Sassy little pink rhinestone guy with hot pink eye, nose and little round tail. The Austrian crystals are all hand set. The finish is fine silver. Very three dimensional. 1 7/8" ear tip to toe, 1 1/8" ear tip to nose.
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 #595262 (stock #pat55JB & EX)
necklace $265, earrings $123 SOLD
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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #94196 (stock #pav2GX)
Contemporary French designer Pavone has created this charming piece to make you smile. He is made of galalith (an early plastic first used around the beginning of the last century. It is a protein derived from skim milk.) and presents a very contemporary design. The yellow "flowers" are small spheres. 3 1/2" high, 2" at widest, 1/4" thick. Signed Pavone on the back. White highlights do not exist on the piece, they are reflections the light used to take his picture.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #70336 (stock #patr17JD)
Created by contemporary American designer Patrice, this limited edition necklace is the very finest in materials, design and details. The necklace is composed of vintage European glass, genuine jade and golden obsidian with brass and a string of genuine pearls. It may be worn looped at the bottom or doubled and then looped through. All things made by Patrice are of heirloom quality. The necklace is 48" end to end.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 2000 item #187053 (stock #laritz2DX)
The fun of Lunch at the Ritz jewelry! These earring will spice up the holidays. Light weight with gold plate, enamel and small crystals. For pierced ears. Lunch at the Ritz puts their jewelry on tri-folding cards which tells about them and dates each piece of jewelry. These particular earrings date from their 1990 collection and as such are "old timers" and very collectible! 3 5/8" long,1 1/4" wide approximately.
SOLD IN ARCHIVES
SOLD IN ARCHIVES
Stunning set created by contemporary designer Ian St Gielar for Stanley Hagler. This intricate design uses various sizes of glass beads, enamel flowers, multi-colored rhinestones, large cabochons and gold plated metal. The colors that St Gielar uses in this set work to make it truly unique and dramatic. Necklace is 19" end to end with a 3" extension, and links are 1 1/2" in diameter. Center link is 2 1/4" wide and 2 1/8" long. Clip earrings are 1 1/2" by 1 1/8"...
Stunning necklace and earrings by Ian St. Gielar for Stanley Hagler. Various size and shape of glass beads, red rhinestones and gold plated metal combine to make this fabulous jewelry. Outstanding craftsmanship. Necklace is 20" end to end with a 3 3/4" extension. The center disk is 4" by 3 1/2". The clip earrings are 1 3/4" in diameter. There are two plaques on the back, Stanley Hagler and Ian St. Gielar. The next picture on this page is the matching bracelet.
Created by contemporary American designer Patrice,this limited edition set is the very finest in quality, design and detail. Art Nouveau style is evident here in the lovely dragonfly design. The set is made of vintage European glass with brass. The flat 17" chain is plated in 24 carat gold. The pendant is 2" wide, 2 1/8" long and very chunky. Note the beautiful three dimensional pendant backing. The earrings are 1" long by 7/8" wide and also very chunky...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 2000 item #44713 (stock #uns5251L72)
Sassy. Enamel, gold plate and rhinestones, this cute critter will steal your heart. Contemporary and well made, very three dimensional. 2 1/4" tall, 1 3/4" wide.
Created by contemporary American designer Patrice, this limited edition set is the very finest in quality, design and detail. The sea turtle is charming and the colors in the set lend elegance.Made of vintage German glass and resin with brass. The 17" flat chain is 24 carat gold plated.The pendant is 1 3/4" square. The earrings are 7/8" square. Both are very chunky. Note the beautiful back face of the pendant. Things made by Patrice are of heirloom quality.
Unusual piece by Judith Leiber. Gold plated links ride flat around the back of the neck and that presents a striking effect. The necklace be worn with the long part in the front or in the back. Very elegant! 32" total length, 1" wide. Metal tag marked Judith Leiber.
Art nouveau in feeling, this is the very finest in contemporary costume jewelry. This limited edition set was created with great attention to detail and design by Patrice. Vintage European glass resembling tortoise and jet is combined with brass and a gold-plated 17" chain. The pendant and its attachment is 2 7/8" long, 1 7/8" at widest and 1/2" deep. Note the beautiful three dimensional back of the pendant...
Contemporary jewelry of the finest quality! This limited edition set was created by Patrice with great attention to detail and design. The pendant necklace is crafted out of vintage German glass and resin with brass on a gold plated 17" chain. The 2 3/4" by 1 7/8" pendant is very three dimensional on both front and back and measures 1" deep. The chunky clip earrings are of German resin and carnelian with brass. They are 7/8" square and 1/2" deep. This sophisticate set is of heirloom quality...
