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.
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.
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 : 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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #458045 (stock #eisen31GX)
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.
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.
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.
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 #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.
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...
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 : 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 : 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.
Hattie Carnegie double strand black and gray various shape and size beads choker and clip earrings. Ca 1955. L:14 3/4"
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".
Black jewelry has a sophisticated look. This Weiss set is no exception.Glittering black- faceted glass beads compose the leaf brooch and the clip earrings. Brooch 2 1/4" wide and 2 1/2" high. Earrings 3/4" in diameter. Pin and one earring marked Weiss.
Beautiful Haskell.Simple of line and simply elegant. Signed Miriam Haskell on the floral clasp and on the attached metal tag. 15 1/4" around with a 3" extension.
Rich sky blue and clear rhinestones in various sizes and shapes, this set demonstrates the elegant style that was Hattie Carnegie's. Rhodium plated, the choker is 12 3/4" with a 3 1/2" rhinestone extension chain.(note rhinestone tassels) Clip earrings are 1 3/4" long and 1" at widest.
Striking. This chunky, ropey, tassely set makes its presence known. The necklace, from its fixed slide to full extension, measures 15". The slide is 7/8" high, 1 1/4" wide and is 1/2" thick, approximately. From the bottom of the slide to the end of the tassels is 4 1/2". The bracelet is 7 1/2" long, the tassel 1 3/4".
Typical great Hollycraft: Encrusted with rhinestones in delicious colors. In this case prong set pink marquis rhinestones and citrine round rhinestones. This stylized bow brooch has the rectangular plaque marked "Hollycraft Copr. 1950". It measures 2 1/4" by 2".
Reminiscent of "Tweety Bird", this little HAR enameled bird is sassy and classy. 1 3/8" high, 1 1/4" wide.
Mexican Silver necklace. Heavy, multi-tiered segmented Arts & Crafts 970 silver. Signed illegibly. Ca 1940s.
Spectacular Haskell! This silver-tone pendant necklace is Haskell at its best. 16" end to end, it is composed of six chains and dozens and dozens of various size prong set mirror back rhinestones in a floral-leaf three part pendant 2 1/4" wide and 1 1/4" high. Oval signature plaque on the back of the pendant.
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".
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.
Like a waterfall these earrings cascade a full 3 1/2". Large marquis and round rhinestones adorn the clip attachment, while ten strands of emerald and round cut smaller rhinestones shimmer as they freely move when you do. The blue of the rhinestones is as deep as any blue sky can be. All rhinestones are prong set.
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.
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.
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.
HAR bug pin. Humorous gold toned winged bug with faux pearl vertical rows and ruby rhinestone eyes. Ca 1950s. L:1 5/8"
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?
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.
Sparkling 2" x 2 1/4" butterfly with aqua, amethyst, ruby, and pierdot colored rhinestones on a goldtone frame.
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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...
Five strands of unusually shaped black and gray-swirl glass beads with gold spacers. Shortest strand is 18 1/2", longest is 22". The 1 3/8" clasp is very ornate with gilt flowers and leaves and black beads and mirror back rhinestones in classic, elegant Haskell fashion. Oval signature on back of clasp.
Turquoise glass beads and tiny rhinestones, all prong set, compose these lovely DeMario earrings. Gilt flowers and leaves complete the design. These hinged clip earrings are delicate in appearance while also being very three dimensional. 2 1/4" top to bottom. The ball of the dangle is 7/8" across and 3/8" deep. The ear attachment piece is signed DeMario.