A wide selection of vintage and antique Jewelry offered for sale by merchants at TIAS.com. We have over 50,000 pieces of antique jewelry including earrings, necklaces, bracelets, charms, and much more!
This three-dimensional feline charm holds a polished glass lavender colored marble. The pewter cat charm measures about 1 inch wide and includes a black 22-inch cord necklace. Circa 1990s. Excellent condition.
2 Book Set: How To Be A Jewelry Detective & Jewelry Detective Resources By: C. Jeanenne Bell
Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. How to be a Jewelry Detective by: Jeanenne Bell Jeanenne Bell - One of America's leading authorities on antique jewelry, will help you discover: How to find clues that tell you if a piece is costume jewelry with rhinestones, or fine jewelry set with gemstones How the cut of a stone can help you tell how old it is What the marks and numbers inside a ring or on a brooch or pendant mean What the terms gold, gold filled, gold plated, silver, silver-plated, and white metal tell about a piece How the back of a piece can help determine its age How to separate plastic from other plastic-looking materials such as amber and tortoise shell Easy tests to determine if your black beads, bracelets, brooches, or lockets are jet, bakelite, gutta percha, vulcanite, onyx, or glass How easy it is to use your basic tools-your eyes, ears, mouth, nose, and hands-to help solve the mysteries of a piece Jewelry Detective Book Resources by: C. Jeanenne Bell This book of RESOURCES was compiled to be used with the How To Be A Jewelry Detective book. Now that you have a good idea of what you have, it will help you: Decide whether to keep it or sell it. Discover the best way to sell. Select the best buyers for your items. Get top $$$. Decide whether to restore it. Get free estimates on repairs.
These elegant earrings are adorned with vintage Japanese mosaic beads. The earrings measure about 1.75 inches long. The 8mm glass round beads are accented with faux rice pearl beads. Fishhook style ear wires. Excellent condition.
American Indian Jewelry Ii: A-l: 1,800 Artist Biographies By: Dr. Gregory Schaaf, Angie Yan Schaaf
Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. This is a standard reference for American Indian jewelry, a source for factual information, neatly organized and lavishly illustrated in full color. This is not a revision of our bestseller, American Indian Jewelry I, but a completely new manuscript, organized in two volumes, A to L and M to Z. Look up any one of over 4,000 American Indian jewelers in seconds. Each profile identifies the artist by tribe, clan, active years, styles, lifespan, residences, education, teachers, students, awards, exhibitions, demonstrations, collections, photographs, and publications. Many profiles feature original quotations from the artists, as well as comments from scholars, collectors and veterans in the field. Personal portrait pictures and close-ups of their jewelry help to bring their biographies to life. American Indian Jewelry II:A-L provides two new features: The Hallmark Directory offers high resolution, digital close-ups. Many Native American jewelers stamp their work with personal, pictographic symbols or initials. This feature helps identify jewelers. The Natural Turquoise Directory helps one identify turquoise in Native American jewelry. This is important because the best -- Gem-Quality, High-Grade -- natural turquoise is valuable. Keys to identification help identify over 25 by specific mines, chosen in a worldwide vote by veteran turquoise collectors.
A lepidopterist's delight, this silvertone brooch pin is set with lavender pink opalite moonstone quartz and sparkling Swarovski pink rhinestones. The butterfly brooch pin measures about 1.5 inches by 2.25 inches. No identifying markings. The back offers a bar pin with safety clasp. Excellent condition.
Sarah Coventry Clip Earrings Sunburst/sunflower Design
Prized for the quality of craftsmanship and design, Sarah Coventry costume jewelry created during the 1960's and 1970's is sought after for buyers who also appreciate the retro look. This pair of silver tone clip-on earrings measures 1 1/2 inches in size, has a spiked amber center, surrounded by 15 silver toned rays. These retro earrings are meant to be noticed - but they are not gaudy in appearance. The earrings do have some light wear to the metal, but over-all are in fine vintage condition, and are printed with the Sarah Cov name.
