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  • Vintage aquamarine bracelet with diamante in sterling
    1920s aquamarine, diamante & sterling bracelet
    USD$295.00

    Aquamarine, Diamanté & Sterling Art Deco Bracelet

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    This vintage aquamarine bracelet features pyramid-shaped glass stones alternating with links of diamanté. The setting is sterling silver with a spring-ring clasp. Although this lovely and versatile piece is signed, I cannot identify the maker. This bracelet was made for a slim wrist. Please note the bracelet length (6 3/4") and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. Scroll down to see some coordinating pieces.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00
  • Vintage rock crystal necklace & earrings set
    Faceted rock crystal necklace
    USD$185.00

    Crystal 1950s Necklace & Earrings Set

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    This vintage rock crystal necklace and earrings set comes in its original box. (Rock crystal is a natural mineral.) Made in the 1950s, this set is reminiscent of similar pieces made in the Art Deco era. The necklace closes with a filigree fish-hook clasp. The original screw-backs on the earrings were converted to sterling silver ear wires with lever backs for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. The trademark ELCO may refer to Milglo Jewelry Co.
    USD$185.00
    USD$185.00
  • German flexible bracelet with diamante
    Front of bracelet showing links
    USD$295.00

    Diamanté German Flexible Bracelet

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    This German flexible bracelet features curved, rhodium-plated links with channel-set diamanté. Its design and construction remind me of other pieces made in Germany in the 1930s and 1950. A distinctive element of this one is the use of a small disk between each link. This bracelet is wider and longer than most I’ve seen from these decades. Although this piece has a maker’s mark, I cannot identify the company. Scroll down to see a necklace by the same maker as well as an unsigned one with the same construction.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00
  • Snake chain necklace with diamante
    Front of German snake chain necklace
    USD$245.00

    Diamanté German Snake Chain Necklace

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    This snake chain necklace from Germany has a curved centerpiece with a Machine Age-look. The white-metal links with channel-set stones are separated by trios of flat-metal links. All are connected with flat disks at the top and bottom (probably to cover a connecting chain). At each end is a triangle-shaped element formed by two long and one short link with channel-set stones. This piece closes with a spring-ring clasp. Although I had always associated snake chains with the 1940s, I just learned that they were first introduced in 1850. This necklace has a maker’s mark, but I have been unable to identify the company. Although this necklace was made for a slim neck (the length is 14 1/2"), you could add a chain extender if needed. The absence of an adjustable closure makes me think this piece was made before the 1950s. Scroll down to see a bracelet by the same maker.
    USD$245.00
    USD$245.00
  • USD$195.00

    Emerald, Diamanté & Sterling 1940s Dress Clip

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    This dress clip is beautiful in design and construction. Faceted emerald-cut and round emerald-glass stones, in sharp contrast to the diamanté and rhodium-plated sterling silver setting. This color combination is rich and versatile You can wear this piece on the shoulder or lapel of a jacket, on the shoulder of a dress or sweater, or on a hat or a scarf. The hinged, double-prong fastener works best on weighty fabrics. Although this piece is marked, I cannot identify the maker. The design and use of sterling make me think it's from the 1940s. But I don't think these details matter – this clip is stunning!
    USD$195.00
    USD$195.00
  • USD$195.00

    Onyx & Sterling Link Bracelet

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    Seven faceted, oval onyx-glass stones prong-set and mounted on oval frames form this lovely Art Deco bracelet. The stones are 1/4" high and have points in the center. The setting is sterling silver with a spring-ring clasp. This well-made piece, which is longer than most of its era, is signed. However, I can't determine the maker's name. Scroll down to see several onyx pieces that complement this jewel.
    USD$195.00
    USD$195.00
  • Large vintage flower pin in sterling silver
    Close-up view of pin front
    USD$185.00

    Sterling Flower Bouquet Brooch

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    This vintage flower pin in sterling silver has wonderful detail and an unusual design. A cluster of petals defines the flower, which sits atop a pair of veined leaves. The fourth stem ends in a spiral. This lovely piece is very three-dimensional, well-made and somewhat whimsical. Because of its size and motif, I’m guessing it dates to the 1940s. The pin closes with a roll-over safety clasp. I only wish I could find information about the maker (which is definitely not Rafael Canada)!
    USD$185.00
    USD$185.00