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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #97094 (stock #pat20JEX)
Created by contemporary American designer Patrice, this limited edition is the very finest in materials, design and detail. Things made by Patrice are of heirloom quality. Sterling vermeil, fresh water pearls, red jasper, turquoise and German resin compose the elegant necklace. Double strand necklace is 17" end to end. Pendant is 2 3/4" by 1 1/2".
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.
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.
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.
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 #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".
Luscious red Bakelite bangle. Chunky, heavy and nicely carved. 1 5/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter. The Bakelite is old. I think the bracelet may be recently carved.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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".
Regal: bejeweled in saphire and white diamond rhinestones, this Florenza charmer has a real presence. Very three dimensional. 1 1/2" high, 1 1/8" wide, 3/4" deep. The white that appears around the mouth is a reflection. There is no flaw on the piece.
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.
Looking more like lace than metal, this necklace is most unique.It is composed of three rows of "lace", each a different width. Very flexible to mold to the wearer's neck and shoulders. Inside circumference is approximately 15" with a 2" extension. Width is 2".
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.
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.
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.
While this beautiful and dramatic collar is of fairly recent vintage (1960's?), it has the look of centuries gone by. Stamped gold plated links in various designs house brilliant prong-set rhinestones. This necklace won't be seen again! 18" inside length. Links 1 1/4" by 1 1/2".
Hattie Carnegie presents coppery autumn colors in this chunky set. Glass beads, sequin shaped aurora borealis beads, copper colored stones and metal flowers with a taupe faux Baroque pearl dangle. Lovely Haskell-like filigree back. Brooch would also be lovely worn as a pendant if a pendant ring were added (simple, see a jeweler). Brooch is 3 1/4" total length, body of brooch is 1 3/4" in diameter, 3/4" deep. Clip earrings are 1 3/8" in diameter, 3/4" deep.
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...
Stunning Kenneth J Lane hinged bracelet in twisted rope design. Both gold plating and pave rhinestones sparkle. 1" wide, 2 1/4" inside diameter.
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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".
This stunning jacket is in the style of Paco Rabanne. Wear it over, say, a long slinky black dress or pants, very dramatic! It is if disk and link construction which makes it easy to wear and move in. Front opening with oval disk closure at the top. Purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue, New York City, 1967. You will never see another one. Size 8, approximately.
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.
Glass cabochon and beads with gilt. Haskell is stamped on the shank of the screw-clip. Total length is 1 3/4, dangle is 1 1/8 long and 1" wide.
This beautiful choker and its fringe is a show-stopper for sure! The 7/8" by 3/8" fringe-ends glow a deep rich red, while the 1/4" round rhinestones glisten. The all prong-set choker is 13 1/4" long with a 4" extension, and is 1" wide. Longest fringe is 4 1/2". Unsigned.
Reminiscent of "Tweety Bird", this little HAR enameled bird is sassy and classy. 1 3/8" high, 1 1/4" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #80874 (stock #30JEX)
Tops in quality and design.Contemporary American designer Patrice is an international award winner for her hand-crafted, limited edition jewelry.This lion head pendant necklace is of vintage German glass from the 1930-40", resin, genuine turquoise, sterling silver vermeil and real pearls. Outstanding!Necklace is 17" long, pendant is 3" long and 1 1/2" wide.
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.
Hard to find and always unique. That describes the lovely designs of Cadoro. This elegant necklace presents silky faux pearls and glistening plastic spheres in a pale jade color. Spheres are transparent and scallop-shaped. Necklace is 16" long, large sphere is 1 1/2" in diameter.
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"
Drop dead gorgeous! Fantastic brilliant rhinestones, all prong set by Vogue. Could not be more dramatic--a real show-stopper! 15" around. Bib is 4 1/2" wide at top, 4" long. Each rhinestone is 1/2" wide, 3/4" long. Marked VOGUE JLRY.