Silver Tone Road Runner Pin/brooch Vintage Rhinestones
The vintage Road Runner pin is 1 1/2 inches tall, by 1 3/4 inches long, and looks just like that long time cartoon character. This bird has tiny rhinestones on his tail and small raised metal prongs for a 3D appearance on his body and head. A red rhinestone sets off his eye. A safety pin clasp/closure is attached to the backside of the pin, and although unmarked as to manufacturer, this Road Runner pin is vintage and of fine quality.
This handsome money clip measures about 1 inch by 2.5 inches. Alpaca silver accented with black onyx and abalone shell inlay. Circa 1990s. This cactus pattern money clip offers a solid, strong grip. Excellent condition.
Oval Shape Abalone Pierced Earrings 925 Silver Mark
The two oval Abalone earrings hang 1 inch from the silver fishhook end pieces, and measure 1/2 inch across the design. They are still attached to a white felt backing inside a cotton lined gift box. Marked 925 on each backside, the earrings are well designed and crafted, and appear to be both vintage and unused.
Charming acrylic flamingo earrings hang down 2 1/2 inches from the fishhook style end piece, and measure 3/4 inch across the widest part of the flamingo's body. One large pink bead, and 5 small pink, yellow, and blue beads, enhance the visual punch of the design. These are playful earrings, but in no way gaudy. They have no maker's marks, but are well crafted, with fine details, and have a terrific color palette for a new spring and summer season. The flamingoes will be sent in a gold colored gift box to their new owner.
Gold-tone Real Life Sand Dollar Necklace By Parker
This is a lovely vintage sand dollar pendant/necklace created by Parker during the 1960's/1970's time frame. The gold-tone sand dollar was once a living creature, a relative to the starfish. Suspended from the 15 inch gold color chain, is the 1 1/2 inch Holy Ghost Shell, as it is also called. It has a center star and five petals extending outward which represent the Easter Lily. There are four gold tone beads on the chain just above the sand dollar which complement the over-all design. The jewelry creator, Parker, included a tag with a description of the meaning of the real life sand dollar, and this will be sent along with the sand dollar pendent in a gold gift box. Although of vintage age, the necklace is in fine condition and has only minimum wear. The accompanying Parker descriptive card shows age browning, but no tears or writing.
American Indian Jewelry Iii: M-z: 2,100 Artist Biographies By: Gregory Schaaf
Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. This is a standard reference for American Indian jewelry, a source for factual information, neatly organized and lavishly illustrated in full color. This is not a revision of our bestseller, American Indian Jewelry I, but a completely new manuscript, organized in two volumes, A to L and M to Z. Look up any one of over 5,000 American Indian jewelers in seconds. Each profile identifies the artist by tribe, clan, active years, styles, lifespan, residences, education, teachers, students, awards, exhibitions, demonstrations, collections, photographs, and publications. Many profiles feature original quotations from the artists, as well as comments from scholars, collectors and veterans in the field. Personal portrait pictures and close-ups of their jewelry help to bring their biographies to life. American Indian Jewelry III provides three important features: 1.) a color spread illustrating Classic and Classic Revival jewelry; 2.) a continuation of the Hallmark Directory in high-resolution; 3.) and new categories for social networks and email addresses. Furthermore, extensive genealogical research was conducted. The National Archives released the 1940 U.S. Census and the 1930s Indian Census records. Each artist's family also was more thoroughly researched with the aid of computerized genealogical services. 2,500 color illustrations.
Multi color butterfly brooch with ruby red and amethyst purple rhinestones accented with black rhinestone eyes.. This silvertone brooch measures about 1.5 inches by 2 inches. No identifying markings. The back offers a bar pin with safety clasp. Excellent condition.
Floral bouquet brooch pin with ribbon design. Silvertone with plum purple rhinestones. This lovely brooch measures about 1.75 inches by 2.25 inches. No identifying markings. The back offers a bar pin with safety clasp. Excellent condition.
Enchanting brooch pin accented with pink enamel and pink rhinestones. This goldtone pin measures about 1.25 inches by 1.75 inches. No identifying markings. The back offers a bar pin with safety clasp. Excellent condition.
