$ 45.00

Gold Mesh & Rhinestone Pierced Earrings by Whiting & Davis

These gold mesh earrings are so glamorous.
Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1"  long  (3 x 2.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Mesh Bags plus Whiting & Davis in script
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Large pierced gold metal mesh earrings with a middle column of rhinestones. Modernist, streamlined style.  

Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company co-founder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century, Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry, and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Belt, Modernist Buckle, Adjustable

Cool 70s style.
Approx. Size:  Total length:  29"  (73.5 cm); Width:  1" (1.25 cm); Buckle:  2"x .75"  (5 x 2 cm)   
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Whiting Davis Mesh Bags
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Sophisticated gold metal mesh belt from Whiting & Davis.  Rectangular interlocking belt buckle. Open weave mesh.  Vintage 1970s piece has lots of disco bling.  The belt is adjustable and is also very supple to easily fit your curves.

Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company co-founder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century, Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry, and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 65.00

Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Metal Mesh Clutch

Classic gold clutch.
Approx. Size: 8" x 4" x 2"  (23 x 12.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Co. Mesh Bags, made in USA
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Classic gold metal mesh clutch from Whiting & Davis.  Top folds over and closes with a beautiful rectangle of rhinestones. Yellow lining with one main compartment plus an additional small pocket.  

Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company co-founder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century, Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry, and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 275.00

Beaded Butterfly Handbag, Shirred Black Fabric by Mary Frances, Style #1711

Striking structured handbag with wood bead handle

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

Approx. Size:  8" x 7" x 3"  (20 x 17.5 x 7.5 cm);  4" Hang  (10 cm)   

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Mary Frances, Made in Phillipines, Style #0981

 

Vintage structured handbag from Mary Frances.  Slightly rounded shape in black shirred fabric.  Magnificent beaded butterfly on the front. More intricate beading across the top. One large beaded tassel hangs on each side. Beaded closure comes over the top with metal snap closure on the back. One. main plus one small pocket. Black fabric lining. Preowned.  Style #1711

Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe. 
Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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$ 55.00

Large Rhinestone Oval Brooch, Art Deco Design

The unique oval shape makes this brooch a real standout.
Approx. Size: 3" x 2.25" (7.5 x 5.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
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Large brooch with brilliant clear rhinestones. Large navette center stone is surrounded by smaller round rhinestones. More large navettes fan out from the center. Shiny silver metal setting really sets off the design. Tone down the rest of your outfit and let this piece sing a solo. Unmarked but very well made. 

 

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$ 125.00

1930s Art Deco Rhinestone Brooch by Fred Gray

This authentic 1930s art deco brooch is absolutely stunning.
Approx. Size: 2.5" x 1.5" (6.25 x 3.81 cm)
Condition: Very Good. No dead stones
Mark/Label: Star in a Circle, Made in USA. These marks are attributed to Fred Gray
One of a kind vintage item - Buy Now.

  • Rectangular brooch loaded with sparkling rhinestones in a floral and leaf pattern.
  • Backing pot metal.
  • Nice size for dresses, jackets, coats or even handbags. 

We have not found much information on this company. We do know that Gray was a designer for Coro before starting his own company in the 1930s. 

 

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$ 45.00

Victorian Revival Black Mourning Cameo Brooch

Beautiful open-work design.
Approx. Size: 3" long x 2.5" (7.5 x 6.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Crown symbol. Researching mark. Possibly Premiere Designs.
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.
  • Stunning black and white brooch in the style of a Victorian mourning brooch.
  • Large oval brooch hangs from a highly detailed bar pin with a coordinating flower cameo.
  • Highly detailed openwork antique gold metal setting. 

 

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$ 48.00

Vintage Blush Pink Silk Chiffon Cocktail Hat, Rhinestones, Hat Size 21

Stunning vintage pillbox hat in light pink straw.
Hat Size: 21" (53 cm), Diameter: 8" (20 cm); Height of Crown 3" (7.5 cm)
Condition: Hat is in good shape. Netting has been trimmed off the hat due to damage.
Mark/Label: Gerber Memphis
One of a kind vintage item - Buy Now.

  • Blush straw pillbox hat.
  • Wrapped hatband of satin and silk chiffon in several tones of mauve.
  • Large and medium size teardrop moonglow lucite beads cluster with three sparkling round rhinestones decorate the front of the hat.
  • Beautiful cocktail hat for late summer and fall. Made on plastic net base. http://bit.ly/2DFxeRB

 

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$ 55.00

1970s Charcoal Gray Rhinestone Floral Brooch

Very unique color of rhinestones
Approx. Size: 2" x 2.5" (5 cm x 6 cm)
Condition: Very good. 
Mark/Label: None. 
One of a kind vintage item - Buy Now.
 
