Amathyst glass open-back stones with gold plated flowers form this clip. Very elegant. Can be worn in many ways: plunging neckline, hat, belt, pocket, purse. Ornate single clip attachment.3" wide, 2" high, 5/8" thick.
This stunning jacket is in the style of Paco Rabanne. Wear it over, say, a long slinky black dress or pants, very dramatic! It is if disk and link construction which makes it easy to wear and move in. Front opening with oval disk closure at the top. Purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue, New York City, 1967. You will never see another one. Size 8, approximately.
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Very three dimensional and heavy. Beautifully made by Vendome in the 1960's.The quality of the stones make them appear to be real gemstones. Trunk to tail 2 1/8", rider's plume to elephant's foot 2 1/8".
Stunning Kenneth J Lane hinged bracelet in twisted rope design. Both gold plating and pave rhinestones sparkle. 1" wide, 2 1/4" inside diameter.
This bracelet has everything! Baroque pearls, seed pearls, mirrorbacks,and gilt bows and flowers. It is hinged and fabric lined.It has the Haskell look but it is unsigned. As can be seen in the pictures, there is some corrosion frequently found in older pieces. It is priced accordingly. In my judgement it is highly collectible and wearable, and it is so spectacular that we have broken our rule to offer only pieces that are in perfect condition. Its flaws can be overlooked...
Hattie Carnegie presents coppery autumn colors in this chunky set. Glass beads, sequin shaped aurora borealis beads, copper colored stones and metal flowers with a taupe faux Baroque pearl dangle. Lovely Haskell-like filigree back. Brooch would also be lovely worn as a pendant if a pendant ring were added (simple, see a jeweler). Brooch is 3 1/4" total length, body of brooch is 1 3/4" in diameter, 3/4" deep. Clip earrings are 1 3/8" in diameter, 3/4" deep.
While this beautiful and dramatic collar is of fairly recent vintage (1960's?), it has the look of centuries gone by. Stamped gold plated links in various designs house brilliant prong-set rhinestones. This necklace won't be seen again! 18" inside length. Links 1 1/4" by 1 1/2".
Simple elegance by Miriam Haskell. These faux pearls look real and are very beautiful. The clasp has Miriam Haskell stamped on one side and #3,984,900, a patent number first used in 1976, on the other. 34" end to end.
These two sterling (vermeil) figurals by Trifari have been dancing since the 1940's and they are still full of energy. Rare to find a pair like this. Male: 1 3/4" tall, 1 3/8" at widest. Female: 1 3/4" tall, 1 1/4" at widest.
Beautiful Eisenberg. Creamy faux pearls with small rhinestones. Note the chain with dangling pearls that move as you do. Old block-letter Eisenberg signature. 2 1/2 wide, 2" long including fringe.
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".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #93053 (stock #schrei446F)
Wonderful Schreiner! Gold plated flexible "rope" belt cradles disks of faux lapis, coral, jade and turquoise accented by creamy faux pearls. 1 3/8" wide, 30" long with a 3 3/4" extension.
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.
Vendome elegance. Turquoise glass beads and heavy gold plate. Vendome plaque on the back of pendant. 23 3/4" end to end, pendant 3 1/4" wide,2 1/2" long. Longest dangle 2 1/2".
Spectacular by any standard!This Weiss collar-necklace with its matching bracelet and earrings is outstanding, as is the quality of its rhinestones. The necklace is 3 1/2" wide with a 13" inside length, approximately. It has a hook and eye type fastening. The bracelet is 7" long and 5/8" wide. Clip earrings are 1" long and 3/8" wide. The bracelet is the marked piece and it is stamped Weiss on the clasp.
Haskell's sparkling amber colored glass beads of various shapes combine with two shades of amber rhinestones and clear rhinestones. All prong set. Miriam Haskell stamped on back of flower clasp. Miriam Haskell also stamped on the attached metal tag. Length is 14" with a 3" extension. Longest fringe is 2 1/2", shortest is 1 1/2".
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.
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.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #96760 (stock #hask187L76)
Wonderful Haskell faux pearls sporting a delicate heart and Baroque pearl pendant. Haskell oval tag on flower clasp. 16" end to end with a 2 1/2" extension. Pendant length 2 3/4",width 1 1/2".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #96763 (stock #uns5269L76)
Outrageous!This chunky necklace is fun and also dramatic. Real sea shells,gold plated faux branch coral, large faceted crystals with small plastic "crystals" that form the choker to which the others are attached (plastic used there to keep the necklace light enough to be comfortable.) A show stopper on any festive occasion. 13" long with a 2" extension, 3 1/2" wide, approximately.
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.
Prong set rhinestones, enamel and gold plate compose this Vendome set. Note the ornate design of the flowers making this set exceedingly three dimensional. Brooch is 2 7/8" by2 1/2" and 1" thick. Clip earrings, with added screw attachment, 1 1/8" at longest.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #96798 (stock #hask188L76)
Huge, ornate, heavy Haskell. Faux Baroque pearls with various size rhinestones, all prong set. Miriam Haskell oval plaque on back of brooch, earrings stamped Haskell. Brooch is 3" in diameter, 1/2" thick. Clip/screw earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter plus pearl dangle.
Cute little dog. This Bakelite brooch is carved (the white lines are light reflection and do not exist on the piece), painted, and with a painted glass eye. He is 1 3/4" from nose to tail and 1 3/8" ear to paw.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #97094 (stock #pat20JEX)
Created by contemporary American designer Patrice, this limited edition is the very finest in materials, design and detail. Things made by Patrice are of heirloom quality. Sterling vermeil, fresh water pearls, red jasper, turquoise and German resin compose the elegant necklace. Double strand necklace is 17" end to end. Pendant is 2 3/4" by 1 1/2".
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.
Fantastic! This brooch is in the style of Miriam Haskell, though unsigned. Various sizes and shapes of prong-set clear rhinestones along with faceted crystals of varying shapes and sizes. Double layer filigree backing typical of old Haskell. Great worn at the waist or to accent a plunging neckline. Over all length 4 3/4", width 2 1/4", depth 1". Very chunky and very well made.
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.
Trifari design patent number on the back of the brooch--#129320--reveals that the design was created in 1940, probably by Philippe for Trifari. It is a treasure, and oh so graceful in line. 4" long, 1 3/4" wide. Slightly convex, rhodium plated.
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.
Rope-like metal circles compose this lovely necklace. The fringe pieces forming a pendant give it a graceful look when worn.
These regal brooches are gold plated and enameled, and are accented by tiny red beads. They are probably pre the second world war and are stamped Germany. Large figure 2 3/4" by 2". Small 2" by 1 1/2".
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".
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.
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".