All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #415297 (stock #bauer17)
What a fun pin! Dorothy Bauer has a great sense of humor which is expressed in many of her charming creations. This brooch is very three dimensional. The ball of rhinestone "ice cream" is 3/4" from front to back and forms one half of a sphere. The brooch is 3" long and 1 1/2" wide. Great piece for the summer season!
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #349428 (stock #uns5302D)
Gold plate with elegant faceted glass amethysts. Bezel set. Sparkling clear rhinestones. 6 1/8" inside circumference, band is 7/8" wide, front mounting 1 3/4" high by 3" wide.
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.
SOLD, in archives
SOLD, in archives
Glass cabochons in simulated ruby, onyx and lapis. Links are strung on metal chain. Very smart when worn. The roundedness of the collar makes dark edges in this picture that do not exist on the collar. 14" inside circumference, 1 1/2" at its widest.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #352929 (stock #bauer15G)
Outrageous! To start with this Bauer bird is 6" long, has "tail feathers" dangling freely to pick up any movement, and is very three dimensional. The Austrian crystal stones are all prong set and range from irridescent green, to white, pink and gold. This parrot does everything but talk! The oval Bauer cartouche is on the back. He comes with a collectors' record and description.
These regal brooches are gold plated and enameled, and are accented by tiny red beads. They are probably pre the second world war and are stamped Germany. Large figure 2 3/4" by 2". Small 2" by 1 1/2".
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 #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.
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
Stunning Kenneth J Lane hinged bracelet in twisted rope design. Both gold plating and pave rhinestones sparkle. 1" wide, 2 1/4" inside diameter.
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".
Heavily gold plated, this Trifari fur clip has the crown mark over the stamp of Trifari.An old Trifari piece probably from the 1930's. Note the safety clasp on one of the prongs. Pave rhinestones with large multi-colored crystals. 3" by 1 1/2".
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".
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 1970 item #502335 (stock #Dior8L86)
SOLD, in archives
SOLD, in archives
Elegant in its simplicity, this Dior brooch is composed of shiny black enamel, gold plate and sparkling clear rhinestones. Note how handsomely the rhinestones are set. The brooch is 2 1/2" long and 7/8" at its widest, It is signed on the back Chr. Dior.
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.
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.
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 : Designer : Pre 2000 item #187053 (stock #laritz2DX)
The fun of Lunch at the Ritz jewelry! These earring will spice up the holidays. Light weight with gold plate, enamel and small crystals. For pierced ears. Lunch at the Ritz puts their jewelry on tri-folding cards which tells about them and dates each piece of jewelry. These particular earrings date from their 1990 collection and as such are "old timers" and very collectible! 3 5/8" long,1 1/4" wide approximately.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #190133 (stock #bauer6EX)
Enormous and elegant is this Dorothy Bauer creation. The delicate body is like an elongated spool of antiqued wire. The shimmering wings are aurora borealis pronged rhinestones. A wonderful unique piece to add to (or start) a collection. 5" by 5".
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.
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.
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".
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #416966 (stock #bauer16EX)
Wonderful Dorothy Bauer brooch! This little turtle has personality!. Beautiful prong set blue and green rhinestones making a charming design on the turtle's back. The brooch is very three dimenional being 1 1/8" thick from top of shell down. He is 2 3/4" nose to tail and 1 1/2" flipper to flipper.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #187420 (stock #BAUER10E)
The prong set rhinestones that create this Dorothy Bauer brooch are brilliant! The basket handle swivels and can be used as a prop to display the basket as part of a collection. The basket is rounded and the brooch is chunky. 2 1/2" by 2", 3/8" front to back.
Ornate oval disk with six 1/2" round dangles to add more "dangle ability". This is impressive since these huge earrings measure 3" from the top of the clip to the bottom of the dangles. The width of the oval is 1 3/4".
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.
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".
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #189788 (stock #paveEX)
Sassy Scotty. A whimsical creation by French designer Pavone. Made of galalith (a derivative of skim milk) with a hand painted eye looking right at you. 3 1/2" nose to tail, 2" paw to ear, 1/4" thick. Signed Pavone on the back.
Unusual piece by Judith Leiber. Gold plated links ride flat around the back of the neck and that presents a striking effect. The necklace be worn with the long part in the front or in the back. Very elegant! 32" total length, 1" wide. Metal tag marked Judith Leiber.
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.
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.
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".
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 : Designer : Contemporary item #190126 (stock #bauer7D)
Dorothy Bauer's leaping frog, perky and fun. As with all her delightful creations the rhinestones are of finest quality and are all prong set. Frog is 3" by 2 1/4" and, as you can see in the pictures, thick. Dorothy Bauer identification card is included. Frog has Bauer's oval stamp on underside.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #712481 (stock #bauer28DX)
This sassy little tree by Dorothy Bauer has personality! Its stones are all prong set including the clear rhinestone "star" on the top. Bauer signature is on the back. The base is round so that the tree may be displayed when not being worn. 2 1/2" tall, 1 1/2" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #187457 (stock #patr32DX)
Lovely Patrice piece. Made with vintage German glass in combination with brass. Bar is 2 1/8" by 3/4", pendant is 1 1/8" by 1 1/4".
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.
Whimsical and just plain fun. Polcini presents us with a court jester of gold and silver plate. Shoulders, hips and legs are articulated and so, the figure moves as you do. Very three dimensional and nicely crafted. The chain on the left (as worn) is 9", the chain on the right 8" which makes the set of two balloons higher than the one balloon. Length of figure including the set of two balloons is 6 1/2". Figure width at arms is 3". Polcini cartouche on the back.
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 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.
Faceted crystals and pave rhinestones compose this delicate dome-shaped floral brooch. Rhodium plate. 2 1/4" by 1 1/2" approximately.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #187047 (stock #patr19D)
Delightful Patrice frog with vintage German glass, genuine Wyoming jade and brass. Chunky, four layers. 1 1/4" square, 5/8" front to back.
Fun, fun!!! This saguaro cactus is all decked out. Huge Christmas tree lights all but glow. The delightful shape of the rhinestone sagauro copies the shape of the real thing. A sassy little treasure. Dorothy Bauer plaque on the back. 2 1/2" by 2".
Robert's lovely work in this delicate pin. All tiny wired pearls and prong set rhinestones. Very three dimensional and very Haskell-like. Double filigree gilt backing with the Robert plaque. 1 7/8" diameter, 3/4 deep.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #101292 (stock #schia26L75)
Beautiful shades of blue and turquoise in this Schiaparelli art work. The glass stones seem to glow from within. Gold plated metal with Schiaparelli plaque on the back. 2 1/4" top to bottom, 2 1/4" wide.
Tiny glass beads cover most of this curled Haskell gilt feather. Delicate. Miriam Haskell oval plaque on the back. 2 1/8" long, 1 1/2" wide.
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 : Pre 1960 item #120964 (stock #hask32KL)
This Haskell is clearly for blue lovers. Interesting design and very chunky. Three ornate silver gilt circles form the back, The oval Miriam Haskell plaque tops them off. 2 1/2" long, 1 1/4" wide.
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.
Beautiful transparent green glass dangles with fussy faux pearls and rhinestones attached. These Vogue earrings would be great for the holidays! 2 3/8" total length, dangle is 1/2" in diameter.
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.
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.
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.
Elegant elephant.Great detail for such a tiny little guy.Plum, cream and lavendar enamel with gold plate. Marked Boucher with the #0577p.