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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
set SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
set SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #42598 (stock #cavin7jcxA)
This Alice Caviness set is masterful in combining stones in various shapes, colors and sizes: simulated pale opals, black glass marquis and pear shapes, white glass stones and aurora borealis rhinestones, all prong set and surrounded by gold plated braid-like wire. Handsomely designed and of the finest quality. Necklace with Alice Caviness oval plaque is 15" long, approximately, by 1 5/8" wide with a 2 1/2" extension. Clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. one earring is signed.
Luscious, shiny pear fruit with pale green enamel, gold leaf and tiny pave rhinestones. An adorable, wearable pin by wonderful HAR, from the 1950's. 1" wide 2" high, 5/8" deep.
Elegant elephant.Great detail for such a tiny little guy.Plum, cream and lavendar enamel with gold plate. Marked Boucher with the #0577p.
Stunning five strand orange-coral plastic beads in this necklace and bracelet by Schiaparelli. Each piece has an ornate and dramatic clasp of prong set aurora borealis and black rhinestones and small orange- coral beads. The necklace may be worn in the traditional manner, or the clasp may be worn in front or at the side of the neck. Shortest strand of the necklace is 13 1/2", longest 18" with clasp adding another 2", and with top to bottom measurement 1 1/2"...
Five strands of unusually shaped black and gray-swirl glass beads with gold spacers. Shortest strand is 18 1/2", longest is 22". The 1 3/8" clasp is very ornate with gilt flowers and leaves and black beads and mirror back rhinestones in classic, elegant Haskell fashion. Oval signature on back of clasp.
This sassy snake brooch and his buddy earrings attempt to look ferocious, but they wouldn't scare anyone. These are well crafted pieces in gold tone with white and red enamel and glinting red rhinestone eyes. Brooch is 1 3/4" by 1 1/2". Dangle clip earrings 1 1/2" from top of clip to bottom of dangle, and 3/4" across.
Typical of the dazzling rhinestone clips by Eisenberg. This large two prong sterling fur clip has a block-letter imbedded signature.It dates from around 1945. 3" long, 2 1/8" wide.
Charming pendant with simulated Baroque pearls and gilt. Double faced filigree back with oval Haskell plaque. Square shape link chain 23" long end to end. Pendant 3 1/4" long including dangles. 1 1/2" wide.
The beautiful design and craftsmanshiip typical of Castlecliff is evident in this gold plated brooch. The flowerheads are glass cabochons in transparent and opaque red and pink glass. Very three dimensional. 2 5/8" high, 2 1/4" wide and 7/8" thick.
Black jewelry has a sophisticated look. This Weiss set is no exception.Glittering black- faceted glass beads compose the leaf brooch and the clip earrings. Brooch 2 1/4" wide and 2 1/2" high. Earrings 3/4" in diameter. Pin and one earring marked Weiss.
While not a true set, these two match beautifully. Both are marbled with yellow, and the luscious green is more vivid than appears in the picture. The longer of the two necklace strands of carved graduated beads is 21" end to end. There is a 3 1/2" extension. The chunky uncarved bracelet is 7/8" wide with a 1/4" wall and a 2 1/2" inside 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.
Gold plated set with fringe on both necklace and earrings, each strand is set off by one tiny prong set rhinestone. The necklace has the Hattie Carnegie oval plaque, and the earrings are stamped Carnegie. Necklace 15 1/2" end to end, with double row of fringe 1" wide and 2 1/2" long, approximately. Double row fringe earrings 1/4" wide, 1 3/4" long.
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.
Beautifully and deeply carved Bakelite, this set was once a lighter melon color as the back of each piece demonstrates. The stiffened fabric belt (37") and can be used or easily replaced by another belt of choice. Buckle is 2 3/4" wide, 2 1/8" high. Pair of dress clips 1" wide, 1 3/4" high.
Always stylish and well made, this Schiaparelli brooch is no exception. Gold plated sculpted leaves surround black glass faceted stones. The effect is striking. 2 5/8" high. 2 5/8" wide. 1/2" deep.
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...
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #31307 (stock #vrba2kcx)
This flower basket brooch by Vrba is spectacular, huge and very three dimensional. Verba, who formerly designed for Miriam Haskell, has outdone himself on this one! Composed of glass beads and shimmering amathyst rhinestones placed in a dark metal setting, this brooch is a show stopper when worn. And, it is a treasure for the collector. An astounding 5" high, 4" wide and (approximately) 1 1/4" deep. Signed Lawrence Vrba on an oval plaque.
Deep, deep saphire blue emerald-cut glass stone in a handsome setting. Goldtone with a three strand goldtone chains necklace. Any jewelry by Adele Simpson is rare, and sometimes made for Simpson by Schreiner as this piece may have been. Pendant is 1 1/4" by 1" and is 3/4" deep. Full length of chains and clasp is 14 1/2".
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.
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".
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.
Garnet color glass beads on hand knotted string. Sterling, marquisite: what more could be asked of this elegant Deco necklace? 39" full length of knotted beads, 1 1/8" diameter of circular attachment, 2 3/4" tassel.
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".
Beyond saying Bakelite and unusual, how do I describe this bracelet. The thin bottom layer appears to have been painted in a "leopard" pattern while the top layer is red-like brown in a beautifully carved floral pattern. It is intricate and delicate looking. Bottom layer has some slight hint of red in some places.5/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter.