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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 : Designer : Pre 1940 item #710632 (stock #chan5ND)
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Wonderful Chanel brooch from the 1930's. It is in excellent condition. There are five enamel flowers with leaves (the white one faces sideways), and the center and the perimeter of the bow are studded with clear, sparkling, tiny rhinestones. The metal back is silver color. Chanel in script is on the center back. 3 1/4" wide, 1 3/4" high. Quite chunky.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #452192 (stock #deLil4L82)
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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 #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...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #653090 (stock #deLil11QE)
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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...
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...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #680284 (stock #deLil12S)
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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 #458023 (stock #deLil7L82)
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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 1960 item #16418 (stock #Korda 1GX)
I can just see this pair slogging through the desert. Somewhat humorous, yet with a certain dignity that comes from the exotic. This brooch is beautiful in its three dimensional design and is silver plated. Plaque on the back says Thief of Bagdad (from the film) and Korda. There is a "3" on the left and a "6" on the right along with some other unclear markings. From spear end to hoof is 3" and from spear tip to tail is 2 1/2".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #662
Elephant pendant necklace. You don't have to be a Republican to love this one.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #13037 (stock #2i)
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 #9711 (stock #16i)
Shaggy, chunky and very dramatic, this 13 1/2" necklace has a 2 1/2" extension. There are two layers of goldtone fringe, the longest measures 1 1/2" and the shimmering prong set rhinestones mesure 1 3/4".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #9019 (stock #11G)
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 1960 item #8708 (stock #20jl63)
Frilly as an Easter bonnet, this baroque pearl choker has ruby red stones and small red and white spacer beads. Add to that small gilt leaves in the Haskell style, and it becomes a charmer. Shortest strand of pearls is 14", Hinged clip earrings are 1 1/4" by 1".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #87527 (stock #5233GX)
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #13556 (stock #Mazer12)
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #35386 (stock #5229J)
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 : Designer : Pre 1960 item #21803 (stock #28J)
Rich sky blue and clear rhinestones in various sizes and shapes, this set demonstrates the elegant style that was Hattie Carnegie's. Rhodium plated, the choker is 12 3/4" with a 3 1/2" rhinestone extension chain.(note rhinestone tassels) Clip earrings are 1 3/4" long and 1" at widest.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #6894 (stock #6JGX)
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 : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #11668 (stock #5221L64)
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1940 item #6840 (stock #faceE)
This exotic Deco brooch of black colored metal (for dramatic effect) measures 2 3/8" long and 2 1/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #367
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 1960 item #366
HAR bug pin. Humorous gold toned winged bug with faux pearl vertical rows and ruby rhinestone eyes. Ca 1950s. L:1 5/8"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #340
Hattie Carnegie pendant necklace. Overlapping goldtone links, goldtone oriental design pendant with large green plastic dragon with rhinestone eye. Ca 1950s. L:22" (pendant, D:3")
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #18883 (stock #Bake77B)
This bracelet is a luscious tomato red. It is shiny, sleek, wide and marbled. 1 5/16" wide, 3/16" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #9891 (stock #bake73D)
This sassy scottie silhouette is typical of the early Bakelite days. Scotties were a popular breed then, partly because of Franklin Roosevelt's little scottie Fala. This little butterscotch guy measures 2 3/8" nose to tail and 2 1/8" ear to paw.3/16" thick.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #44001 (stock #deMar14D)
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #17707 (stock #Bak62L60)
With its continuous carved leaf pattern, this orange bangle has a presence! It is 1 7/16" wide with a straight wall and a 2 1/2" inside diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #355
Unique Bakelite necklace. Five red Bakelite discs with oriental painted faces on celluloid link chain. Ca 1930. L:21"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #9776 (stock #SOLD, 49G )
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Clip: Very dark brown carved disk with raised butterscotch disk carved in a geometric pattern. 2 3/4" diameter, 3/8" thick, approximately. Earrings:painted and carved black and butterscotch clip earrings in flowerhead design.1 12" diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #9892 (stock #74A)
Marbled and painted , this very old brooch was originally aqua in color as is evident on its back. It measures 2 1/4" long, 2" wide approximately. It is worn arrows facing down.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #12437
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Red leaf pattern, 9/16" wide, #58BX, SOLD. Dark green with butterscotch marble,pierced, 3/4" wide, deeply carved, #70G, $145. Butterscotch floral,5/8" wide, deeply carved, #68EX,SOLD. Red geometric pattern, 3/4" wide, #32FX, SOLD. Avacado with butterscotch marble, 5/8" wide,deeply carved, #71GX,SOLD. All five bracelets have 2 1/2" inside diameter and 1/4" wall.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #12515 (stock #3090B)
Great carving in this floral motif clip. The back reveals that it was once olive in color, and time has turned it to a nice warm brown. The clip has a patent number, long, and difficult to read. 2 1/4" long, 1 1/2" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #3984 (stock #158GX)
Seven goldtone chains, each different, with one strand of Baroque pearls, gold color spacers, 17" long.Makes a handsome collar when worn.Note charming flower attachments and clasp.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #6024
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Brown with daisy and leaf pattern 1" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter. Creamed corn, pierced, 1 1/4" wide, 2 12" inside diameter. Tangerine with geometric carving. 7/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter. All three nicely carved. White spots exist only in the picture. All in great condition.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #13516 (stock #55i)
Carved and painted with a 3/8" wall, a 3/8" height, this Bakelite bracelet is great worn singly or in a group. 2 1/2" inside dimension. Flip side of the bracelet has the same design as that shown.