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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #529502 (stock #carn37L86)
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Hattie Carnegie uses enamel,faux pearl and gold plate for this most unusual set, huge and dramatic to say the least. Very three dimensional.The brooch may also be worn as a pendant. Brooch is 3" long plus 1" pearl dangles, and is 2 1/4" wide. Earrings are 1" in diameter. The brooch and one ear are signed.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #569147 (stock #holly1JGX)
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Show stopper. No doubt about it, this necklace will be noticed and admired. Large iridescent faceted crystals compose the two strand necklace, while various shapes, sizes and colors of rhinestones make up the very chunky bow and clasp. The plaque on the back of the bow says "Hollycraft, 1957". Necklace, including bow is 17" with a 4" extension, bow is 3 1/4" by 3 1/4".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #651159 (stock #has211JGX)
The beads in this necklace are tiny, interestingly shaped and delicate. Yet the effect of the necklace is dramatic. It can be worn short or long depending upon where the clasp is placed on the extender. Miriam Haskell plaque is on the back and Miriam Haskell stamp is on the flower clasp. Shortest bead strand is 11 1/2", necklace is 27 1/2" end to end.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #706682 (stock #Bouc63JBX)
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This Boucher gold plated choker is rounded and is threaded on coiled wire which makes it very flexible and so it molds nicely around the neck. Intricate design work and Boucher's fine crafting make this piece highly desireable and very wearable. Boucher mark on the back along with pat. pen. and some illegible numbers. 13 1/2" around the inside, 7/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #269342 (stock #hask199GX)
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Lovely Miriam Haskell Baroque pearls with a very interesting chain. This combination of chains and pearls is classic Miriam Haskell. 13 1/2" in length with a 3" extension.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #646487 (stock #schia29JC)
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Elegant, chunky and sophisticated, this Schiaparelli set is heavily gold plated and in a rope design. The tassels on the earrings and necklace swing slightly on movement. All pieces are signed. The necklace is adjustable and is 16" end to end when fully extended. The longer tassel on the necklace is 5". Total length of earrings is 2 1/2" by 3/4".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #679788 (stock #jos1K)
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Joseff's sassy lion head clip earrings. They are large and fussy and crowned with three dimensional lion heads complete with mane and rhinestone eyes. Made of antiqued gold metal, a hallmark of Joseff, designer to Hollywood stars. They are, amazingly, very light weight and swing gently with head movement. Signed Joseff in script on the back of the dangle. Top to bottom 3 1/4, dangle 2" at widest.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #461644 (stock #hask209L84)
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Spectacular set designed for Miriam Haskell by Frank Hess. The heavily gold plated work is outstanding with its three dimensional leaf design on the necklace and complimentary flower head design on the earrings. As is typical of Haskell, there are many elements used here: large green glass beads, three different sizes of simulated pearls, and three sizes of clear, prong-set rhinestones. Both the necklace and earrings are thick and very well made...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1960 item #468475 (stock #uns5310N)
Dramatic and shimmering in three shades of green, this set deserves a good home. All the stones are prong set and foil backed. The quality of the rhinestones is outstanding. The necklace, bracelet, and one earring are marked "Made in West Germany. The inside edge of the choker is 13 1/2", end to end with a 2 1/2" extension chain. The choker is 1 3/8" wide. The bracelet is 7 1/8" end to end, and 1 3/8" wide. The clip earring are 1" by 1/2".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #2669 (stock #54I)
Beautiful sapphire and clear rhinestone retro set, rhodium plated. Brooch 2 1/2" by 2" at widest, clip earrings 1 1/2 by 1." Ca 1940s
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #9836 (stock #144i)
These earrings are early Haskell, sporting the horseshoe signature plack. Goldtone hinged clip earrings with large round Baroque pearl and small mirrorback clear rhinestones in an over all floral pattern. 1 1/4" in diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #42532 (stock #32L42)
Elegant elephant.Great detail for such a tiny little guy.Plum, cream and lavendar enamel with gold plate. Marked Boucher with the #0577p.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #11561 (stock #5222L64)
This glistening treasure has faux pearls, transparent aqua glass beads, and faceted glass beads in ruby red.The emerald green faceted glass teardrops are elegant! Add to that tiny emerald prong set rhinestones and tiny emerald glass beads and this becomes a most charming necklace. Beautiful to look at, spectacular to wear. 17 1/4" at full extension. Long drops are 8", the two short ones are 5".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #108401 (stock #hask172J)
Delicate gold plated chains and lovely quality faux Baroque pearls. Oval Miriam Haskell stamp on the back of the flowerhead clasp. 27" end to end.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #81780 (stock #182L73)
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #5327
Gorgeous glistening clear emerald cut and round rhinestones. Choker is adjustable and is 16" end to end and 7/8" wide. Bracelet is 71/2" by 3/4" wide. Marked Christian Dior by Kramer.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #9616 (stock #33kL)
Frosted lemon drops!These chunky glass beads change color from bright yellow to frosted ice when turned. The middle sized beads are faceted and translucent,tiny beads are frost and bright yellow. Haskell oval stamp on flowerhead clasp. Necklace 21 1/2" long. Signed oval clip earrings have beautiful gilt filigree backing, 1" by 3/4".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #3923 (stock #11L53)
Sparkling 2" x 2 1/4" butterfly with aqua, amethyst, ruby, and pierdot colored rhinestones on a goldtone frame.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #87295 (stock #36E)
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 : Pre 1960 item #93058 (stock #flor31CX)
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #186991 (stock #schia27K)
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One of Elsa Schiaparelli's most sought after designs, and this set has the original tag! The gorgeous multi-colored rhinestone all but glow in the dark. The necklace is 16 1/2" long with ring links so that it may be worn shorter if desired. The bracelet is 7 1/2" long. The stones in both are 7/8" in diameter, including the setting. the clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter including setting. The necklace and bracelet are signed Schiaparelli, the earrings are unsigned.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #17708 (stock #12L50)
Coral glass beads with tiny clear glass spacers, this necklace is a lovely classic. Longest strand is 22", 1 1/2" across the thickest part of the three strands.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #6832
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #8931 (stock #4d)
Various shapes of pink and lavendar rhinestones, all prong set, make this an elegant piece of jewelry. Beautiful on a suit or on that little black dress. 2 1/2" by 2 3/4"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #9617 (stock #157G)
Graduated faux pearls and pearl floral pendant comprise this necklace. The pendant is very three dimensional, having pearlized flower petals completely surrounding the center stone (bottom half of petals do not show in the picture). Necklace 15" long, pendant 2" by 1 1/2". Charming Haskell.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #11668 (stock #5221L64)
Various sizes and shades of amathyst crystals combine with aurora borealis rhinestones to make a lovely appearance.All prong set and with thick chunky links, this choker is 11 1/2" long with a 5" extension and is 1 1/4" wide. Dangle clip earrings are 2 1/4" long by 1 1/4" wide.
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 : Designer : Pre 1960 item #39888 (stock #15GX)
Typical of the dazzling rhinestone clips by Eisenberg. This large two prong sterling fur clip has a block-letter imbedded signature.It dates from around 1945. 3" long, 2 1/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #42237 (stock #24JD)
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Stunning five strand orange-coral plastic beads in this necklace and bracelet by Schiaparelli. Each piece has an ornate and dramatic clasp of prong set aurora borealis and black rhinestones and small orange- coral beads. The necklace may be worn in the traditional manner, or the clasp may be worn in front or at the side of the neck. Shortest strand of the necklace is 13 1/2", longest 18" with clasp adding another 2", and with top to bottom measurement 1 1/2"...
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 #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 : 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 #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 #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 #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.