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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.
Great design by Nettie Rosenstein. Gold plated metal with composition rams head. Back of pendant has a four leaf clover design. Chain is 14 1/2" end to end, pendant and tassel is 5 1/2" long and the ram's head is 3//4" deep and beautifully sculpted.
Multi-strand small black beads (plastic) with two strands larger black glass beads and 1 1/4" milifiore rectangular beads with 1 1/2" goldtone and milifiore flower clasp. 25" total inside length. Ca. 1950s
Drop dead gorgeous! Fantastic brilliant rhinestones, all prong set by Vogue. Could not be more dramatic--a real show-stopper! 15" around. Bib is 4 1/2" wide at top, 4" long. Each rhinestone is 1/2" wide, 3/4" long. Marked VOGUE JLRY.
Goldstone three strand large round hammered links necklace with huge pendant (not detachable) 4 3/4" by 3 1/2" with black cabochon center stone. Inside length 18". Ca 1950-60.
Gilt and amber glass cabachon, this Miriam Haskell floral pin is charming. It has the advantage of the first Haskell signature, the horseshoe plaque marked Miriam Haskell. From the late 1940's it has Haskell's lovely filigree back. 2 1/2" long, 1 1/2" wide.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #500173 (stock #schia28CX)
Elegant, sparkling Schiaparelli "watermelon" clip earrings. They shine in every color in the rainbow. Sophisticated in their squared off design, the faceted glass stone is surrounded by gold plated metal in a twisted rope design. Earrings are 7/8" square. The clips are signed Schiaparelli.
Fine beaded bag with petit point and enamel. Rose floral polychrome petit point hand work against a black ground. Rat tail gold tone handle and ornate frame with polychrome floral enamel decoration. White satin lined. Ca 1950s. L:8"
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #42598 (stock #cavin7jcxA)
This Alice Caviness set is masterful in combining stones in various shapes, colors and sizes: simulated pale opals, black glass marquis and pear shapes, white glass stones and aurora borealis rhinestones, all prong set and surrounded by gold plated braid-like wire. Handsomely designed and of the finest quality. Necklace with Alice Caviness oval plaque is 15" long, approximately, by 1 5/8" wide with a 2 1/2" extension. Clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. one earring is signed.
Penino Brooch. Large, heavy sterling vermeil and dramatic clear rhinestone flower heads (1" each) with leaves and vines. Ca 1940s. L:3 1/2"
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.
Hattie Carnegie pendant necklace. Overlapping goldtone links, goldtone oriental design pendant with large green plastic dragon with rhinestone eye. Ca 1950s. L:22" (pendant, D:3")
Gold plated heraldic brooch that can also be worn as a pendant. Very ornate. Unusually shaped stones have simulated matrix of black and copper on gray. Back is as ornate as the front. 2 3/4" high, 2 1/2" wide.
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.
Charming pendant with simulated Baroque pearls and gilt. Double faced filigree back with oval Haskell plaque. Square shape link chain 23" long end to end. Pendant 3 1/4" long including dangles. 1 1/2" wide.
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 Haskell choker is so wearable, and so lovely. The swirls in the oval glass beads combine nicely with the gray faux Baroque pearls. Clasp and oval metal tag stamped Miriam Haskell. 14" long with 3" extension. Oval beads 3/4" long, 5/8" diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #120964 (stock #hask32KL)
This Haskell is clearly for blue lovers. Interesting design and very chunky. Three ornate silver gilt circles form the back, The oval Miriam Haskell plaque tops them off. 2 1/2" long, 1 1/4" wide.
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.
Marcel Boucher flower brooch. Vermeil sterling with long bright green faceted crystals and turquoise glass cabochon center. Old "MB" mark. Ca 1940s. L:2 3/4"
Beautifully crafted HAR pin. Gold plated with delightful faux jade beads. Typical of HAR's quality and personality. Very three dimensional. Marked HAR on the back. From the 1950's. 2 1/2" diameter.
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.
Luscious red Bakelite bangle. Chunky, heavy and nicely carved. 1 5/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside diameter. The Bakelite is old. I think the bracelet may be recently carved.
Five strand glass beads and crystals with that distinct Miriam Haskell look. Necklace strands: longest 16 1/2", shortest 13", with a 3" extension provided. Oval plaque marked Miriam Haskell on necklace. Clip earrings are 1" in diameter and are stamped Miriam Haskell.
Gorgeous shimmering Eisenberg, the best! Rhinestones are prong set, the brooch is rhodium plated. Brooch measures 3 1/2" by 2" approximately and is marked Eisenberg Ice. The clip earrings are 1" by 3/4" and are marked Eisenberg.
Sparkling 2" x 2 1/4" butterfly with aqua, amethyst, ruby, and pierdot colored rhinestones on a goldtone frame.
Faceted glass beads and tiny mirrorback rhinestones form this necklace by Eugene. The pendant presents a glass bead flower head thatis surrrounded by gilt leaves. It is so chunky that the picture shows shadows where none exist. Please note the beautiful backing with the Eugene plaque. The whole of the necklace is very much in the Haskell style. Inside length 17". Pendant 2 5/8" by 2".
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?
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.
Elegant brooch with lovely detail. Marked "Sterling by Cini" with an "A"&"F" superimposed with a "C" is in a box below. This big bird, pheasant by name, is 4 1/2" by 2 3/4".
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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...
These clip earrings adorn both the top and bottom of the ear. The wire goes in back of the ear with the top rhinestone cluster sitting just forward of where the top of the ear joins the head. Sounds complicated but its really simple, adjustable, and comfortable. Beautiful rich color in the saphire rhinestones. Bottom cluster 2 1/8" long and 1" at widest, top cluster 1 1/8" long and 3/4" at widest.
Truly elegant, this gold plated brooch is a treasure. Jewelry designed by Joseph Wiesner is hard to find and much sought after! The combination of colors in the prong-set rhinestones is unusual. The floral design of the clear rhinestones adds a delicate quality. 2 1/2" at widest, 2 1/4" long.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #16418 (stock #Korda 1GX)
I can just see this pair slogging through the desert. Somewhat humorous, yet with a certain dignity that comes from the exotic. This brooch is beautiful in its three dimensional design and is silver plated. Plaque on the back says Thief of Bagdad (from the film) and Korda. There is a "3" on the left and a "6" on the right along with some other unclear markings. From spear end to hoof is 3" and from spear tip to tail is 2 1/2".
Gold plated set with fringe on both necklace and earrings, each strand is set off by one tiny prong set rhinestone. The necklace has the Hattie Carnegie oval plaque, and the earrings are stamped Carnegie. Necklace 15 1/2" end to end, with double row of fringe 1" wide and 2 1/2" long, approximately. Double row fringe earrings 1/4" wide, 1 3/4" long.
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".