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JJ291

STEPHEN DWECK” CARVED TOPAZ RING: I am offering a stunning carved smoked Topaz ring by Stephen Dweck, known as the “Romancer of the Stone”. Stephen's influence from nature can be seen in this signature flower design ring. The oval cabochon Topaz has been deeply hand-carved into a single blossom. The stone appears a smoked brown color with glints of the golden yellow topaz when seen under light. There is a silver wire twist at the base of the floral carving, as well as a surround of antiqued gold orbs. The split ring shank is decorated with lines of graduated orbs. The inside of the ring band in hallmarked “Stephen Dweck”, “992 Sterling” and his name is followed by his signature “beetle” design within a small circle.The ring size is a 6. I wore this beauty for about 20 years, mixing it with yellows, browns and greens. It is a striking ring recognized immediately by those in the know as a Dweck design. A terrific gift for yourself or for some lucky friend or relative. Grab it now for a bargain price!

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Ring size is 6. Carved Topaz is 7/8” long, 1/2” wide, 1/4” deep.

$325.00

JJ292

*ALEXIS BITTAR* LUCITE BANGLE BRACELET: Alexis Bittar has been described as “One of the Greatest Jewelry Designers of the 21st Century”. Famous for his “glowing Lucite” jewelry, Bittar has added many new and different designs to his collection. This thickly domed black Lucite bangle is embedded with a set of gold metal shapes (star, diamond, pyramid, slash) on one side and a set of similar designs in silver on the opposite side. It reminds me of the night sky, literally twinkling with stars and comets. A sophisticated statement bracelet with an edge for today's fashion forward woman. This Lucite bangle has a narrower back and a wide front where all the dazzle is displayed. The trademark plaque inside reads “Handcarved by Alexis Bittar”. Smooth and silky on your wrist, I hope that you enjoy wearing this show-stopping bangle as much as I have.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Inner opening 2 5/8”. Back 1 1/8” wide, front 2 1/8” wide, varies from 1/4” to 1/2” deep.

$175.00

JJ290

*AMY KAHN RUSSELL* AMETHYST FROG PIN / PENDANT: In a class all of her own, AKR jewelry is always vibrant and exciting – choosing unusual mixes of stones and minerals, her color choices are always delightful and striking. In this original design pin/pendant the magic of lavender and purple weaves a spell that brings images of fragrant lavender and the mystery of deep purples. The top stone is a square faceted amethyst, a hand-carved sugilite frog rests atop a large piece of black and purple stone – and the finishing touch is a dangling faceted teardrop amethyst. The setting is hallmarked “AKR” and Sterling”. There is a safety clasp pin-back and a large pendant hook. The colors are sophisticated, yet playful, with the dear little appealing froggy!

Condition: Mint
Size: 3” long, 7/8” at widest point, 3/8” deep.

SOLD!

JJ294

SCARCE RETIRED *LUNCH AT THE RITZ* “KENNEL CLUB BRACELET”: Glamour and glitz from LUNCH AT THE RITZ! I am so pleased to offer you this highly coveted retired LATR bracelet known as the “Kennel Club Bracelet”. Very few of these were made and they were quickly snatched up by dog lovers. A scarce, truly spectacular, eye-popping piece of jewelry. The dimensional enamel dogs include a white Scottie, Cocker Spaniel, Dachshund, Pug, large Poodle head, Yorkshire Terrier, Bulldog, French Poodle, Dalmatian and black Scottie. There are three highly bejeweled circular dog collars with buckles and heart shaped tags that read “Lunch At The Ritz”. Topaz, black & white Austrian Crystals and Czechoslovakian Glass Rhinestones dangle between the decorated enamel dogs and collars. All LATR pieces are backed with a thick coating of 24 KT gold electroplate. The gold link chain has a V-spring and box clasp. A row of white rhinestones and another row of black rhinestones add more sparkle tot he charm bracelet. Outstanding in its entirety, this LATR” Kennel Club” bracelet is the crème de la crème of anyone's collection. You will not see this again. Gold jewelry bag included. Bon Appétit!

Condition: Mint.
Size: Gold link chain 8” long, white and black rhinestone chains 6 1/2” long. Enamel dog charms vary from 3/4” to 1 1/4”.

