Oct 052017
 

Damsel Flies Brooch – Art Nouveau – #20thc213

An adorable early 20th century costume jewellery brooch in the form of two damselflies. It is gold plated with green Bohemian “jade” glass stones claw set on the wings and a large teardrop shaped stone suspended between them.

Made in Czechoslovakia c1920.

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Size
Marks
Condition
8cm wide
6.5cm drop.
Unmarked Excellent – Little evidence of use or wear.
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 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 4:34 pm Brooches, Costume Jewellery, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Damsel flies Brooch – Art Nouveau
Oct 052017
 

Diamonte & Pearl Necklace – #20thc210

A stunning vintage costume jewellery necklace with six strings of faux pearls suspending an un-missable jewel. The jewel is a diamante encrusted bow with two large teardrop shaped pearls hanging down.

Excellent condition – Unmarked.

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Size
Marks
Condition
approx 40cm long (6cm adjustment)
Jewel – 5cm wide & 7cm drop
Unmarked Excellent – Good bright stone, excellent plating & pearls.
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 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 4:14 pm Costume Jewellery, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Diamonte & Pearl Necklace
Aug 032017
 

Gilt & Pearl Statement Necklace – #20th204

An impessive vintage costume jewelery necklace with gilt metal and diamante sections interspersed with pearl beads strung from a large blue stone clasp. Can be worn with the clasp jewel on the front, to the side or at the back of your neck.

Most likely dating to c1980. No makers marks found.

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Size
Marks
Condition
45cm long & 2.2cm wide
Jewel – 3.2cm by 2.6cm wide
No makers marks Excellent – vintage item with minimal evidence of use or wear..
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 August 3, 2017  Posted by at 8:07 am Costume Jewellery, Necklace, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Gilt & Pearl Statement Necklace
Aug 032017
 

Italian Glass – Pink Floral Semi Parure – #20thc205

A magical pink floral necklace and earing set made from glass flowers, leaves and beads. Made in Italy and almost certainly made from Venetian “Murano” glass. The necklace has a barrel clasp and has a nice weight, not too heavy. We are dating this to the early 1970’s.

Marked “Italy Made” on the earing clips.

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Size
Marks
Condition
Necklace – 45cm long & 3cm wide
Earings – 3.5cm by 3.5cm
Earings marked “Italy Made” Excellent – No chips, cracks or restorations.
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 August 3, 2017  Posted by at 8:06 am Costume Jewellery, Earrings, Necklace, other Makers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Italian Glass – Floral Semi Parure
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