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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #28576 (stock #6C)
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #349428 (stock #uns5302D)
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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 : Pre 1950 item #295384 (stock #ben1G)
Beautiful quality and design in this Ben Amun necklace. Bronze color metal. The amber colored glass cabochons are translucent, the other colors are opaque. The age of this is unknown;it is probably early to mid twentieth century. It is signed Ben Amun in several places. The necklace is 19 1/2" end to end with an additional extension of 2". The pendant is 3 1/2" long, including the drop and it is 2" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #101297 (stock #tri195E)
Trifari design patent number on the back of the brooch--#129320--reveals that the design was created in 1940, probably by Philippe for Trifari. It is a treasure, and oh so graceful in line. 4" long, 1 3/4" wide. Slightly convex, rhodium plated.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #295289 (stock #hask203i)
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Fun and fanciful!Miriam Haskel has used glass beads, pink iridescent crystals and tiny rhinestones to create this bracelet. It can be worn at the wrist or further up the arm. It is old Haskell with the horseshoe mark (visible in the enlargement) placing it most probably in the 1940's. Expands to fit any size.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #90157 (stock #tri189IX)
These two sterling (vermeil) figurals by Trifari have been dancing since the 1940's and they are still full of energy. Rare to find a pair like this. Male: 1 3/4" tall, 1 3/8" at widest. Female: 1 3/4" tall, 1 1/4" at widest.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #444828 (stock #Bouch 42H)
Delicate in look, this Marcel Boucher brooch is most elegant! Bows and ribbons, feathers and leaves show the artistry that Boucher was known for. This is an older piece, indicated by the MB "chicken" mark on the back. It is rhodium plated and measures 2 1/2" by 2 1/2".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #78410 (stock #178KCX)
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"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #152951 (stock #eisen27JF)
Grand old Eisenberg: a classic. Gorgeous on that plunging neckline or perhaps used as a pendant---anywhere that a touch of glamour would be effective. Huge,fabulous, sparkling clip from the 1930-40's. 3 1/2" long,2" wide. Stamped Eisenberg Original on the clip.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #184502 (stock #star2KGX )
Hard to find Staret from the 1930's or 40's. This is a graceful pin with every rhinestone glistening brightly. Multi-layered, chunky and heavy, wonderful for any collection. Staret is stamped under the clasp. Can be worn horizontally or vertically. 3 1/2" by 1 5/8". 5/8" deep.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #458045 (stock #eisen31GX)
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There are six different sizes and six different shapes of crystal-clear shimmering rhinestones in this Eisenberg five level brooch. A complex and beautiful design. The rhinestones are prong-set, and the back is rhodium plated. It is stamped Eisenberg in block letters and there are two sets of numbers which are not legible. The brooch is 3" by 1 7/8", and is 1/2" thick.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #85737 (stock #5259J)
This bracelet has everything! Baroque pearls, seed pearls, mirrorbacks,and gilt bows and flowers. It is hinged and fabric lined.It has the Haskell look but it is unsigned. As can be seen in the pictures, there is some corrosion frequently found in older pieces. It is priced accordingly. In my judgement it is highly collectible and wearable, and it is so spectacular that we have broken our rule to offer only pieces that are in perfect condition. Its flaws can be overlooked...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #466327 (stock #uns5305KE)
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Hundreds and hundreds of tiny sparking rhinestones compose this unsigned 1940's brooch. The crystal center stone is a rich blue and is faceted in an unusual way that gives it maximum glitter. Wearing this brooch means letting it take center stage without any other jewelry for competition! Brooch is 4 1/4" in diameter and has a smooth silver-colored metal back.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #334634 (stock #eisen28J)
Classic Eisenberg from the 30-40's. Sparkling, clear huge rhinestones, chunky and most definitely dramatic!. Marked Eisenberg Original on the back, the clip is 2 3/4" long and 1 3/4" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #342950 (stock #bouch61IX)
Sparkling clear rhinestones of various sizes and shapes compose this elegant Boucher brooch. Rhodium plated and very three dimensional. Marked Boucher with #2605, and with a patent number (not legible). 2 3/4" long, 1 3/4" wide. The usual great quality and design that makes Boucher so desirable.
