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Vintage 1940s Creamy Color Pre-Historic Mammoth Ivory beads. Invisible screw clasp. Strand measures approx. 21" long. Largest Ivory beads is about 16mm; smallest 6mm. The strand is in excellent condition.
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NU716 Price: $105.00
1940's 12kt gf Retro Green Stone Choker. Signed STURDY - a company that produced some of the most beautiful 1940's jewelry. This one is gorgeous! Two drops with handset emerald green faceted glass stones set open backed. The two 'ribbons' curl on the ends - three curl up, one curls down. The motif is 2" across x 2-1/4" high. Overall it's 15-1/2" long. Excellent condition. Must have if you love retro! Look here at the close up.
Signed STURDY 1940's Green Glass Floral 12kt GF Link Bracelet. I don't think the picture captures the true color of the stones. They are more blue/green in color. Seven of the links have these faceted bezel set stones and six of the links have tiny four petal flowers with a small ribbon off to the side. The bracelet has a foldover clasp that is marked Sturdy and 1/20 12kt GF. Measures 6-7/8 x 3/8". Excellent condition.
1940's 12kt GF Bezel Set Amethyst Glass Link Bracelet marked STURDY. Six faceted Amethyst glass stones set in an open back GF bezel setting. The bracelet measures 7-5/8" x 3/8" with a foldover clasp. These bracelets were very popular in the 1920's and again in the 1940's. Often referred to as Slave Bracelets. Very good condition.
1940's Louis Stern 12ktgf Bow Bracelet with Red Stones. Louis Stern of Providence, RI was established in 1871 as chainmakers and silversmiths. Last record found on the company was 1950. This is a gorgeous bracelets made up of 7 bows each with a prong set red stone in the center. So very Retro! The bracelet measures 7" x 3/4". Very good condition.
BS226 Price: $73.00
1940s Rose and Yellow Goldfilled Red Glass Link Bracelet. Yellow gold links with rose gold colored flowers, each having a prong set red glass square 10 mm cut stone. The underside of the rose gold flowers is silver in color. These flowers are riveted to the round yellow gold links. Measures 7-1/4" x 3/4". Excellent condition. Beautiful piece!
BU176 Price: $55.00
1940s signed Crosby 12kt gf on Sterling Rose Gold and Yellow Gold Retro Pin with Pink Rhinestones. So typical of the period, which mimics the Nouveau style, this has one rose gold leaf and two yellow gold petals that have prong set pink rhinestones. Measures 2-1/2" x 1-1/2". Very good condition. The gold shows very little wear.
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PS997 Price: $34.00
1940's Stylized Retro Goldfilled Brooch. The outer swirls are Rose Gold in color and the leaves going down the center are Yellow Gold. There is a faceted prong set stone at the bottom. I don't know if it's a topaz or a garnet... it's more brown than red in color. This measures 2-1/2" x 2-1/8". Excellent condition.
PU757 Price: $42.00
1940s 12kt GF Green Stone Floral Brooch. This is a beauty! Rose gold setting with three prong set oblong green glass stones. Set open backed. The glass stones are 7/8" long x 1/4". Excellent condition.
1940's Cobalt Blue Stone Floral Stylized Pin. 12kt GF with the makers mark C on top of an M which is the mark for Curtman Company, Inc. of Providence, RI. Jewelry Mfgs since 1936. If you love the color cobalt blue, you will adore this pin. There are 3 faceted blue stones prong set in an open backed setting. The pin measures 2-3/4" x 3/4". Excellent condition.
PS941 Price: $73.00
1940's Goldtone Rhinestones and Pink and Blue Plastic Cab Crown Pin. The pink cabs and blue cabs give the appearance of moonstone but are not glass but plastic. There are three rows of small clear rhinestones. The pin measures 1-3/8" x 1-1/4". Excellent condition. The scan has distorted the colors. This is really a pretty piece.
PU670 Price: $28.00
1940's Gold and Silver Aqua Stone Flower Bead Enhancer. Ribbon like design in gold (not sure if it's goldfilled - it's not marked other than pat applied for) with another layer in silver depicting a five petal flower. The faceted aqua colored stone in the center is prong set. The back has a foldover type clasp to wear on your BEADS or a snake chain as a pendant. This measures 1-1/4" 1/2" and is in very good condition. This is very much like PS743 and I believe made by the same company. The one doesn't have a pin bar.
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M757 Price: $24.00
1940's Gold and Silver Aqua Stone Flower Pin/Pendant. Ribbon like design in gold (not sure if it's goldfilled - it's not marked other than pat applied for) with another layer in silver depicting a five petal flower. The faceted aqua colored stone in the center is prong set. The back not only has the pin attachment but also a foldover type clasp to wear on your BEADS or a snake chain as a pendant. This measures 2" in diameter and is in very good condition. Much prettier than the picture...the gold doesn't appear as gold and shiny as in person.
