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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #344195 (stock #uns5298F)
Huge and clunky. This bangle is that, and add to that the swirls of many colors and you have a great bracelet. The inside diameter is 2 5/8", outside diameter is 3 1/8", wall is 1/2", width is 1 1/8".
Looking more like lace than metal, this necklace is most unique.It is composed of three rows of "lace", each a different width. Very flexible to mold to the wearer's neck and shoulders. Inside circumference is approximately 15" with a 2" extension. Width is 2".
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.
Hard to find and always unique. That describes the lovely designs of Cadoro. This elegant necklace presents silky faux pearls and glistening plastic spheres in a pale jade color. Spheres are transparent and scallop-shaped. Necklace is 16" long, large sphere is 1 1/2" in diameter.
Chanel's elegant simplicity. Gold plated with lusterous faux pearls. Note the double "C" design in the corners of each earring. Plaque on back says "Chanel, 94p, made in France." 1 1/4" diameter, 1/2" deep.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #50055 (stock #17FX, 22D)
(brown), (butterscotch) SOLD, IN ARCHIVES
(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 : Contemporary item #189788 (stock #paveEX)
Sassy Scotty. A whimsical creation by French designer Pavone. Made of galalith (a derivative of skim milk) with a hand painted eye looking right at you. 3 1/2" nose to tail, 2" paw to ear, 1/4" thick. Signed Pavone on the back.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #190126 (stock #bauer7D)
Dorothy Bauer's leaping frog, perky and fun. As with all her delightful creations the rhinestones are of finest quality and are all prong set. Frog is 3" by 2 1/4" and, as you can see in the pictures, thick. Dorothy Bauer identification card is included. Frog has Bauer's oval stamp on underside.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #712481 (stock #bauer28DX)
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This sassy little tree by Dorothy Bauer has personality! Its stones are all prong set including the clear rhinestone "star" on the top. Bauer signature is on the back. The base is round so that the tree may be displayed when not being worn. 2 1/2" tall, 1 1/2" wide.
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.
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.
This Napier necklace and earrings has a distinctive look. Gold plated and of intricate design, they are light weight for ease of wearing. Necklace is 13" from clasp to bottom. Dangle earring are 2 1/4" from top. Disk is 1" in diameter.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #187457 (stock #patr32DX)
Lovely Patrice piece. Made with vintage German glass in combination with brass. Bar is 2 1/8" by 3/4", pendant is 1 1/8" by 1 1/4".
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Whimsical and just plain fun. Polcini presents us with a court jester of gold and silver plate. Shoulders, hips and legs are articulated and so, the figure moves as you do. Very three dimensional and nicely crafted. The chain on the left (as worn) is 9", the chain on the right 8" which makes the set of two balloons higher than the one balloon. Length of figure including the set of two balloons is 6 1/2". Figure width at arms is 3". Polcini cartouche on the back.
Faceted crystals and pave rhinestones compose this delicate dome-shaped floral brooch. Rhodium plate. 2 1/4" by 1 1/2" approximately.
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.
With gilt surfaces and antiqued painted grooves Miriam Haskell presents an interesting look. Chunky and sophisticated. 1" long, 1" wide , 1/2" deep. Each earring is signed in two places.
Reversible Yves San Laurant (YSL) pendant necklace from the 1970/80's. Interesting and fun piece: red cabs on one side, blue/green on the other. Nice quality gold plating. 16" end to end with 1 1/2" extension. Pendant 1 3/8" long, 1 1/4" wide. YSL signature at the end of the extension.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #187047 (stock #patr19D)
Delightful Patrice frog with vintage German glass, genuine Wyoming jade and brass. Chunky, four layers. 1 1/4" square, 5/8" front to back.
Fun, fun!!! This saguaro cactus is all decked out. Huge Christmas tree lights all but glow. The delightful shape of the rhinestone sagauro copies the shape of the real thing. A sassy little treasure. Dorothy Bauer plaque on the back. 2 1/2" by 2".
Delightfully devilish dragon by Schrager. This imp would scare no one and does have the power to charm. Gold plated with fire red rhinestone eyes, turquoise colored beads on his spine and a large sprawling fin with pave rhinestones. Very three dimensional with multi-layers. Oval signed plaque on the back. 2 3/8" wide, 2 1/8" high.
Rope-like metal circles compose this lovely necklace. The fringe pieces forming a pendant give it a graceful look when worn.
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.
Tiny glass beads cover most of this curled Haskell gilt feather. Delicate. Miriam Haskell oval plaque on the back. 2 1/8" long, 1 1/2" wide.
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.
Robert's lovely work in this delicate pin. All tiny wired pearls and prong set rhinestones. Very three dimensional and very Haskell-like. Double filigree gilt backing with the Robert plaque. 1 7/8" diameter, 3/4 deep.
This gold plated retro set is typical of the fine design and quality of Mazer jewelry. The brooch measures 2 5/8" long and 1 3/8" wide, the earrings measure 1 1/8" long by 5/8" wide. Very three dimensional.
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.
These pretty faux Baroque pearls are surrounded by a gilt setting. The whole of it couldn't be anything but Haskell and the oval plaque on the back confirms it.The pin is 1 3/4" in diameter.
Beautiful transparent green glass dangles with fussy faux pearls and rhinestones attached. These Vogue earrings would be great for the holidays! 2 3/8" total length, dangle is 1/2" in diameter.
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.
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 : 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.
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.
This sassy snake brooch and his buddy earrings attempt to look ferocious, but they wouldn't scare anyone. These are well crafted pieces in gold tone with white and red enamel and glinting red rhinestone eyes. Brooch is 1 3/4" by 1 1/2". Dangle clip earrings 1 1/2" from top of clip to bottom of dangle, and 3/4" across.