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 : Pre 1940 item #351
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Amber colored Bakelite choker. Five large beads and various sized beads comprising the chain. Barrel clasp. Ca 1930s. L:15"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #12509 (stock #5170FX)
Delicate basket of pave rhinestones filled with colorful crystal flowers, all in the Deco style. 2 1/8" by 1 1/4".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #13649 (stock #1H)
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Flowers, leaves and bows from the 1930's. Luscious square red rhinestones surround pale pink aurora borealis rhinestones. these are accompanied by sterling and enamel. Brooch is 3 1/2" by 3". Hinged clip earrings are 1" in diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #303225 (stock #bak120JCX)
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Huge, heavy, dramatic Bakelite. This bangle is outstanding. Rootbeer with butterscotch swirls. 1 5/8" wide, 5/8" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter.
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 : Clips : Pre 1940 item #83277 (stock #5234E)
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.
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 : 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 : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #16099 (stock #78, 59, 79)
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Cherry red and luscious, this bracelet has everything: good carving, extensive piercing, four flowerheads and leaves. 9/16" wide, 1/4" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter. #78IBX. $225. Deep green and shiny with nice deep carving in leaf pattern (SOLD). Inside slightly blueish in color. 3/4" wide, 1/4" wall 2 1/2" inside diameter. #59L60. SOLD. Butterscotch with slightly lighter inside color. Sleek and chunky with pineapple and leaf design that is nicely carved...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #13516 (stock #55i)
Carved and painted with a 3/8" wall, a 3/8" height, this Bakelite bracelet is great worn singly or in a group. 2 1/2" inside dimension. Flip side of the bracelet has the same design as that shown.
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 : 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 : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #50059 (stock #41LGX)
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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 #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.
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 : 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 : Pre 1940 item #74320 (stock #54F,4GX)
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$145 (left, $165 (right) SOLD
Left: cut through, resin washed, marbled and chunky, this is a handsome Bakelite bracelet. 1/2" wide,3/8" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter. Right:Black (in some light dark green) with deeply carved daisy pattern, chunky. 1/2" wide, 3/8" wall, 2 1/2" inside diameter.
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 : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #50055 (stock #17FX, 22D)
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(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.
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 #9776 (stock #SOLD, 49G )
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Clip: Very dark brown carved disk with raised butterscotch disk carved in a geometric pattern. 2 3/4" diameter, 3/8" thick, approximately. Earrings:painted and carved black and butterscotch clip earrings in flowerhead design.1 12" diameter.
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 : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #28578 (stock #5226D)
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.
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 : 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 #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 #355
Unique Bakelite necklace. Five red Bakelite discs with oriental painted faces on celluloid link chain. Ca 1930. L:21"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #6024
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Brown with daisy and leaf pattern 1" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter. Creamed corn, pierced, 1 1/4" wide, 2 12" inside diameter. Tangerine with geometric carving. 7/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter. All three nicely carved. White spots exist only in the picture. All in great condition.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #34865 (stock #5060fx)
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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.
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 #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 : Unsigned : Pre 1920 item #12641 (stock #5174JEX)
Early 1900's charm and elegance are expressed in this lovely set. Shimmering pink crystals are highlighted by tiny clear rhinestones, and the effect is dazzling. Necklace is 16 1/2" at full extension, lavaliere is 3 1/2" wide and 2" high excluding the 1" drops. Bracelet wraps around and slopes to 1/2" high in the back. Front is 1 1/4" high with a plaque 2" high and 4" long.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1900 item #9459 (stock #12DX)
This necklace comes from 1890-1910. The quality of the rhinestones and crystal is such that they qlisten even after so many years. This delicate looking well made piece must have been worn and cherished by many. Necklace is 15" long, pendant 3" by 1 1/4".