLil6L82)
Robert Clark designed this gorgeous set for the House of deLillo in the 1970's. Clark was, prior to his partnership with William deLillo, chief designer for Mariam Haskell. He brought with him to deLillo his superb design ability and craftsmanship. This set uses only the finest materials in both glass beads and heavy gold plate.We purchased this set directly from William deLillo and Robert Clark and was part of their personal collection...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #96763 (stock #uns5269L76)
Outrageous!This chunky necklace is fun and also dramatic. Real sea shells,gold plated faux branch coral, large faceted crystals with small plastic "crystals" that form the choker to which the others are attached (plastic used there to keep the necklace light enough to be comfortable.) A show stopper on any festive occasion. 13" long with a 2" extension, 3 1/2" wide, approximately.
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".
Charming vermeil flower face with pave set clear rhinestones. Each petal is cupped which makes the rough-faced gold finish reflect and sparkle. 1 3/4" diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1980 item #21788 (stock #5228jgx)
For those who enjoy the spotlight, this is the necklace! The prong set rhinestones shimmer like diamonds in every color of the rainbow. The choker part is 14 1/4" long with a 2 1/2" extension, and it is 1 3/4" wide. The fringe itself is 6 1/4" at its longest, and 1" at its shortest.
In the style of Paco Rabanne who introduced "metal clothing" in the late 1960's, this Italian halter is something you are not likely to see again. Light as a feather for ease of wearing, boldly chic, and great worn under, say, an open velvet jacket, or over a long halter-shaped dress. Purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue, New York City in 1967. Fits size eight, approximately.
Chanel's elegant simplicity. Gold plated with lusterous faux pearls. Note the double "C" design in the corners of each earring. Plaque on back says "Chanel, 94p, made in France." 1 1/4" diameter, 1/2" deep.
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.
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
Six strand faux coral and faux jade choker. Plaque on clasp marked "KJL". 17 1/2" long, clasp 1 1/2" by 1".
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1980 item #10100 (stock #5182L58)
Crystal-clear beautiful quality rhinestones.This dramatic bracelet is 6 3/4" around and 3 5/8" in width. No other jewelry need be worn, this says it all!
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".
This floral brooch is dramatic and enormous! Note the interesting texture of the flower petals. It is very three dimensional. 4 1/2" in diameter and 1 1/4" deep.
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.
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".
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.
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #96798 (stock #hask188L76)
Huge, ornate, heavy Haskell. Faux Baroque pearls with various size rhinestones, all prong set. Miriam Haskell oval plaque on back of brooch, earrings stamped Haskell. Brooch is 3" in diameter, 1/2" thick. Clip/screw earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter plus pearl dangle.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #147565 (stock #hask185E)
Haskell's various shaped glass beads in crisp white, red, and blue is great for warm weather dressing. This long rope necklace (54") and the matching wrap bracelet (7" around, 3/4" high) may have been designed in honor of the bicentenial in 1976. Each piece has the Miriam Haskell oval tag attached.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #286348 (stock #ciner24K)
Beautiful quality and design, this is an elegant set by Ciner. Heavy gold plating and enamel with brilliant prong set rhinestones. Truly a set for the collector. Necklace measures 15" around the inside, links 3/4" wide, bracelet measures 7" around the inside with links 3/4" wide.
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 : 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".
SOLD in ARCHIVES
SOLD in ARCHIVES
Designed for Haskell by Larry Vrba in 1973. Made of gilded metal with plastic stones imitating jade (or perhaps end of day Bakelite?). Featured in "The Jewels of Miriam Haskell", page 202. Oval metal cartouche is marked Miriam Haskell. Bracelet is 2" high.
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #653090 (stock #deLil11QE)
SOLD IN ARCHIVES
SOLD IN ARCHIVES
DeLillo offers an unbelievably gorgeous necklace! Expert craftsmanship and design. Fourteen gold-plated fused segments with tiny green rhinestones and teardrop shape glass stones, all hand set.Designed for the House of deLillo by Robert Clark, former chief designer for Miriam Haskell, this necklace was Mr. Clark's prototype for the limited edition of it. It came from Mr. deLillo's personal archives...
Fantastic!The finest in quality and design: the pearls, while false, look absolutely real, and the Venitian glass blue beads glow and shimmer in the light. Purchased in Venice in the 1970's. Clasp is marked PAULY,CVH. The necklace has four strands, the pendant six dangles. The necklace is 31" end to end, the pendant with dangles is 4 1/2", the lovely intricate sphere is 1 1/4" in diameter.
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 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 : 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.
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...