Chanel, elegant as always. The heavy gold plating glistens, and each little pendant on all three pieces has a design created by the repeated use of the word "CHANEL". It creates a very interesting pattern. In addition, the earrings have many tiny clear rhinestones. A great set for Chanel lovers. Necklace is 40" end to end, three strand bracelet is 8" end to end, and clip earrings are 1 3/4" from top of clip to bottom of drop.
Unbelievable tiara! It might be an early Masonic piece. It has a sword and a human figure (Egyptian?) and large glistening various shape rhinestones. It is in excellent condition.A wonderful collector's piece. It is adjustable from 20" to 24" circumference, approximately. I am not sure of its age but believe it may be from the 1930's.
Florenza goldtone metal flower-form brooch with turquoise glass stones and clear rhinestones. 2" x 3". Ca 1950.
Florenza goldtone metal brooch and clip earrings. Very ornate and detailed with black marquis and round stones. Ca 1950.
A rare find. Lanvin jewelry is not often seen. This dramatic piece is of plastic with glass spacers and goldtone metal accents. The vibrant white and blue beads surround coral colored beads (paler in the picture than they actually are). The oval metal tag is marked Lanvin, Paris. Total inside length is 27".
Trifari's earliest mark, TFK, is stamped on this rhodium plated brooch. From the 1920's, or more probably the 1930's. Classic Deco design. Unbacked glass saphire colored stone. Brooch is 2 1/2" wide, 1 1/2" high.
Fabulous fun! Old plastic newly restrung on sturdy elastic. A great dramatic piece. 2 1/2" high, disks 1 3/8" wide.
Wonderful Staret piece! Square rhinestones of various sizes set in silver color metal, clear and sparkling, every single one. Heavy and chunky. Stamped Staret on the back. 3 3/4" wide, 1 7/8" high. Great reminder of the 1940's.
Outrageous! These earrings speak for themselves. To be worn by one who likes being bold and dramatic. All prong set stones, silvertone backing. Clips are stamped KJL. Top to bottom 4 1/2", side to side 2 1/2".
Great carved Bakelite fish with painted eye and lucite fin. Thick and heavy for its size. 3 1/8" wide, 3 1/8" high.
This necklace was purchased in Milan in the late 1970's. It is stunning in its simplicity. The design and sparkle of the attached disk is eye catching. Note the interesting metal, between silver and gun metal in color. Chain 18" long. Disk 1 3/4" high, 1 3/8" wide.
Magnificent KJL! It is gold plated metal, it is chunky, and it is very dramatic. This elegant necklace has the look of ancient times and was, perhaps, designed by Kenneth Lane in honor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Egyptian show in the 1970's. It fits like a choker and has the effect of a large bib. 14 1/2" inside length, front link is 3 3/4" top to bottom. It is thick and chunky.
Fabulous as always. Chanel! Beautiful quality faux Baroque pearls. Notted. Hand set pronged rhinestones, double level heavy pendant with poured glass stone. Oval signature plate on reverse side of pendant is marked Chanel, 1983, and has the Chanel double "C" mark. Longer strand is 30". Pendant is 2 1/4" by 2 1/2".
Large and glamorous, the color combination of rich purple and deep blue cabochons accentuated by tiny pearls makes for a stunning necklace. The unusual shape of the bib provides a prominent and dramatic display when worn. The bottom of the bib is 12" across, 3 1/2" high. The necklace is approximately 16" end to end. The oval name plate is stamped KJL.
Old Hobe. Superb craftsmanship and quality of materials gives this necklace the appearance of true gemstones. Delicate yet of real presence. Faceted glass stones, unfoiled. 17" end to end.
Exquisite Kenneth Lane necklace and dangle earrings. Reportedly it is one of several Kenneth Lane versions of the "Jackie" necklace, the jem stone set that was given to her by Aristotle Onasis. This set is costume jewelry and of very fine quality. The rhinestone are brilliant and deeply set, the faux emeralds are clear back crystals and the set is heavily gold plated...
"Necklace with three circular pendants. Coppola e Toppo for Valentino, Italy, 1970. Gilt-stamped metal, rhinestones, gilt metal beads, faceted Swarovski crystals." Quoted from JEWELS OF FANTASY, page 275, enlargement on page 255.
The cobras on the choker and earrings are not the least intimidating. Rather they bring a smile and a sense of admiration for their whimsy and fun. This set is among HAR's masterpieces of fantasy figurals. From a gold plated rope chain a teal green cobra curls. He is bedecked with topaz iridescent rhinestones and chunky purple stones. Necklace is 18" with closure in the front. Clip earrings match the cobra head and stones on the necklace. 1 1/4" by 1 1/4".
What can be said about this set except Spectacular! If worn against black, the glittering rhinestones seem to float, unattached. If worn against a colored fabric , the japanned (blackened) metal sets off the rhinestones in a stunning and dramatic fashion. The necklace is 17 1/2" end to end, the longest fringe is 4 3/4", shortest 1 1/4". The Dangle clip earrings are 2 1/4" long. Kenneth Lane oval plaque on earrings.
These gigantic dangle clip earrings are stunning! Signed YSL and measuring 4 1/2" long and spreading 3 1/2" wide, these goldtone earrings present a starburst effect. They are studded aurora borealis channel set rhinestones. The dangle is topped off with a large citrine colored glass cabachon. A coiled spring on the clip makes for ease of wearing.
Magnificent custom commissioned French clear rhinestone bib necklace and earrings. Gilt brass mounting with all prong set rhinestones numbering 42 large oval faceted and 276 medium round faceted stones. Made to order in Paris for a 1955 beauty queen.
Gilt tiara with large clear rhinestones(3/4" to 3/16"), adjustable headband, 6 1/2" height. Sparkling and very regal. Ca early 1900s.