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Pat Seal, owner
Carnegie Ram's Horn Earrings Chic ram's horn earrings designed to match her very collectible enameled animals. They are marked Hattie Carnegie and in excellent condition. They measure 1" by 1".
[Back] #7761 $75.00
Heavenly Hollycraft Bracelet A gorgeous 60 year old link bracelet made of lovely aqua rhinestone flowers. It is marked Hollycraft and dated 1953. It measures 7" long and it is 3/4" wide and looks so pretty on the wrist. The condition is excellent. [Mark] [Back]
[another view] # 7715 $125.00
Terrific Trifari Fur Clip Sophisticated and chic---this fur clip can go anywhere and look great with it's sparkling rhinestones
and classic design. It measures 2 3/8" long by 1 1/4" wide and is in excellent condition. I think that it is c. 1950---and it will look terrific on any lapel, hat, or purse-----
[Back] #7665 SOLD
Dazzling Coro Duette Wonderful, sparkling rhinestones glitter in this Coro Duette which separates into two dress clips that may be worn together or apart for several different fashion looks. It was made about 1936 and is clearly marked. It measures 3" by 1 1/2" wide and is in excellent condition. This brooch will command many compliments.
[Back] # 7636 SOLD
Fabulous Retro Modern Sterling Furclip and Earrings An excellent example of mid '40's glamour. It resembles old sterling jewelry designed by companies like Mazer or Trifari but the only mark that I can find is sterling. It has a gold wash [vermeil] over the sterling as did most sterling from that time period. The stones are beautiful and all present. The furclip measures 2 3/4" by 1 1/2" and the earclips are 1" by 1". They are in very good vintage condition with some wear to the vermeil finish. The dark "spots" are camera reflections----
[Back] #7662 $135.00
Stunning Schiaparelli Brooch Gorgeous brooch with light Siam AB rhinestones and iridescent Siam red color "lava rocks" combine to form this highly collectible piece marked Schiaparelli. It measures about 2" by 2" and it is in excellent condition.
[Back] [View] #7750 $225.00
ELEGANT EISENBERG BROOCH Sparkling rhinestones glisten in this 1950's brooch marked Eisenberg. It measures about 2" in diameter and the condition is excellent! All the high-quality stones are there----the epitome of high fashion and beauty----
[Back] #7589 SOLD
DANISH MODERN BRACELET BY JACOB HULL FOR BUCH & DEICHMANN Sleek and modern in style---this unique design in silver plated metal may be one of a kind. It was created by Jacob Hull for the firm of Buch & Deichmann of Denmark and it is fully marked as such. It will fit a 7" wrist and is almost 1" wide. The condition is very good and the clasp acts as the "safety chain". If you like a unique style---this is for you!
[Close] #BP148 $145.00
STERLING SILVER SABER BROOCH A huge and exciting brooch measuring 4" by 1" at the widest point. The shape is that of a backsword---either saber or scimitar and very fashionable in the early 1940's. It is marked sterling and all the stones are there and shining like stars. It is in excellent condition----c.1944.
[Back] #4373 $110.00
TERRIFIC TRIFARI BROOCH A precious little brooch in goldtone Trifanium with white enamel and ruby red cabochons and rhinestones. Sophistication personified ---it measures 2.5" by 1/2" wide and the condition is excellent. It is marked Trifari with no copyright mark [made before 1955] and it is a design that I have never seen before.
[Back] #4763 $85.00
FABULOUS MARKED PENINNO FURCLIP Pave set rhinestones, red crystals, and a green enamel leaf combine in this unusual design by the famous Peninno Brothers. Their exacting workmanship is evident in this lovely old furclip. It is 2 3/8" X 2" and it is in vintage untouched condition with no missing stones. A few of the tiny stones are a bit darker. I feel that this is a rare find from one of the greatest costume jewelers of the 20th Century. You will feel so elegant while wearing it. [Back] #BP146 SOLD
BUTLER AND WILSON BROOCH An "out-of-this-world" brooch of beautiful blue enamel and diamante marked Butler and Wilson---well known British designers. Their unusual designs and fine workmanship were very popular with many including Princess Diana who often wore their jewelry. It is in excellent condition and measures 1 3/4" in diameter. Any dark places that you might see in the pictures are reflections. [View] [View] #7354 $85.00
EDWARDIAN 14K GOLD FILIGREE BROOCH A truly lovely example of the jeweler's art from the early 20th Century. It is marked 14k OB which stands for the Otsby & Barton Co. It has beautiful faceted black onyx and a small genuine diamond. It is 1 1/4" long and 3/4" wide. It was appraised for 500.00 by my jeweler. It is in excellent condition and perfect for any occasion. [Back] [Mark] #Cara3 SALE $225.00
ADORABLE LIZTECH BUG BROOCH This adorable "bug" brooch has a gorgeous glass opal belly and is marked Liztech 102. The designer, Jill Elizabeth, began her business in 1984. I am not sure when this one was made, but I think it is an early one.