PS743 Price: $28.00
Kreisler 1940's Rose and Yellow Gold Floral pin with Cultured Pearl. KREISLER was making jewelry from 1914 to 1952 when the jewelry line was discontinued. This is a very dimensional pin with three layers of rose gold petals and the top layer is curled up surrounding a cultured pearl. There are three goldtone leaves on each side and two goldtone stems and one Rosegold stem. The pin is in excellent condition. Measures 2-1/2" x 2".
PS726 Price: $64.00
1940's Truart Sterling Silver Floral Pin. Truart was out of business by the 1950s. They produced mostly floral pins such as this. The inside of the flowers have more of a matte finish, the rest being shiny silver. This pin measures 3-1/2" x 2". Very good condition.
PS724 Price: $33.00
1940's Molded Green Lucite Floral Pin. This is a knock off of the floral shaped glass Trifari pieces during this period. When I purchased it, I thought it was glass! Goldwashed finish with clear rhinestones through out the pin. Shows very little wear except for the safety catch which has lost the gold finish. Measures 2" x 1". Very good condition.
PU592 Price: $52.00
1940's Sterling (Vermeil) Yellow and Rose Gold Stylized Floral Brooch. Measures 3-5/8" high x 1-7/8" wide. The top flower has two layers and a faceted aquamarine colored unfoiled stone handset in the center - and the color is rose gold. The bottom three leaves are yellow gold. There are two other stones set in - one is openbacked and aquamarine in color and the other is a clear faceted rhinestone. The pin is in very good to excellent condition.
PS527 Price: $52.00
Barclay 12kt goldfilled 1940's Floral Pin. Gorgeous stylized 40's design with hand set teal colored rhinestones. Measures a nice sized 3-1/4" high x 1-3/4" wide. Excellent condition. Barclay sold in better department stores in the 1940's and 1950's.
PS526 Price: $60.00
1940's Stylized Retro 12ktgf Signed Lustern Double Chatelaine Pins attached by double chains. There is a ruby colored glass stone prong set into each pin. Pins measure 1-1/2" across x 1-3/4" high. The chains are graduated in length, the shortest is 7". Excellent condition.
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PS506 Price: $42.00
c. 1940's this pin has a red tint to the gold that is washed over the sterling. Measuring 3" by 1-1/2", there is a center handset emerald green rhinestone. Excellent condition. Marked STERLING.
PS079 Price: $36.00
Signed B B on the back plaque
and 12kt GF over STERLING. 1940's Bow pin measuring 2-1/4" x 1-1/8".
Locking clasp. Beautifully made pin has the look of solid gold. The
BB may be the hallmark for Bliss Brothers, Attleboro MA 1896-1950.
PS335 Price: $37.00
This pin has a green rs pronged set in the center of a stylized late 40's Retro setting. 4 pronged rhinestones
accent the stems. This pin can be worn as a pendant, as well. Measures 2" x 1". The clear stones are starting to darken. They are easily replaced and I can suggest a person who will replace the stones if you desire. Very "Iskin" in style! (See category - Harry Iskin).
1940's Plume Agate Ring made by L. S. Peterson Co. 1943-1994. First they were out of Battledore, MA and then moved to Seekonk, MA. They specialized in jewelry and agates for settings. This ring is about a size 7 and is faintly marked on the inside S p co the Al is hard to see. Also there is a small alphabet "a" stamped on the other side possibly indicating Agate? Not sure. Tests for silver but not marked. Measures 1-1/4" x 7/8". The stone is rare half black with embedded plumes of white. Beaded bezel setting. Excellent condition.
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1940's Copper Colored Seed Bead Circle Shoe Clips. The clips measure 1-1/8" in diameter. They are in excellent condition. Great for those plain shoes!
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1940's. This unmarked sterling floral ring looks like it might have been made by Hobe, but it also has that Arts and Crafts look. All marks are gone since it has been resized to be worn as pinky ring. 1 1/2" x 1 3/4" . Size 3-3/4. Excellent condition.
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1940s Riveted Goldtone Setting with Coral plastic beading and clear rhinestones set in. The rhinestones all sparkle brilliantly! A nice rare find in mint condition! These measure 1-1/2". Clip ons. Plastic and rhinestones are riveted to a STAR shaped setting. Pictures do not do these earrings justice at all.
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EU393 Price: $28.00
Rare 1940's Pearlized Lucite & Rhinestone Cross Earrings. These are pierced screws, therefore the backing is screwed on to the post. Both the top and the bottom of the earrings has a glued in clear rhinestone. These hang down 1-1/8". The circle on top is 3/8" in diameter. The cross measures 1/2" x 3/8". Excellent condition.
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EU330 Price: $28.00