This stunning hinged bracelet was designed for Stanley Hagler by Ian St. Gielar. The red glass beads, red rhinestones and gold on brass make for a stunning combination. A beautifully crafted piece. Both Hagler and St. Gielar plaques are on the back. Inside circumference is 7 1/2", red floral chunky disk is 5 1/2" by 2 1/4"
Thelma Deutsch's little guy is up to all kinds of monkeyshines! You can see it in his beautiful great big eyes. Frankly, he is adorable. Silver-colored metal, very three dimensional. Thelma Deutsch signature on the back. He is 1 3/4" wide and 2 1/4" tall.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #192628 (stock #laRitz1DX)
Lunch at the Ritz presents their version of the Man in the Moon.The attached card dates these earrings 1989. Since Lunch at the Ritz creates limited editions of their jewelry, by now these are a true collector's item. Made for pierced ears, gold plated with small crystals and enamel. 4 1/2" long, 1 5/8" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #94189 (stock #butwil3HX)
Very dramatic mask by British designers Butler and Wilson. Pave rhinestones with richly brilliant pear and square red rhinestones. B&W plaque on the rhodium back. 2 1/2" high, 2 3/8" wide.
This bow brooch with tassel is outstanding in design and quality, and that is typical of England's Butler and Wilson. The stones are all prong set, and the housing metal is bronze in color which gives the whole sparkling piece a very dramatic look. The brooch is slightly convex from side to side, and it is 5" wide and 3 1/2" high.
Fantastic!The finest in quality and design: the pearls, while false, look absolutely real, and the Venitian glass blue beads glow and shimmer in the light. Purchased in Venice in the 1970's. Clasp is marked PAULY,CVH. The necklace has four strands, the pendant six dangles. The necklace is 31" end to end, the pendant with dangles is 4 1/2", the lovely intricate sphere is 1 1/4" in diameter.
Classic Miriam Haskell. This medium length necklace has beautiful Baroque pearls and tiny gold colored metal spacers so typical of Haskell. Note the simple yet elegant flower head clasp. Haskell stamped oval signature is on the back of the clasp. Short strand of the necklace is 16" long. Flower head clasp is 7/8" in diameter.
This floral brooch is dramatic and enormous! Note the interesting texture of the flower petals. It is very three dimensional. 4 1/2" in diameter and 1 1/4" deep.
Gorgeous!Japanned metal with brilliant clear rhinestones in various shapes, all prong set.Hinged bangle 2 3/8" inside measurement, 1" front width, 3/8" back width. Necklace has five links and is 12 1/4" long with a 3 1/4" chain extension.
Beautifully made brooch with charm to boot. Enamel with faux pearls on gold plated metal. Trifari plaque on the back. 2 7/8" long, 1 5/8" wide.
Cadoro gold toned hinged bracelet with sea shell decoration in "repousse" high relief on "hand hammered" ground with irregular edge. L:2 3/4"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #195380 (stock #delilo1LE)
Beautiful deLillo design. The necklace and clip earrings are gold plated and the red glass crystals are all hand set. The choker is 16 3/4" long (note the seed pearl flower head clasp), the earrings are 1 1/4" by 1". Oval cartouche marked deLillo is on clasp and one earring.
Lovely black and clear crystal faceted beads and an ornate clasp are presented by Givenchy. The cartouche on the back of the clasp is dated 1980 and is signed Givenchy. 36" approximately end to end including clasp.
These deLillo clip earrings are chunky yet elegant. Gold plated metal and luscious red and clear rhinestones. As with all our deLillo jewelry, these earrings are from deLillo's personal archives and date from the early 1970's. 3" top to bottom, teardrop circumference is 2 1/2". Both earrings are signed deLillo New York.
Iridescent red, green, and blue enamel, pewter-like metal and clear rhinestones make up this lovely creature. Dark gray painted backing, heavy and with green rhinestone eyes. Hard to tell age on this piece, but I think newer than older, 1980-1990"s perhaps. 3" by 2 7/8".
Gold plated fringe necklace by Napier. With its faux pearls and its sassy braided fringe, this necklace has personality! 13" long with a 3" extension. Double layer fringe is 1 1/2" and 1" respectively.
Faceted crystals and pave rhinestones compose this delicate dome-shaped floral brooch. Rhodium plate. 2 1/4" by 1 1/2" approximately.
Gold over brass with faux baroque pearls, this is a charming and unusual necklace. Choker length is 13 1/2' with a 1 1/2" extension chain. The bib is 11" at its longest.