It measures about 2.5" including the antennae and it is 2" wide. It is in excellent condition and will cause lots of comments and smile when it is worn. [View] #7051
PATRIOTIC EAGLE/DRUM BROOCH World War 2 inspired this great military design. A brass American eagle with two military battlefield drums dangling below. The drums are decorated with red, white, and blue braided trim. A truly inspiring brooch to wear with pride today.
It is almost 3" long and the eagle is 2" wide. It is in very good vintage condition and was made about 1940---an unusual and rare brooch. [View] #7164 $ 77.00
STUNNING SWOBODA BRACELET & EARCLIPS Cultured pearls and jade combine in these exciting pieces marked Swoboda. The bracelet is 7 1/4" long and 3/4" wide. The earrings are 3/4" wide and almost 1" long. They are not an exact match but are an excellent "go-with" match. The condition of both is excellent/unworn.
The bracelet has white, cream, and gray pearls which gives it a unique and charming appearance---jewelry fit for a princess! [View] [View] [View] #7063 $145.00 for the set
HATTIE CARNEGIE HEARTS Just in time for Valentine's Day, a lovely pair of pave rhinestone brooches. They are in excellent condition and marked Hattie Carnegie. Just the right touch for your outfit---day or night! They are 1 1/4" by 1" wide. [View] #6127 $85.00
18TH CENTURY WATCH COCK NECKLACE Unique and fabulous---A rare 18th Century gold plated brass watch cock necklace [escapement covers from pocket watches], each one with a different engraved and pierced [by hand] floral openwork design. Three have faces at the base. It has a v-spring clasp. It is 161/4" in total length and the watch cocks are 1" across. It was assembled as a necklace about 1880 and it can be found in "Warman's Jewelry--3rd Edition" by Christie Romero on page 72. It is in excellent condition considering that the parts are over 200 years old! [View] [View] [View] [View] #4888 $575.00
ZESTY ZULU WARRIOR A delightful enameled brooch of a Zulu warrior dancing with his trembler shield. Perched on a tiny spring, the shield trembles when the wearer moves and amuses all who see him. This design is a variation of the design from 1940 and is shown in the wonderful book "American Costume Jewelry" by Roberto Brunialti.
He is a bit over 3" tall and almost 3" at the widest part. He is in good vintage condition with only small amounts of missing enamel and no missing stones. He has real charm and personality! [View] #7194 $135.00
RARE HASKELL BEADED DRESSCLIP These unmarked beaded items were made by Haskell in 1943 and are rarely seen. The matching bracelet can be found in "Miriam Haskell Jewelry" by Cathy Gordon and Sheila Pamfiloff on page 146. The tiny glass seed beads are wired on and come in a variety of colors and it is in excellent condition. It is 2" in diameter. An exquisite and delicate work of art that you can actually wear! [View] #6450 $350.00
RUFFLED FLOWER BROOCH SET Light as a breath of fresh air----this lovely, delicate flower is made from Cellulose Acetate plastic. These are difficult to find as not many have survived over the last 50 years or so. The rhinestone centers are sparkling and the condition is very good. The color is a lovely amber shade and just perfect for Fall. The brooch is 3" across and almost 2" deep and the earclips are 1/14" wide. [View] #7232 $125.00
CAPTIVATING CINER EARRINGS The light amethyst colored rhinestones are surrounded with sparkling diamante stones. These glamorous earclips can be worn everywhere you go---the color is awesome! They measure 1 1/2" by 1 1/4" wide and the condition is excellent. [View] #7193 $135.00
CHARMING COPPER PARURE Artist created matching link bracelet, earrings, and pendant made of enamel on copper from the '50's. A great look and very easy to wear. The pendant is without it's chain and measures 1 1/2" by 1" wide. The enamel is perfect on all the pieces with no chipping. The bracelet is 8" long and 1 5/8" wide and makes a great statement when worn with an elegant dress or jeans! The earrings have screwbacks and measure 1" in diameter. The white splatter over brown and orange enamel is a great, refreshing look---just right for Fall. Lightweight and easy to wear. There are no marks. [View] [View] [View] #7209 $85.00
HASKELL-STYLE WOODEN BROOCH This charming brooch was identified as being made by the Miriam Haskell Company in the 1930's. It may or may not be--but it can stand on it's own merit! It is large with wooden "bells" or half "acorns" accented with lovely aqua flowers. The "bells" are strung on braided suede leather. They dangle and move with ease. It measures 3 3/4" at the widest part and it is 3" long.
