Here's a beautiful 1969 bronze medallion commemorating the Inauguration of Richard Milhous Nixon as President of the United States. (Till this photo, this had been in its original plastic bag but the bag was too crumply to see through so we had to remove it.) This large 3-inch medal is signed F. GASPARRO. Frank Gasparro (1909 - 2001) was the chief engraver of the United States Mint from 1965 to 1981. You've seen his artwork more times than you know as he designed the Susan B...
Here's a substantial collar necklace that's made with jet black glass beads and pearls. The choker style necklace is wired into four rows of beads to hug the neck comfortably. There are 9 dangles of beads hanging from the center. Necklace measures 14.5 inches around with a chain that can be clasped to fit. Excellent condition.
The color of this vintage Austrian crystal necklace is so hard to capture because it's ever changing, flitting from one glint of sparkle to another. The clipback earrings are deep topaz...marked MADE AUSTRIA. They echo the basic color of the necklace so it's an excellent match. The necklace measures 26 inches around with beads about 10mm wide. Earrings are 1 inch across. Set is in excellent condition.
Here's a great vintage Scandinavian design ring...abstract and modernistic...very unique! Inside is marked 925-S NORWAY and then on the outside band, there are 2 tiny hallmarks that indicate 3 crowns and the letter ~S~ which stands for Sweden. The ring has an adjustable band which is brilliantly designed to look like a solid band. Top measures 7/8 inch wide. Ring is in excellent condition.
This signed HAR brooch has 'star' qualities with big faux emerald rhinestones set in braided textured gold-tone. Made by the HARGO Jewelry Company of New York, the pin is circa 1950's. It measures 2 1/2 inches each way with a safety-catch closure. Very well made with facet-cut stones that radiate plenty of sparkle. Excellent condition.
This vintage signed TRIFARI - PAT. PEND. necklace is circa 1950. The floral pendant is gold-plated with white crystal rhinestones highlighting the flower. This necklace wears close to the neck, making its elegant simplicity noticed. It measures 14 inches around with a secure fold-over clasp. Center flower measures 2 inches wide. Necklace is in excellent condition.
This vintage Ethnic pendant of an Eskimo face is carved out of a natural material. The gold bale is marked 14K. The pendant measures 7/8 by 1 7/8 inches. It's in excellent condition and a very fine carving.
How pretty is this? It's from the Art Deco era... a gold-filled pendant necklace with sparkling ruby red and white crystal rhinestones. The pendant has 3 rhinestone dangles hanging from it. Measures 1 1/4 by 2 1/2 inches. The chain measures 18 inches around. Both chain and pendant are marked. Excellent condition.
This vintage CORO demi parure consists of a gold-tone wishbone pin with a rose and a matching openwork cuff bracelet. The pin measures 1 1/4 by 2 1/4 inches. The bracelet is 7/8 inch wide. Slips on easily. Both pieces are marked CORO. Both are in excellent condition.
Here's a rare, original 1930s SHIRLEY TEMPLE ring with a real black and white photo of curly Shirley's face set into the small brass oval which measures 1/2 inch high by 3/8 inch across. Image is nice and sharp, showing what a cutie she was at the height of her career. Ring opening is 1/2 inch in diameter...just right for someone Shirley-size. This ring is old warehouse stock which we bought many years ago. Excellent condition. Guaranteed OLD AND ORIGINAL!
This vintage Mexican sterling silver leaf pin has a modernist simplicity. It's a fine handwrought piece by an artisan at Jondell Ent. Inc. Marked 925 Mexico. Pin measures 4 inches long by 7/8 inch wide. Secure rollover clasp. Pin is in excellent condition.
This vintage HOBE pendant necklace features a marbled Lucite oval slab with silvertone accents. The pendant measures 1 inch across by 3 inches high. It hangs from a Mexican 925 sterling silver neckband. The pendant is marked HOBE on the back. Would guess this to be from the 1970s or 1980s. It's in excellent condition.
This came from a woman who traveled all over the world, including Africa, Mexico and China so I'm not sure where this came though I'm certain it's not 'local'. The beads on this are gorgeous...I believe many (or all) are carnelian. The centerpiece pendant is a rich rust color and the beads up the strand vary in shape and coloring. Some look like marble. All are highly polished, smooth as silk. Necklace measures 24 inches around and pendant piece is 1 1/2 inches high...
Very modernistic, this vintage copper pin takes an abstract shape that's classicly 1950s. Back is signed in an oval...(looks like) Tori Colani - Crislee. Pin measures 2 1/2 by 2 inches. Secure rollover clasp. Naturally aged copper patina. Excellent condition.
This beautiful sterling silver cross is outlined with small rhinestones that give it just the right 'glow'. The cross is an openwork design...measures 1 1/8 inches across by 2 1/8 inches high with another 1/2 inch for the bale it hangs from. The silver chain is a thick weave that measures 5mm wide...19 inches around. The cross is marked 925 inside the bale. It's in excellent condition.
Unusual and beautiful...this sterling silver necklace and earrings set features crystal and amethyst dragonflies. The necklace measures 16 inches around. Each dragonfly is 7/8 inch wide. Earrings for pierced ears are 1 inch long...marked 925. The set is in excellent condition.
You don't have to be a 'blue blood' Royal to feel like a Queen. This beautiful sterling silver crown pendant works just as well. The crown is finely detailed and dazzling...set with genuine clear crystals and cut steel marcasites. The crown pendant measures 1 1/8 across by 1 3/8 inches high (with loop) and it hangs from a sterling chain that's 24 inches around. Both crown and chain are marked '925' for sterling. Excellent condition. Your Majesty will love it.
Wind up this old tin lithographed bird and it starts pecking away like crazy. Circa 1930s, the colorful bird measures 5 1/4 inches long. A few minor nicks to the litho...overall, toy is old warehouse stock in unused, excellent condition.