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.
Florenza goldtone metal brooch and clip earrings. Very ornate and detailed with black marquis and round stones. Ca 1950.
Florenza goldtone metal flower-form brooch with turquoise glass stones and clear rhinestones. 2" x 3". Ca 1950.
"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.
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.
Gilt tiara with large clear rhinestones(3/4" to 3/16"), adjustable headband, 6 1/2" height. Sparkling and very regal. Ca early 1900s.
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.
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.
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".