Convex style wide bangle bracelet. The smooth inside of this bracelet is brass. The outside offers an aged look of scored faux ivory. This bracelet measures about 3.25 inches outside diameter and about an inch wide. The inside diameter measures about 2.75 inches. No identifying markings. The brass has some minor pitting and there is an area on the inside brass that has discolored from the original price sticker. Very Good condition.
Accent your jacket, scarf, or handbag with this lovely brooch pin. Opalescent ruby red enamel finish with plum hatband and gold trim. This contemporary pin measures about 1.75 inches by 2.25 inches. The back offers a bar pin with C style safety clasp. No identifying markings. Excellent condition.
This fabulous moveable carousel charm contains approximately 1/2 ounce of 14kt yellow gold. The carousel has three horses which spin around when the knob underneath the charm is turned. The charm's gold canopy has twelve (12) hanging cultured pearls. Very unique!
Weck Tie Pin - Straight Razor Hair Trimmer - Vintage
This vintage WECK razor promotional piece is not only cute but it is articulated. You can open and close the razor just like the real thing. WECK has a long history in the razor business. This appears to be modeled after a hair shaper razor. The blade is silvertone and the handle is made of clear color plastic with metal flakes. The word WECK is pressed into the face of the handle. The pin, plastic and clasp are all in excellent condition. FREE SHIPPING TO ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.A.
Shirt Stud And Cuff Link Odd Lot Vintage Assortment
This is a vintage lot of assorted shirt studs and cuff links. Most are unmarked and they are various styles. Some are MOP. There are celluloid and glass sets in some. There are sixteen (16) pieces in the lot. One money takes all. FREE SHIPPING TO ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.A.
This hand painted Colour Mates brooch pin measures about 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches. Opalescent emerald green enamel finish, layered in 18k gold. Genuine European crystal rhinestones. The back offers a bar pin with C style safety clasp. This pocketbook handbag pin is in Excellent condition.
2 Vintage Hat Pins Gold Tone & Cats Eye Silver Tone
2 VINTAGE HAT PINS GOLD TONE & CATS EYE SILVER TONE. GOLD TONE HAS A GREEN RHINESTONE MEASURES 2 INCHES LONG X 1/2 INCH AT THE TOP. THE SILVER TONE CAT EYE MEASURES 2 3/4 LONG X1/2 AT THE TOP. GOOD CONDITION. ADD $3.00 SHIPPED IN THE USA. REF:1051957
Musical jewelry box with the original tag marked Handcrafted pure brass trim called a Greeting Box by Via Vermont, 1994 in working condition. It has the adorable foil like top picture of cherubs with a violin. The box sits on 4 cute little feet. It is 2 inches high, 5 1/4 inches long and 4 inches wide. Sold just as found.
Elegant goldtone clip earrings. Six smaller faux pearls intertwine with the larger three faux pearls. Each pearl cluster clip earring measures about 3/4 inches. No identifying markings. Minor wear. Fine condition.
This three-dimensional pewter cobra snake holds a polished glass red colored marble. The pendant charm measures about 1 inch wide and includes a 24-inch silvertone chain with spring ring clasp. Circa 1990s. Excellent condition.
Egyptian Revival Cleopatra Bib Necklace - Marked Klein
This sexy Anne Klein bib necklace is still in vogue after nearly 30 years. Go from the office to dinner and look rich the whole day. Each section of open metal work is nearly 1.5 inch in length, giving the Cleopatra look. The toggle closure gives the wearer the option of having the necklace at 17 or 18 inches. Done in Anne's brushed metal goldtone finish. Marked Anne Klein with hang tag. Condition: Very good
This large longhorn belt buckle measures about 2.75 inches by 5 inches. No identifying markings. Appears to have been brass plated at one time but now very worn with some oxidizing. This rustic belt buckle is in Average condition.
Stainless steel belt buckle with mirror finish, southwestern roadrunner theme. The back is stamped Chambers Belt Co., Made in USA. Very minor surface scratches. This belt buckle measures about 2 inches by 3.25 inches. Fine condition.