It is in very good vintage condition with minor tarnish on the brass backing. It is not verdigris. This brooch is so cheerful and fun to wear. [View] [View] #7138 SOLD
TERRIFIC TWIN CLIPS Terrific twin clips made after the manner of Coro Duettes and marked only Pat.Pend. They are possibly made by Delizza & Elster. The stones are called black diamonds and were first used by Albert Weiss Co. They measure 3" long and over 1 1/2" wide. They are in excellent condition and may be worn as separate dress clips. [View] [View] #7145 $130.00
SOPHISTICATED SHERMAN PARURE Sherman---the name says it all! Beauty, quality, and workmanship. This lovely parure with heavy gold plating and art glass stones is perfect for any occasion---day or night. All of the pieces are marked Sherman and the condition is excellent.
The necklace is 141/2" long and extends out to 181/2" long. It is a bit over 1/2" wide. The bracelet will fit a 7" wrist. The earclips are about 1/2" by 1/2". The white spots are reflections---the stones are beautiful with tiny gold sparkles. [View] [View] [View] [View] #7141 $350.00
SENSATIONAL SWAROVSKI BROOCH Heavy and well made in a lovely bow design, this vintage brooch makes an elegant statement. It is marked with the Swarovski swan and was purchased at Neiman Marcus about 1989. It is in very good condition. It measures 21/2" by 2". [View] [Mark] # 7108 SOLD
ART DECO SLAVE BRACELET A unique brass and celluloid bracelet worn above the elbow. I have never seen another just like it. It is oval shaped and measures 3 1/8" across and 2 3/8" from the center design to the opening. It will fit an arm measuring about 11 inches. It is 3/4" deep at the center. There is a small spot of red stain on the inside and it is not visible when worn--otherwise, it is in excellent condition. It is c.1925 and really attracts attention when worn with today's sleeveless fashions. The brass is not dark as the picture shows---it is a clean, warm brass color. [View] [View] #6949 $130.00
VICTORIAN BOOKCHAIN NECKLACE WITH LOCKET A very dramatic Victorian bookchain necklace with matching locket c.1870-1880. It is gold-filled with applied wiretwist and beading. It has an extension with a similarly decorated locket that has a row of French cut glass turquoise.
The chain is 22" long and the locket is 2" by 1". It is in excellent condition--a wonderful fashion statement from a time gone with the wind----- [View] [View] [View] [View] #4289 $500.00
SOPHISTICATED SWAROVSKI BRACELET Brilliant rhinestones surround faux emerald, ruby, and sapphire accent cabochons. This bracelet is heavy and well made with the modern design of "real" jewelry. It is marked with the Swarovski swan and it is in excellent condition. It is about 3/4" wide and over 7" long. The unique curved construction helps it to circle the wrist in a very comfortable manner---but that makes it difficult to get an exact measurement. All stones are present and very sparkly. Gorgeous bracelet! [View] [View] #6982 SOLD
EXCITING EISENBERG ORIGINAL BOW BROOCH A lovely, very large pot metal brooch c.1940 marked Eisenberg Original. It is also has the stone setter's mark of 22. It is almost 31/2" wide and 2" tall. It is in excellent condition and the stones really sparkle. Statement jewelry for special occasions. [View] [Mark] #6939 $300.00
ROSE OPAL STERLING REJA BROOCH This gorgeous sterling vermeil brooch marked Reja is part of the 1946 Rose Opal series. A large elegant flower with faux pink opals is perfect for your Spring fashions. It is 31/2" long and 2" wide and the condition is excellent. A rare classic beauty to add to your jewelry collection. [View] [View] #6965 $225.00
TERRIFIC TRIFARI STERLING BOW A lovely, rarely seen Trifari sterling vermeil bow brooch from January 1948. The center has Trifari fruit salad colored rhinestones. The vermeil is still intact over the sterling. It is 2 1/4" wide and 1 1/2" high. A great sophisticated ornament in very good condition and marked Trifari sterling pat pend. [Back] [Mark] [Mark] #BP133 $200.00
ELEGANT EISENBERG DRESS ORNAMENTS These elegant dressclips were sewn onto 1930's Eisenberg Original dresses. Unfortunately, they had to be removed every time the dress was cleaned and so very few were ever made and they are difficult to find. They are the first ones that I have owned in 20 years.