$350.00

JJ295

*GERDA LYNGGAARD* “MONIES” EARRINGS: Monies is a Danish Jewelry Company with a style completely unique. I LOVE it and wear Monies Jewelry all of the time. (As does Iris Apfel, star of the recent fashion documentary film “Iris”.) The jewelry is known for its elegance, avant-garde look and humor. Working with materials such as petrified wood, mammoth ivory, shells, amber, cow bone, horn, etc., Monies embraces bold statement pieces often extreme in their size and design. These statement making earrings are made of Black & Ivory resin slices. Set at an angle, the top squares have clip backs and the larger bottom squares dangle free swinging. (Photos show it all!) These unusual, modern earrings allow you to stand apart from the crowd. Love their intriguing shape.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: 2 1/2” long, 1 1/2” wide, 3/8” deep.

$40.00

JJ296

FRENCH BAKELITE TWO STRAND BEAD NECKLACE: This was mine and was originally one long strand. The large beads are French Ivory and the wooden-looking ones are French Bakelite as well. It is a piece from the 1980's that I had restrung about 10 years ago. Really quite striking and you will never see another one like it. Silver toggle and ring closure.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Bottom strand is 17" long, inner strand is 15" long. French Ivory beads are 1" in diameter. Brown beads are 1/2".

$100.00

JJ288

KENNETH JAY LANE NUGGET NECKLACE: Designer Kenneth Jay Lane has always been a favorite with high profile admirers including Jackie Kennedy, Audrey Hepburn, Nancy Reagan, Princess Diana and the legendary “Vogue” editor, Diana Vreeland. Perfect for today's “natural” look, this KJL necklace features large rounded nuggets of wood interspersed with golden beads and three coral colored nuggets. Please note the lovely grain of the wood nuggets. There is a large hook and eye closure and the trademark tag that reads “© KENNETH LANE” It is just wonderful with many colors and you can't help being a “hit” wearing this fashionable and dramatic Kenneth Jay Lane necklace.

Condition: Mint.
Size: 16 1/2” long, beads are each approximately 1 1/4” long.

$25.00

JJ007

VINTAGE LOCK & KEY CHARM BRACELET: Hurray! Charm bracelets have returned to fashion! This striking combination of golden locks and antique silver keys is from my personal collection. Really personal – I started wearing it in High School and for many years following. I have hung onto it because it is so pretty. I never had a problem with it catching on things nor is it heavy. The golden chain is formed by double links and the whole piece is antiqued. There is a spring ring clasp. Really high quality statement costume jewelry. You will feel the fun of being fashion forward and sophisticated. Just what you were looking for – a great gift or keep it for yourself. (See JJ009 – matching Key Pendant.)

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Chain is 7” long, locks & keys vary from 3/4” to 1 3/4”.

SOLD!

JJ009

VINTAGE KEY PENDANT & CHAIN: This key shaped pendant is a about 50 years old. Formed in antiqued silver-tone metal, the key is an elaborate version of keys made hundreds of years ago. It features scallops, curves, orb shaped accents and fleur-de-lis the top as it attaches to a woven interlocking chain. There is a spring ring clasp. A pretty piece of the past when costume jewelry was really very finely made. (See JJ007 – matching – Lock & Key Charm Bracelet.)

Condition: Very good. Slight rubbing at the base of the key stem.
Size: Chain is 18 1/2” long, key is 3” high, 1 1/2” wide, 1/4” deep.

SOLD!

JJ278

RETIRED *LUNCH AT THE RITZ* “KALAHARI RESERVE” CLIP EARRINGS: Go on your own private safari and see all of the wonders of the wild animals of Africa. These vibrant “Kalahari Reserve” earrings are just so amazing! The circular tops are dimensional African masks – full of stunning details including circular earrings on the masks. Dripping with wild animals each earring is different. One has a zebra, giraffe and lion and the other features a monkey, leopard and a wonderful elephant with tusks and a raised trunk. All of these beauties are surrounded by textured rings and dangles with crystals and gold beads. (The pictures tell the story better than I can.) The compliments will never stop! The padded clips backs are accompanied by the LATR logo. These LATR earrings consist of a heady mix of Swarovski rhinestones, Austrian crystals, Czechoslovakian glass, resins and brass topped with a thick coating of 24 KT gold electroplate. “Menu” card included. Treat yourself to the Glamour and Glitz of “Lunch at the Ritz”!

Condition: Mint.
Size: 3 3/4” long, 2” wide.

$125.00

JJ280

AMY KAHN RUSSELL” ENAMEL BROOCH / PENDANT: As fresh as spring, this hand painted enamel and faceted green Austrian crystal brooch is a perfect fit for any season. Multi-shades of fashion's favorite – bright green – enhance the floral and leaf disks. A tiny glass dangle covered in silver beads completes the fresh look of this design. Marked “Sterling” and hallmarked “AKR”. There is a safety clasp and a pendant hook on the back. This Russell design may be used as either a brooch or a pendant on a chain or neck-wire.