This fine vintage advertisement for a 1950 ad for Swank is in excellent condition. This magazine ad measures approx. 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 and is suitable for framing. This vintage magazine ad depicts a tie clip where you open it to reveal a picture and another tie clip and cuff links.
Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Make your own attractive, contemporary pieces of costume jewelry with some of the most versatile of materials. It was conceived as imitation jewelry with non-precious materials. Costume jewelry has since evolved in such a way that the division between it and fine jewelry is becoming less evident. Today costume jewelry is quite fashionable and owes its success to the great range of pieces, the vibrant finishes, and the affordable prices. With illustrated, step-by-step instructions, learn how to make various pieces - rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings - with enameled copper wire, felt, polymer clay, cloth, and paper. Chapters include a history of costume jewelry, techniques for using each material, tools and materials needed, glossary, and an artist's gallery to inspire your own creative ideas. This book is a great resource for jewelry makers of all levels, costume designers, and anyone who loves and appreciates the art form of jewelry. 556 color images
Delicate hand painted onyx heart necklace signed by the Japanese artist. Circa early 1970s. The puffy heart pendant measures about one inch by one inch. The goldtone chain measures about 14 inches and offers a spring ring clasp. This vintage butterfly design necklace is in Excellent condition.
This elegant, vintage necklace is made of rectangular black beads separated by small crystal beads. Approximate total length is 29 in. No clasp, just slip on. No damage but I would suggest restringing as this is quite old. Purchased at an estate sale. Highly polished beads. This can ship USPS 1st Class Parcel.
Junk Drawer Jewels Military Buttons Chains Watch Parts Plastics
Nearly FOUR pounds of cool old stuff for artists, hobbyists, crafters, watch collectors, and jewelers. Too much to list individually...so here are some of the highlights... ~art deco celluloid hat ornament top ~some mother of pearl buttons on card ~antique victorian black buttons on orig. paper ~black and white geometric pieces ~a bunch of brass military buttons ~ various assorted military insignia ~vintage Mickey Mouse Club toothbrushes ~several old chains gold tone, silver tone ~broken rhinestones brooch, necklace, buttons, etc. ~old plastic advertising drink stirrers ~a few old canceled stamps, US and foreign ~a couple of vintage compacts, one for perfume ~old worn celluloid pocketknife ~an old Christmas tree pin (not broken) ~huge old antique pocketwatch porcelain dial ~lots of old watch bands ~a couple of old watches, watch movements ~English wrap cuff links missing a blue rhinestone ~odd earrings ~old metal thimble ~old plastics, lucite confetti, various pieces ~miscellaneous jewelry, not broken and broken ~costume flag pins lapel pins ~antique raw milk labels ~wood spool thread ~clip on velvet blue bow tie ~composition cherries or holly berries ~Victorian, Edwardian, art deco, mid century era ~metal toy deputy sheriff badge ~metal cowboy saddle pin (broken shank) ~Victorian Edwardian baby shoe as is ~hat pins ~mother of pearl carved flower earrings pierced ~pop beads ~one bone carved mah jongg gambling stick more...a few beads, etc... You are Buying this AS FOUND~AS IS... 100s of assorted pieces! ONE PRICE for ENTIRE LOT
Geneva Classic Collection matching his and her watch gift set. This elegant wristwatch set offers quartz movement, gold tone cases and bands with black dial faces. These new two-tone watches are housed in a hard case gift box. Excellent condition.
Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Sarah Coventry became a household word by selling beautiful, inexpensive, costume jewelry direct to the consumer and remained in fashion for more than 60 years. This in-depth look at the history of their designs contains more than 1,000 color images and engaging text. It begins with the unsigned years of 1949-1963, covers the cardex years of 1954-1965, includes the catalog years of 1966-1984, and has a smattering of beauties from the years after Lifestyle Brands acquired the rights to the trademark for other concerns. All of it has been carefully researched and documented, and presented here in full color form. Complete with a thorough genealogy of founder C. H. Stuart and his family, this is a great resource for jewelry collectors, historians, and fashion designers. 1,063+ color images