  • Sensational floral brooch.
  • Navette rhinestones in a unique color of charcoal gray.
  • One large round clear rhinestone in the center of the flower.
  • High-quality piece.
  • All stones are prong set.
  • Silver setting and rhodium backing make this one really shine. 
 

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$ 38.00

Peacock Brooch, Amber Rhinestone & Clear Rhinestones

Absolutely gorgeous peacock brooch, oversized statement piece.
Approx. Size: 4.5" x 2.25" (9 x 12.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

  • Vintage 1990s brooch.
  • Highly detailed peacock brooch with a sophisticated combination of amber, yellow and clear rhinestones
  • A gold bead accents the end of each feather.
  • The tail feathers sport large round clear chaton rhinestones intermixed with smaller and amber stones to add extra sparkle. 

 

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$ 40.00

Art Nouveau Blue Cabachon & Gold Metal Bib Necklace, Neiman Marcus New Old Stock

Stunning bib necklace with turquoise blue cabochons.  The cabs are channel set into a stylized art nouveau gold metal necklace.   Adjustable chain and lobster closure.  Thie piece is a very interesting combination of modernist and nouveau and will make quite the statement.  Originally priced at $100.

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone. 

Approx. Size: 21" (53 cm); Outside Diameter: 16" (40 cm); Height of Crown 3” (7.5 cm); Width of Brim: 

Condition: New old Stock, never worn. 

Mark/Label: None on necklace, Neiman Marcus paper tag

 

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$ 45.00

Gold Chain & Bead Bib Necklace, Neiman Marcus New Old Stock

Approx. Size:   Base necklace is 17" long (43 cm); Bib 3" x 8"  (7.5 x 20 cm)
Condition: New old stock with tags
Mark/Label:  Paper Neiman Marcus Tag, None on the necklace 
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

Sensational gold metal bib necklace with large gold faceted beads within interconnected rings.  The beaded bib hangs from three different kinds of chains that are repeated hanging from the bottom of the bib.  New old stock from Neiman Marcus originally priced at $108.00.  Lobster clasp.

 

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$ 45.00

Vintage Rhinestone Bird of Paradise Brooch

1940s bird of Paradise
Approx. Size: 4" x 1.5" (10 x 4 cm) 
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.
  • Glamorous Bird of Paradise brooch in sparkling clear rhinestones.
  • Green rhinestone eye. 
  • Pot metal back indicates this piece is from the 1940s.
 

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$ 55.00

1950s Silk Close Hat, Gray Leaf Design

This one is so pretty. Absolute perfection for a wedding
Approx. Hat Size: 8" x 7" (20 x 18 cm); Fits most. 
Condition: Very good. Minor wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

  • Gray and light pink close hat covered in delicate silk leaves and satin bows.
  • A small amount of netting around the face.
  • Built on satin covered wire that will mold to your head.  

 

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$ 55.00

Vintage Bicorn Hat, Black & Cream Silk with Rhinestones, Hat Size 21

Fascinating and spectacular are the only words Madge has for this amazing hat.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Diameter: 9" (23 cm); Crown Height:  2" (5 cm)
Condition:  Very good. Minute spots on the cream portion that are not noticeable when worn.
Mark/Label:  Starr's Memphis
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

  • A modernist bicorn style vintage hat.
  • Black and cream stiff silk.
  • A glittering rhinestone ball hangs from each corner.
  • You will be the talk of the party in this one.

 

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$ 55.00

1950s Winter White Hat, Marshall Field, Wool Felt, Gold Leaf Decoration, Hat Size 21.5

Chic winter white hat in wool felt.
Approx. Hat Size: 21.5" (54.5 cm); Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Crown Height: 5" (13 cm); Width of Brim: 2" (5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Marshall Field & Company; Felt - Teddy Western Germany
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

  • 1950s white vintage wool hat originally from Marshall Field in Chicago.
  • Gold leaf decoration around the white felt hatband.
  • The felt body is labeled Teddy made in Western Germany which indicates a 1950s piece.
  • Interesting tab detail on back at hatband.

 

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$ 35.00

Art Nouveau Brooch, Black & Clear Rhinestones

This phenomenal statement brooch is a 1980s brooch in the Art Deco style.
Approx. Size: 2.75" x 3 5" (7 x 9 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

Large statement brooch in faceted black glass and rhinestones.  The design features black navette and round rhinestones and clear rhinestones all surrounding large pear-shaped faceted glass and matching dangle. A stunning piece. Art Nouveau style from the 1980s.  Works great on a handbag.


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$ 25.00

Art Deco Brooch, Faceted Black Glass

Fun 1980s brooch in the Art Deco style. