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    Vintage line bracelet in emerald & diamanté, set in sterling silver
    Emerald, diamanté & sterling bracelet by Otis
    $ 275

    Emerald, Diamanté & Sterling Line Bracelet by Otis

    This vintage line bracelet by Otis features faceted, square-cut emerald-glass stones channel-set in rhodium-plated sterling silver. The piece is finished with engraved edges and a diamanté-encrusted fold-over clasp. The color of the emeralds is rich and lush. The superb articulation speaks to the high-quality construction of the piece, which was the same as that of Wachenheimer Brothers. (Read about their connection with Otis.) Line bracelets were all the rage in the 1920s-1930s and were typically worn in multiples. You could wear this one with another line bracelet by the same maker or with a filigree bracelet with emeralds, as shown in the last images. I was delighted to see this jewel worn by a model on the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019! She was also adorned with a necklace and earrings, which are among the coordinating pieces shown below. Can you pick out the other runway jewels?
    $ 275
    $ 275
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    Vintage costume bracelet with emerald, diamante and sterling
    Art Deco emerald, diamante & sterling bracelet
    $ 395

    Emerald, Diamanté & Sterling 1920s Bracelet

    This vintage costume bracelet is exceptional! It features rectangular sterling silver links set with faceted, triangular-cut emerald-glass stones. Each link has a bead-set diamanté in each corner. The edges of the bracelet are engraved. This piece closes with a concealed clasp and safety catch. Given the outstanding quality and beautiful design of this Art Deco bracelet, I’m surprised that it has no maker’s mark. This jewel walked the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. The model wore it with a fabulous pair of 1950s emerald earrings. Scroll down to see them and other coordinating pieces. Which earrings would you choose to accompany this beautiful bracelet?
    $ 395
    $ 395
  • Christian Dior earrings with topaz, green tourmaline & diamanté
    Christian Dior 1950s ear clips
    $ 245

    Golden Topaz, Green Tourmaline & Diamanté Christian Dior Earrings

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    These Christian Dior earrings feature textured, gold-plated ropes intertwined with faceted golden-topaz and green- tourmaline glass stones and AB diamanté. (Swarovski, in collaboration with Dior, invented aurora borealis – a coating that adds iridescence to stones.) The color combination and elaborate hook-and-eye construction of these 1950s ear clips are worthy of the maker’s name. Elegant, classic, and perfect for a woman who looks best in warm colors. These earrings looked amazing when they walked the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019.
    $ 245
    $ 245
  • Milk glass earrings with rondelles
    Miriam Haskell earrings with milk glass beads & disks
    $ 245

    Milk Glass Bead, Diamanté & Gold Earrings by Miriam Haskell

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    These milk glass earrings with beads and disks, rondelles, and gold-tone findings have a real Machine Age-look and associated movement. However, the use of French ear clips dates them to the late-1940s, and the white beads may take them into the 1950s, when white jewelry was extremely popular. I still consider this pair to be Art Deco in style, and I’ve seen the same motif used by this designer (Frank Hess) on earlier Miriam Haskell pieces. Whenever they were made, these ear clips are lots of fun! I saw them in an entirely new, bright, and glamorous light when they were chosen to walk the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. See them on the model who looked stunning in a bridal jumpsuit with skirt. You don't have to be a bride to add glamour to an ensemble with these fabulous earrings!
    $ 245
    $ 245
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    Milk glass earrings with gold wire & diamante
    1950s ear clips by Hattie Carnegie
    $ 245

    Milk Glass Earrings with Gold Wire & Diamanté by Hattie Carnegie

    These milk glass earrings by Hattie Carnegie are substantial and incredibly well-made. They feature prong-set, opaque-white-glass stones wrapped in gold wire and accented with diamanté. From the 1950s, these ear clips feature the same gorgeous gold-wire construction this designer used with a variety of stones to create earrings, necklaces, brooches, and bracelets. I was proud to see this pair worn on the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. Although these earrings are no longer available, you may like another pair in milk glass (also worn on the runway) – scroll down to see them.
    $ 245
    $ 245
  • Alice Caviness earrings with bi-color beads
    Black-and-white ear clips by Alice Caviness
    $ 185

    Onyx & Crystal Bi-color Bead Alice Caviness Earrings

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    These Alice Caviness earrings have clusters of black- and clear-glass bi-colored beads. Some have caps of silver-tone filigree, while other caps are solid metal. These ear clips were designed in the starburst or atomic motif that was popular in the 1950s, yet they are so versatile and wearable now! In fact, these earrings walked the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. The designer paired them – unexpectedly, yet perfectly – with a 1930s German Art Deco bracelet. Scroll down to see it.
    $ 185
    $ 185
  • Marcasite and onyx bracelet
    German onyx, marcasite & sterling bracelet
    $ 395

    Onyx, Marcasite & Sterling German Bracelet

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    This 1930s marcasite and onyx bracelet from Germany features faceted, rectangular stones alternating with embellished sterling links. I have always found many German Art Deco pieces especially appealing because of their high-quality design and construction. Bracelets like this one are extremely versatile for both day and evening wear. This piece was one of the first German Art Deco jewels that joined my personal collection decades ago. I was thrilled when it was chosen to walk the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. Scroll down to see the 1950s ear clips the designer (unexpectedly, but brilliantly!) selected for the model to wear with this jewel. You'll also see two pairs of complementary Art Deco pendant earrings.
    $ 395
    $ 395
  • 1950s earrings by Schreiner, with ruby glass stones
    Another view of these Schreiner ear clips
    $ 245

    Ruby Snowflake 1950s Earrings by Schreiner

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    These 1950s earrings by Schreiner feature faceted, deep-red glass stones set in Japanned metal. He has combined round, square, and oval shapes to form what looks like a snowflake. The design and hard-to-find color of these ear clips are just stunning! Wear them from day to evening in any season and feel extraordinary! In fact, they looked extraordinary on the model who wore them on the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019!
    $ 245
    $ 245
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    $ 445

    Sapphire Chicklet-style Necklace

    This stunning Art Deco jewel, with its faceted, deep-blue-sapphire-glass stones, is an unusual variation of that era's chicklet necklace. This piece has round stones alternating with larger horizontally-set rectangular ones. At the center of the necklace the rectangular stones are vertically-set, to create a focal point. The faceting on these stones is unusual, and the rich-color is divine. The stones are set in and linked with silver-tone metal; only the clasp is marked sterling. This necklace, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, takes the chicklet-style to a whole new level! This jewel walked the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. Scroll down to see the 1950s earrings the model wore with this gorgeous necklace as well as complementary bracelets.
    $ 445
    $ 445
  • Blue sapphire costume earrings by Hattie Carnegie
    Sapphire poured-glass ear clips
    $ 245

    Sapphire Poured Glass Earrings by Hattie Carnegie

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    These blue sapphire costume earrings feature translucent poured glass in a delicately-detailed gold-tone setting. The design is timeless and versatile! These 1950s ear clips were one of the Hattie Carnegie creations chosen by the designer to walk the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. He paired them with an Art Deco necklace in a similar blue worn by a model in a black-and-white houndstooth evening gown. I confess that I was both surprised and delighted with this choice, and the audience was definitely pleased. Although that necklace is no longer available, scroll down to see a similar piece.
    $ 245
    $ 245