They have their original stones and they are in very good vintage condition. They are 2" long and 1/2" wide. They may be used in many different ways so let your imagination run wild----they will look terrific! [View] [View] [mark] #6878 $125.00
THE CLASSIC LOOK OF A CORO DUETTE The look of Art Deco evokes memories of a more sophisticated era seen in the design of this glamorous Coro Duette. Wear it together as a brooch or separate it into dress clips to wear on your favorite black dress. It is 2 7/8" long and 1 1/8" wide and the condition, front and back, is excellent. [View] [View] [View] #6849 $140.00
EMERALD GREEN EARCLIPS BY THELMA DEUTSCH These "over-the-top" and "in-your- face" earrings are the epitome of fashion and glamour. Going to a special social event? These emerald green rhinestones set in gunmetal gray, will take you there in glimmering radiance. [Mark] [Back View] #6877 SOLD
KRAMER BLUE GIVRE BRACELET AND EARCLIPS Be beautiful in blue! These softly glowing blue givre stones are so feminine. The effect is a soft, glowing subtle look. A dramatic accent that does not overwhelm ---just lovely! The bracelet is 7" long and almost an inch wide. The matching earclips are 1 1/2" long and 1/2" wide. A very flattering style. They are in excellent condition, both front and back. [View] [View] [View] #6876 $135.00
BEAUTIFUL BOUCHER BROOCH Marcel Boucher was not only a great designer, he was also a fine jeweler. This lovely classic brooch was made of sterling silver during the mid 1940s and the rhinestones mimic tiny diamonds. The mark is worn but you can read sterling and his four digit inventory number. If you desire the "real look" in your fashion jewelry, then this brooch is what you are looking for---elegant and timeless in both design and workmanship. This is a classic! It measures 1 1/2" X 1 1/4" down. the condition is excellent. [Back View] #6833 $115.00
SANDOR ENAMEL OVER STERLING BROOCH Gorgeous enamel over sterling silver created about 65 years ago by Sandor Goldberger. He created true "wearable art". It is the ideal touch for your Spring ensemble and can be worn for all occasions. The enamel is in perfect condition--even on the back! Soft pink, lavender, and green whisper Spring. It measures 3" long and 2" wide---so elegant! [Mark] [Back View] #6659 $145.00
HEAVENLY HAGLER CHRISTMAS TREE SET This exquisitely beaded brooch and earclip set was designed in the 1990's by Ian St.Gielar for Stanley Hagler. The tiny beads are emerald green and amethyst with varying shades of those colors throughout the set. The tree measures 2 1/4" X 2 1/4" and the earclips are 1 1/4" X 1 1/4". They are in excellent condition and should increase in collectible value. [Tree] [Earrings] [Back View] #BP132 $250.00
CINI STERLING BRACELET WITH POPPY MOTIF This exquisite bracelet was designed and manufactured by Gugliemo Cini. The design is called "Poppy". It is a bit over 7" long and each flower is 1" wide. It is so easy to wear and it is always noticed when worn--a real favorite of mine. The condition is excellent. [Close] [Back View] #6706 $140.00
ONE-OF-A-KIND NECKLACE BY ARTHUR KOBY Famous New York designer, Arthur Koby, has hand created a fabulous necklace in various shades of pink. He used pink cultured pearls, rose quartz, picture jasper, agate, pink Austrian crystals and gold from India. This is fashion jewelry at it's finest! It was bought directly from the designer in April of 2005 and has never been worn. Mr Koby did not mark the necklace but it comes with a personal handwritten card by him. 15 to 15.5 inches around neck and the center drop is 3 inches. Pictures do not do this justice at all, as it is breathtaking! [Close] [Back View] #BP35 $1200.00
GLORIOUS VINTAGE HASKELL BROOCH There are no words to describe this marvelous brooch. Tiny blue beads with rose pink roses montees surrounding rose red art glass stones. There is a necklace made with a similar color combination pictured in " Miriam Haskell Jewelry" by Cathy Gordon and Sheila Pamfiloff on page 177.
