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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #292116 (stock #1i, 2ix)
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(oval), (fluted) BOTH SOLD
Contemporary American designer Karen Bachman has created these elegant lucite bracelets. The oval one (1i)has an inner lining of gold and silver leaf and it is 10" around the outside and 5 1/2" around the inside. The opening is 1 1/4". It is 1 3/4" high and its wall is 3/4". Her signature is etched on the edge. The fluted bracelet (2ix) has an inner lining of gold and copper leaf and is 10" around the outside, 5 1/2" around the inside with an opening of 1 1/4". It is 1 1/8 wide with a 1" wall...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #710610 (stock #vrba4J)
Fabulous and festive, these Vrba drop earrings are show stoppers! Composed of an amethyst glass stone as the centerpiece, it is surrounded by faux pearls a smoky topaz rhinestones set in gold plated metal. Oval signature plate on the back of each earring marked Lawrence Vrba. They are 3 1/2" top of clip to bottom of dangle. Dangle is 2" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #309598 (stock #patr34JA)
Award winning American designer Patrice presents a beautifully designed piece so typical of her work. This pendant necklace is composed of Italian resin with genuine onyx, turquoise and amethyst on a 24 karat gold plated chain. The chain is 17" end to end and the pendant is 1 3/4" square and 3/4" deep. Note the lovely design on the back of the pendant.
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.
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #712481 (stock #bauer28DX)
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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 #777870 (stock #vrba9GX)
Huge by any standard these Vrba clip earrings are a show stopper! The center light green stone is dome shaped and is surrounded by tiny clear rhinestones. The dangle sways upon movement as do the pearls that hang from it. Nameplates say Lawrence Vrba and made in USA. Total length 4". Dangle, including pearls, is 2" by 2 3/4".
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.
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 #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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #154922 (stock #bauer2BX)
This little critter is out for lunch. Adorable little bug, great for a hat, a collar, or perhaps a pocketbook.Created by Dorothy Bauer whose creative designs are always charming and very collectible. The pin is 1 3/8" long to the tip of her antenna, and 7/8" side to side. The Bauer metal plaque is on the underside, and a description card with a collector's record is included.
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 : Designer : Contemporary item #595262 (stock #pat55JB & EX)
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necklace $265, earrings $123 SOLD
The beautiful dragon fly motif is one of the most sought after of all of Patric's lovely work. This particular set is a rich speckled blue with antiqued metal and European glass with the opal. Note the elegant design on the back of the chunky pendant. Pendant is 2 1/4" by 1 3/4". Gold plated flat chain is 17". The clip earrings are 1" by 3/4".
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.
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #344327 (stock #bauer3J)
LIMITED EDITION by DOROTHY BAUER.Outstanding Christmas tree brooch! Swarovski crystals and tiny rhinestones. All stones are prong set and each piece is hand done. Note the unusual shape of the large stones. They glisten and change color as moved in the light. A dramatic and dynamic piece. Signed Dorothy Bauer on the back. 3 3/4" tall, 2 5/8" wide and very three dimensional.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #296475 (stock #patr43KDX)
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set SOLD
American designer Patrice uses semi-precious stones in her jewelry. In this case olive jade and charoite with brass and vermilion for the pendant and earrings. The necklace itself is composed of freshwater pearls and gold plated chain. Necklace is 17", pendant is 3" by 2 1/2". The clip earrings are 1" square. Note the beautiful butterfly on the back of the pendant.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #187420 (stock #BAUER10E)
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SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
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.