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #74680 (stock #uns5031HX)
Ferociously dramatic cat, this.Composed of real stones and plastic he makes his presence known. Good even if you're not a Leo. Necklace length 23", including clasp. Pendant 3 3/8" wide, 3 1/4" high, approximately. Earrings 1 1/2", approximately.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #74500 (stock #Hobe 19L73)
Glamorous Hobe. Citrine, smoky topaz and diamond-like rhinestones, all prong set. A show stopper! 14" inside length plus 3" extension. Front depth 1 5/8", tassel 2 1/2".
Delightfully devilish dragon by Schrager. This imp would scare no one and does have the power to charm. Gold plated with fire red rhinestone eyes, turquoise colored beads on his spine and a large sprawling fin with pave rhinestones. Very three dimensional with multi-layers. Oval signed plaque on the back. 2 3/8" wide, 2 1/8" high.
$145 (left, $165 (right) SOLD
$145 (left, $165 (right) SOLD
Left: cut through, resin washed, marbled and chunky, this is a handsome Bakelite bracelet. 1/2" wide,3/8" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter. Right:Black (in some light dark green) with deeply carved daisy pattern, chunky. 1/2" wide, 3/8" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter.
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.
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.
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 #70336 (stock #patr17JD)
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Created by contemporary American designer Patrice, this limited edition necklace is the very finest in materials, design and details. The necklace is composed of vintage European glass, genuine jade and golden obsidian with brass and a string of genuine pearls. It may be worn looped at the bottom or doubled and then looped through. All things made by Patrice are of heirloom quality. The necklace is 48" end to end.
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 : 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 : 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.
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.
Schiaparelli's gold plated rope necklace and bracelet, each with a pendant resembling a slide. The crystal dangles are in jewel tones of opal, blue, red, green and gold and their transparency makes them shimmer as real jewels would. The earrings have the same jewel-tone dangles with the principle large crystal being ruby color. A lavish treat: rare to find a three piece set from the masterful Elsa Schiaparelli! Necklace is 13" with a 4" extension and is 3/8" thick...
Created by contemporary American designer Patrice,this limited edition set is the very finest in quality, design and detail. Art Nouveau style is evident here in the lovely dragonfly design. The set is made of vintage European glass with brass. The flat 17" chain is plated in 24 carat gold. The pendant is 2" wide, 2 1/8" long and very chunky. Note the beautiful three dimensional pendant backing. The earrings are 1" long by 7/8" wide and also very chunky...
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.
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This trio of carved Bakelite bangles is great worn is stack fashion. The green are translucent, the butterscotch is opaque.Each is 7/8" wide with a 1/4" straight wall.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #50055 (stock #17FX, 22D)
(brown), (butterscotch) SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
(brown), (butterscotch) SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
The brown Bakelite bracelet on the left has a nicely carved daisy pattern. 7/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter. The brown marbled butterscotch ("Mississippi Mud") on the right is chunky and has a lighter colored inside demonstrating age. 3/4" wide, 3/8" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter.
Beautiful small simulated Baroque pearls give this Miriam Haskell necklace a dainty look. Flower clasp stamped Miriam Haskell. 27 1/2" end to end.
Gilt and amber glass cabachon, this Miriam Haskell floral pin is charming. It has the advantage of the first Haskell signature, the horseshoe plaque marked Miriam Haskell. From the late 1940's it has Haskell's lovely filigree back. 2 1/2" long, 1 1/2" wide.
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"...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 2000 item #44713 (stock #uns5251L72)
Sassy. Enamel, gold plate and rhinestones, this cute critter will steal your heart. Contemporary and well made, very three dimensional. 2 1/4" tall, 1 3/4" wide.
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.
Gold plated heraldic brooch that can also be worn as a pendant. Very ornate. Unusually shaped stones have simulated matrix of black and copper on gray. Back is as ornate as the front. 2 3/4" high, 2 1/2" wide.
Turquoise glass beads and tiny rhinestones, all prong set, compose these lovely DeMario earrings. Gilt flowers and leaves complete the design. These hinged clip earrings are delicate in appearance while also being very three dimensional. 2 1/4" top to bottom. The ball of the dangle is 7/8" across and 3/8" deep. The ear attachment piece is signed DeMario.