It was purchased from the Kentshire Antiques at Bergdorf Goodman on 5th Ave. in New York last year. It comes in the original box from Bergdorf Goodman. It measures 3" by 3.25" and it is in mint condition.
[Side] [Close] [Back View] #BP127 $450.00
GORGEOUS HASKELL EARRINGS These lush shades of pink, blue and green combine in a fabulous design of truly spectacular earclips marked Miriam Haskell. One of the large pink stones has a teeny mark on the bottom and I mention this only for accuracy. They measure about 1 1/4" by 1 1/4" and they are in great condition. They are truly gorgeous works of "the wearable art". [Back View] #BP121 $150.00
TERRIFIC TRIFARI CHOKER NECKLACE This terrific choker, marked Trifari, will transform any ordinary outfit into something special. It is 14" long and the pendant is 2" by 1/1/2 ". It dates to c.1951 and it is in excellent condition with a gorgeous rhodium finish. [Close] [Back View] #6524 $110.00
BOUCHER "NIGHT AND DAY" BROOCH This marvelous maple leaf brooch is reversible thanks to an ingenious invention. A removable pin back that enables the wearer to go from a gold tone maple leaf complete with a tiny red ladybug for daytime to a pave rhinestone brooch that may be worn to evening events. A very clever and unusual "two for one" value! It is circa 1955 and measures 2" X 1.75" and is in excellent condition. [Another view] [Back View] #6453 SOLD
DAZZLING CHRISTIAN DIOR CHOKER AND EARCLIPS BY HENKEL & GROSSE This lovely Christian Dior set was made of Malaysian 24k rolled-gold by Henkel & Grosse of Germany. It has pave rhinestones that sparkle like diamonds. The earclips are 1.5" long and about 1" wide. The choker is about 16" and may be lengthened by adding a necklace extender [not included] to measure an inch or more longer. It comes with the original silk and satin presentation folder which has kept it like new. The condition is excellent with no missing stones or other problems. [Earrings] #6366 HOLD
SPECTACULAR SCHRAGER CHATELAINE CROSSES Renaissance Revival chatelaine by the House Of Schrager. Created in 1946, it was inspired by authentic 16th Century medallions that were carefully reproduced by skilled craftsmen. They are marked House Of Schrager Creation on both crosses. The larger cross is 4.5" long to the end of the chain dangle. The other cross is 3.5" long to the end of the chain dangle. The chain connecting them is about 8" long. A very well made classic design in excellent condition. A rare piece that can be worn with pride. [Back View] [Close View] [Close View] #6164
BEAUTIFUL CORAL CAMEO BROOCH c. 1900 Faux coral cameo made of celluloid and set in a lovely ornate brass frame. It is circa 1900 with a "C" catch and measures 2" by 1.5". It is in excellent clean condition. [Back View] #5810 $110.00
ORNATE VINTAGE COMB c. 1910 This lovely celluloid hair accessory is embellished with light topaz rhinestones. It is about 7" long and about 6" at the widest point. It has no damage to the delicate celluloid and no missing or darkened stones. A truly breathtaking fashion statement from c. 1910. [Close View] #5617 $110.00
BLUE HOLLYCRAFT EARRINGS Dated 1955 Wonderful, huge, Hollycraft earrings with blue rhinestones, pearls, blue glass beads, and a faux opal cabochon. They measure about 1.75" long by 1" wide. They are in very good to excellent condition. [Close View] [Back View] #5701 $55.00
MIRIAM HASKELL BUTTERFLY HAIRPIN Wonderful celluloid hairpin from the 1930s/'40s. Unmarked, but adorned with a gorgeous butterfly done in the 'Russian gold" finish that Haskell was famous for. A truly unique ornament for a lady's hair. In excellent condition, it is 4" long by 1 1/4" at the widest point. [Close View] [Back] #4712 $65.00
MIRIAM HASKELL DRESS CLIP An elegant 1930s dress clip---unsigned [before about 1949 all Haskell was unmarked] but definitely Haskell. Black faceted glass that reminds me of Whitby jet. It is 2" across and almost an inch thick and looks smart clipped on a neck chain. The front is excellent. At some point over the last 60 to 70 years, the wires that were holding it together have gone missing and it has been glued so it is not in original condition but it works just fine and can be worn with pride. The price reflects the condition. [Side] [Back] #5392 $48.00
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