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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #28575 (stock #80Jbx)
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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.
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 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 : 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 : 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 #96892 (stock #bak110EX)
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #17068 (stock #5212F)
Jelly belly,rhinestones, and sterling, this charming critter is hard to resist. He is approaching his seventieth birthday and he is in great shape. Super to wear on a hat or on your shoulder. He is 2" long and 1 3/4" across his widest scurrying legs.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #106062 (stock #5277L51)
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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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #37477 (stock #31i)
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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.
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 : Designer : Pre 1940 item #90244 (stock #eisen26X)
Beautiful Eisenberg. Creamy faux pearls with small rhinestones. Note the chain with dangling pearls that move as you do. Old block-letter Eisenberg signature. 2 1/2 wide, 2" long including fringe.
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 1940 item #45008 (stock #rosen32L67)
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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 1940 item #325817 (stock #tri194B)
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #9835 (stock #17GX)
This sparkling Eisenberg two prong clip measures 2" long by 1 7/8" wide. It is stamped Eisenberg in block letters, also stamped sterling.
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.