May 132017
 

Turquoise Glass Bead Necklace

This is a fine quality vintage costume jewellery necklace with a graduated set of gorgeous turquoise effect glass beads (everyone different) linked together and interspersed with little fluted gilt metal spacers.  Mostly likely Czech glass and dating to the later part of the 20th century.

Fitted with a gilt metal snap clasp.

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Size
Marks
Condition
Length – 43cm
Beads – 11mm to 17mm diameter
Unmarked Excellent – No chips, cracks or restorations.
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 May 13, 2017  Posted by at 8:07 am Costume Jewellery, Necklace, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Turquoise Beaded Necklace
May 132017
 

Alice Caviness – Vintage Clip Earrings 1960’s

These are a pair of vintage designer costume jewellery clip earrings by the American designer Alice Caviness and most likely date to the early part of the 1960’s. The design has a cluster of moonstone and AB crystals with a tail of gilt chains. Signed “Alice Caviness” on a oval pad on the backs.

Alice Caviness established her business in 1945 creating fabulous jewels that were only sold in exclusive high-end boutiques and department stores with showrooms in New York, Dallas, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles and Raleigh, NC.

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Size
Marks
Condition
3.5cm by 1.5cm wide Signed “Alice Caviness” Excellent – vintage item with minimal evidence of use.
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 May 13, 2017  Posted by at 7:47 am Costume Jewellery, Earrings, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Alice Caviness – Earrings
May 112017
 

Leopard Brooch c1980

A fine looking diamante on gilt vintage costume jewellery brooch in the form of a leopard balancing on a ball. Most likely dating to the 1980’s.

Unsigned.

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Size
Marks
Condition
4.8cm high by 5cm wide Unsigned Excellent – No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds £35.00
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 May 11, 2017  Posted by at 8:16 am Brooches, Costume Jewellery, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Leopard Brooch c1980
May 092017
 

Amber & Turquoise Necklace – Czech c1940

A finely made vintage costume jewellery art deco design necklace with three large amber coloured glass claw set jewels on a silver plated mount with set off with small semi circular turquoise stones. Suspended from a string of turquoise/silver/amber links. Fitted with a barrel clasp.

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Size
Marks
Condition
Length – 44cm
Amber sections -37mm by 18mm
Unmarked Excellent – No chips, cracks or restorations. Tiniest of wear to plating.
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 May 9, 2017  Posted by at 5:24 pm Costume Jewellery, Necklace, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Amber & Turquoise Necklace
Mar 172017
 

Earrings – French Green & Gold – c1960

These are an eye catching pair of vintage costume jewellery clip earrings dating to c1960. The large green glass teardrops pendants in gilt mounts suspended from a gilt pearl and green beaded clip by faux pearl beads.

Unmarked – most likely to be French and dating to c1960.

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Size
Marks
Condition
7.5cm drop
1.5cm wide
Unmarked Excellent – No damages. Minimal evidence of use.
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 March 17, 2017  Posted by at 4:57 pm Costume Jewellery, Earrings, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Earrings – French Green & Gold
Mar 172017
 

Butler & Wilson – Fox Earrings – Signed

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These are a pair of large sized Butler and Wilson clip earring in an art deco inspired fox head design, decorated with diamante and black crystals on bright rhodium plating.

Fully marked on the backs and numbered “E3354”

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Size
Marks
Condition
39mm by 33mm wide. Marked “Butler & Wilson” within a circle and numbered “E3354” Excellent – No chips, cracks or restorations.
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 March 17, 2017  Posted by at 9:23 am Costume Jewellery, Earrings, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Butler & Wilson – Fox Earrings
Mar 172017
 

Diamante Bracelet – American Sterling Silver – 1940’s

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A striking original American sterling silver and diamante bracelet dating to the 1940’s. It has a triple row of sparkling white diamante crystals claw set into an articulated silver mount.

Stamped marks on the clasp “PROV.PAT STERLING SILVER”

Size
Marks
Condition
17.5cm long
1.3cm wide
Stamped marks Excellent – Minimal evidence of use.
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 March 17, 2017  Posted by at 9:17 am Bangles/Bracelets, Costume Jewellery, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Diamante Bracelet – American Sterling Silver
Feb 212017
 

Art Deco – Czech Necklace c1930

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A stylish art deco design blue “lapis” glass and filigree pendent necklace dating to c1930 and mostly made by a Czech jeweller. Suspended from a linked lapis blue string of barrel and round glass beads and with a barrel clasp.

No makers marks.

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Size
Marks
Condition
Drop – 6.5cm by 3cm
Length – 39cm
Unmarked Excellent – vintage item with minimal evidence of use.
Price GB Pounds SOLD
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 February 21, 2017  Posted by at 2:23 pm Costume Jewellery, Necklace, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Art Deco – Czech Necklace c1930
Feb 212017
 

Necklace – Green Murano Glass Beads

Here we have a vintage costume jewellery necklace formed of green glass beads with gilt enamal decoration strung with various sized “French Jet” glass facet cut beads.

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Size
Marks
Condition
64cm long unmarked Excellent – little evidence of use.
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 February 21, 2017  Posted by at 2:22 pm Costume Jewellery, Necklace, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Necklace – Green Murano Glass
Jan 072017
 

Pearl & Diamante – Semi Parure – Stock #20thc165

A charming necklace and clip earring set of vintage costume jewels in the form of gold a pearl stylised lillies. The necklace hs a double jewel suspended from a large sized faux pearls and with a fold over clasp. Together with matching clip earrings.

No makers marks found.

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Size
Marks
Condition
Necklace – 42cm long.
Necklce Jewel – 5.5cm by 5cm wide
Earrings – 5cm by 3cm wide
Unsigned Excellent – No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds SOLD
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 January 7, 2017  Posted by at 9:55 am Costume Jewellery, Earrings, Necklace, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Pearl & Diamante – Semi Parure