Condition: Mint. Included original card and tag.
Size: Total length 2 1/2”, width 1 5/8”, depth 1/4”.

$75.00

JJ276

RETIRED *LUNCH AT THE RITZ* “PALM BEACH” CLIP EARRINGS: Glamour and Glitz have been combined by Lunch At The Ritz to create these clip earrings called “Palm Beach”. These fabulous mirror image 3 dimensional palm trees with dangling coconuts and iridescent crystal dangles are simply superb! The leafy tops are curved with green inset stones and the brown and gold tree trunks curve down into sparkling white beach sand with curled enamel waves washing the shore. See close-up photo of the trunks to appreciate their lovely enamel and jeweled décor. They are made with a heady mix of Swarovski rhinestones, Austrian crystals, Czechoslovakian glass, resins and brass topped with a thick coating of 24 KT gold electroplate. These grand earrings carry the LATR logo and include the “Menu” card. Treat yourself to a pair of these delicious retired Palm Tree Earrings. Bon Appetit!

Condition: Mint. Earring clips are padded.
Size: Total length 3”, width 2 3/8”.

$100.00

JJ281

RETIRED *LUNCH AT THE RITZ* “SAIL AWAY” PIERCED EARRINGS: A dream come true for all sail boating lovers! This pair of nautical pierced earrings is different for each ear – my favorite style of LATR. Both earrings are topped with a ship's wheel but one features a suspended sailboat and the other has a dangling anchor with golden wire “rope” encircling it. Fun and fabulous - “Ship ahoy!” The pierced ear backs are accompanied by the LATR logo. All LATR jewelry are a heady mix of Swarovski rhinestones, Austrian crystals, Czechoslovakian glass, resins and brass topped with a thick coating of 24 KT gold electroplate. Bon Appetit!

Condition: Excellent.
Size: 3 1/2” long, 1 1/4” wide.

$65.00

JJ277

VINTAGE “NAPIER” BRAIDED GOLD MESH NECKLACE: Founded in 1875, Napier originally made modern jewelry after WWI and stayed in business until 1999. An estate piece, this gold mesh braided necklace is as fresh today as the day it was produced. (c. 1980) Gleaming bright gold with wonderful texture, this braid will lie flat on your neck with wonderful flexibility. There is a spring ring closure and a tiny tag hallmarked “Napier”.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: 17” long, 1 3/4” wide.

$35.00

JJ189

RETIRED *LUNCH AT THE RITZ* “WALKING THE DOG” EARRINGS ( Pug Dog Jewelry ): This retired design is called “Walking The Dog” and has clip backs for comfort. Mirror images, the top triangle shows an elegantly gloved hand holding a black leash with three high society pups ready to step out. A rhinestone collared Pug dog looks doubtfully at the leash. Suspended on chains, hand enameled Poodles, Pugs and Yorkshire Terriers cascade down from your ears. All have dimensional touches and a scattering of glitter embedded in the enamel finish. These earrings are a mixture of rhinestones, crystals, resin and a thick coating of 24 KT gold electroplate. Earring backs bear the LATR Hallmark Logo. Menu card included. LUNCH AT THE RITZ Earrings are the epitome of glamour and glitz. Bon Appetit!

Condition: Excellent.
Size: 3 1/2” long, 2” wide. Triangle clip top is 1 1/2” wide.

SALE!

$225.00

$150.00

JJ157

*LUNCH AT THE RITZ* CALLA LILY EARRINGS: Glamour & Glitz from Lunch At The Ritz! These spectacular retired clip earrings titled “Lily Whites” were made when LATR was producing its most complex and lavish pieces. (c. 1995) A large green enamel and gold leaf sits atop 3 hanging white enamel Calla lilies. Enfolded in the middle of each flower is a gold center and a touch of rosy pink or green. They are so elegantly feminine and swing on your ears like tropical blossoms in the breeze. All LATR jewelry is a heady mix of Austrian crystals, Czechoslovakian glass, resins and brass topped with a thick coating of 24KT gold electroplate. The clip ear backs carry the LATR trademark and have foam pads for comfort. There is no menu card available. These “Lily Whites” will never be available again, so if you are a LATR collector or just love these exotic blossoms, here is your chance at a rare pair. Bon Appétit! Condition: Excellent. Size: 3 3/8” long, leaf at top is 1” high, 1 1/4” wide. SALE!

$115.00

$60.00

 

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