Wonderful Chanel brooch from the 1930's. It is in excellent condition. There are five enamel flowers with leaves (the white one faces sideways), and the center and the perimeter of the bow are studded with clear, sparkling, tiny rhinestones. The metal back is silver color. Chanel in script is on the center back. 3 1/4" wide, 1 3/4" high. Quite chunky.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #409920 (stock #DeLil3L82)
SOLD, in archives
SOLD, in archives
The House of DeLillo produced only the finest in quality and design. The jewelry was made to order for specific customers, many well known in theatrical and political circles. Robert Clark, chief designer for Miriam Haskell, left there to join forces with DeLillo in the late 1960's. This beautiful necklace was part of the DeLillo/Clark personal collection from which we purchased it. It's two level fringe is gold plated and presents an intricate design along with the pearls...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #469229 (stock #deLil6L82)
Robert Clark designed this gorgeous set for the House of deLillo in the 1970's. Clark was, prior to his partnership with William deLillo, chief designer for Mariam Haskell. He brought with him to deLillo his superb design ability and craftsmanship. This set uses only the finest materials in both glass beads and heavy gold plate.We purchased this set directly from William deLillo and Robert Clark and was part of their personal collection...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1960 item #468475 (stock #uns5310N)
Dramatic and shimmering in three shades of green, this set deserves a good home. All the stones are prong set and foil backed. The quality of the rhinestones is outstanding. The necklace, bracelet, and one earring are marked "Made in West Germany. The inside edge of the choker is 13 1/2", end to end with a 2 1/2" extension chain. The choker is 1 3/8" wide. The bracelet is 7 1/8" end to end, and 1 3/8" wide. The clip earring are 1" by 1/2".
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.
Stunning necklace and earrings by Ian St. Gielar for Stanley Hagler. Various size and shape of glass beads, red rhinestones and gold plated metal combine to make this fabulous jewelry. Outstanding craftsmanship. Necklace is 20" end to end with a 3 3/4" extension. The center disk is 4" by 3 1/2". The clip earrings are 1 3/4" in diameter. There are two plaques on the back, Stanley Hagler and Ian St. Gielar. The next picture on this page is the matching bracelet.
SOLD IN ARCHIVES
SOLD IN ARCHIVES
Stunning set created by contemporary designer Ian St Gielar for Stanley Hagler. This intricate design uses various sizes of glass beads, enamel flowers, multi-colored rhinestones, large cabochons and gold plated metal. The colors that St Gielar uses in this set work to make it truly unique and dramatic. Necklace is 19" end to end with a 3" extension, and links are 1 1/2" in diameter. Center link is 2 1/4" wide and 2 1/8" long. Clip earrings are 1 1/2" by 1 1/8"...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #569147 (stock #holly1JGX)
Show stopper. No doubt about it, this necklace will be noticed and admired. Large iridescent faceted crystals compose the two strand necklace, while various shapes, sizes and colors of rhinestones make up the very chunky bow and clasp. The plaque on the back of the bow says "Hollycraft, 1957". Necklace, including bow is 17" with a 4" extension, bow is 3 1/4" by 3 1/4".
Fantastic!The finest in quality and design: the pearls, while false, look absolutely real, and the Venitian glass blue beads glow and shimmer in the light. Purchased in Venice in the 1970's. Clasp is marked PAULY,CVH. The necklace has four strands, the pendant six dangles. The necklace is 31" end to end, the pendant with dangles is 4 1/2", the lovely intricate sphere is 1 1/4" in diameter.
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #462461 (stock #Sorr3LE)
Vivid, sparkling royal blue faceted crystals, faceted copper colored triangular crystals, and various sizes and shapes of clear rhinestones comprise this glorious set by designer Robert Sorrell. The set is very chunky and all stones are prong set. Never have I seen more brilliant stones; they all but glow in the dark. This set is a real treasure by very talented designer. His work is sure to become even more valuable and sought after as time goes by. Inside of the necklace measures 15" around...
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #768937 (stock #sor4L)
Outrageous! Sorrell, always dramatic, is true to form in this feather brooch. The curved black feathers are iridescent, shining a rich blue-green with the slightest movement. The rhinestone quill is all prong set with various sizes of clear rhinestones, and deep rich red square rhinestones. Can be worn as a regular brooch, or, perhaps, placed diagonally on the front of your shoulder,or on a hat. Endless possibilities! 7 1/2" high, 6 3/4" wide, over-all size. Rhinestone quill 3" by 2"...
the set SOLD
the set SOLD
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...
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.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #31307 (stock #vrba2kcx)
This flower basket brooch by Vrba is spectacular, huge and very three dimensional. Verba, who formerly designed for Miriam Haskell, has outdone himself on this one! Composed of glass beads and shimmering amathyst rhinestones placed in a dark metal setting, this brooch is a show stopper when worn. And, it is a treasure for the collector. An astounding 5" high, 4" wide and (approximately) 1 1/4" deep. Signed Lawrence Vrba on an oval plaque.
In the style of Paco Rabanne who introduced "metal clothing" in the late 1960's, this Italian halter is something you are not likely to see again. Light as a feather for ease of wearing, boldly chic, and great worn under, say, an open velvet jacket, or over a long halter-shaped dress. Purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue, New York City in 1967. Fits size eight, approximately.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Contemporary item #296475 (stock #patr43KDX)
American designer Patrice uses semi-precious stones in her jewelry. In this case olive jade and charoite with brass and vermilion for the pendant and earrings. The necklace itself is composed of freshwater pearls and gold plated chain. Necklace is 17", pendant is 3" by 2 1/2". The clip earrings are 1" square. Note the beautiful butterfly on the back of the pendant.