Elegant Kenneth J Lane choker. Coral colored cabochons and tiny, tiny rhinestones surrounded by gold plated metal. Oval plaque on the back stamped KJL. 12 3/8" long with a 5" extension, 1 1/8" high.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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 : 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.
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.
This gold plated retro set is typical of the fine design and quality of Mazer jewelry. The brooch measures 2 5/8" long and 1 3/8" wide, the earrings measure 1 1/8" long by 5/8" wide. Very three dimensional.
Goldstone three strand large round hammered links necklace with huge pendant (not detachable) 4 3/4" by 3 1/2" with black cabochon center stone. Inside length 18". Ca 1950-60.
Multi-strand small black beads (plastic) with two strands larger black glass beads and 1 1/4" milifiore rectangular beads with 1 1/2" goldtone and milifiore flower clasp. 25" total inside length. Ca. 1950s
Graduated faux pearls and pearl floral pendant comprise this necklace. The pendant is very three dimensional, having pearlized flower petals completely surrounding the center stone (bottom half of petals do not show in the picture). Necklace 15" long, pendant 2" by 1 1/2". Charming Haskell.
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".
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.
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"...
Wonderfully fussy! Gilt leaves with glass and rhinestone flowers and two connecting sections of small pave mirrorback rhinestones. This is a beauty. 2 1/4" by 1 1/4". Oval signature plaque.
This 24" two strand Baroque pearl necklace is very elegant. Its clasp is typical Haskell fussiness complete with gilt leaves, pearls, and mirrorback rhinestones. Stamped oval signature plaque on the back of the clasp.
Beautiful quality, heavy. Five gold plated strands with sparkling square rhinestones. Arched clasps are a chunky 3/8" thick. What more could be expected of this 7" bracelet?
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #500173 (stock #schia28CX)
Elegant, sparkling Schiaparelli "watermelon" clip earrings. They shine in every color in the rainbow. Sophisticated in their squared off design, the faceted glass stone is surrounded by gold plated metal in a twisted rope design. Earrings are 7/8" square. The clips are signed Schiaparelli.
Fantastic! This brooch is in the style of Miriam Haskell, though unsigned. Various sizes and shapes of prong-set clear rhinestones along with faceted crystals of varying shapes and sizes. Double layer filigree backing typical of old Haskell. Great worn at the waist or to accent a plunging neckline. Over all length 4 3/4", width 2 1/4", depth 1". Very chunky and very well made.
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.
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...
Elegant brooch with lovely detail. Marked "Sterling by Cini" with an "A"&"F" superimposed with a "C" is in a box below. This big bird, pheasant by name, is 4 1/2" by 2 3/4".
HAR bug pin. Humorous gold toned winged bug with faux pearl vertical rows and ruby rhinestone eyes. Ca 1950s. L:1 5/8"
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...
The deepest emerald green that you can imagine, this five tier prong set rhinestone bracelet is a knock out! It is 7 1/2" long and 1 3/4" wide and is slightly dome shaped.
Resembling a Miriam Haskell piece, this unsigned bracelet has a lot of charm. Six gold plated links show off multiple size and shape of faux pearls and rhinestones set among multi-level leaves and scrolls that are also gold plated. The links are very chunky. The back of the links is smooth metal. Bracelet is 7 1/8" end to end, including hinged clasp. It is 1 3/4" wide.
Spectacular! Various sizes and shapes of glass beads and rhinestones all in shades of lavendar and purple. Flowers, starbursts and gilt leaves make up this elegant combination. The backs of the links are beautiful filigree. This is Haskell at its best. Signature on hook. 15" long, approximately, with a 4" extension. Center link 2 1/4" by 2 1/2", approximately. Side links 2 1/2" by 2 1/2" and end links 2" by 2 1/2", approximately. The necklace has its own satin lined leather-like case.
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.
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 : 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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #18761 (stock #Kramer 21E)
Signed Kramer of NY, this stunning necklace and earrings are all prong set. The green stones are a vibrant emerald color, and the clear rhinestones sparkle like diamonds. Great for any special occasion. Necklace is 18 1/2" end to end with the seven strand tassel measuring 2 3/8" long. The clip earrings have five strands and are 2" long.
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.
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 : 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".
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 : Rhinestone : Pre 1960 item #468475 (stock #uns5310N)
Dramatic and shimmering in three shades of green, this set deserves a good home. All the stones are prong set and foil backed. The quality of the rhinestones is outstanding. The necklace, bracelet, and one earring are marked "Made in West Germany. The inside edge of the choker is 13 1/2", end to end with a 2 1/2" extension chain. The choker is 1 3/8" wide. The bracelet is 7 1/8" end to end, and 1 3/8" wide. The clip earring are 1" by 1/2".
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".
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.
Beautifully crafted HAR pin. Gold plated with delightful faux jade beads. Typical of HAR's quality and personality. Very three dimensional. Marked HAR on the back. From the 1950's. 2 1/2" diameter.
Faceted glass beads and tiny mirrorback rhinestones form this necklace by Eugene. The pendant presents a glass bead flower head thatis surrrounded by gilt leaves. It is so chunky that the picture shows shadows where none exist. Please note the beautiful backing with the Eugene plaque. The whole of the necklace is very much in the Haskell style. Inside length 17". Pendant 2 5/8" by 2".
Sparkling 2" x 2 1/4" butterfly with aqua, amethyst, ruby, and pierdot colored rhinestones on a goldtone frame.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #529502 (stock #carn37L86)
SOLD, in archives
SOLD, in archives
Hattie Carnegie uses enamel,faux pearl and gold plate for this most unusual set, huge and dramatic to say the least. Very three dimensional.The brooch may also be worn as a pendant. Brooch is 3" long plus 1" pearl dangles, and is 2 1/4" wide. Earrings are 1" in diameter. The brooch and one ear are signed.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #569147 (stock #holly1JGX)
Show stopper. No doubt about it, this necklace will be noticed and admired. Large iridescent faceted crystals compose the two strand necklace, while various shapes, sizes and colors of rhinestones make up the very chunky bow and clasp. The plaque on the back of the bow says "Hollycraft, 1957". Necklace, including bow is 17" with a 4" extension, bow is 3 1/4" by 3 1/4".
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #706682 (stock #Bouc63JBX)
This Boucher gold plated choker is rounded and is threaded on coiled wire which makes it very flexible and so it molds nicely around the neck. Intricate design work and Boucher's fine crafting make this piece highly desireable and very wearable. Boucher mark on the back along with pat. pen. and some illegible numbers. 13 1/2" around the inside, 7/8" wide.
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #269342 (stock #hask199GX)
Lovely Miriam Haskell Baroque pearls with a very interesting chain. This combination of chains and pearls is classic Miriam Haskell. 13 1/2" in length with a 3" extension.
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".
Marcel Boucher flower brooch. Vermeil sterling with long bright green faceted crystals and turquoise glass cabochon center. Old "MB" mark. Ca 1940s. L:2 3/4"
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 : Designer : Pre 1960 item #646487 (stock #schia29JC)
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Elegant, chunky and sophisticated, this Schiaparelli set is heavily gold plated and in a rope design. The tassels on the earrings and necklace swing slightly on movement. All pieces are signed. The necklace is adjustable and is 16" end to end when fully extended. The longer tassel on the necklace is 5". Total length of earrings is 2 1/2" by 3/4".
These pretty faux Baroque pearls are surrounded by a gilt setting. The whole of it couldn't be anything but Haskell and the oval plaque on the back confirms it.The pin is 1 3/4" in 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.
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.
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.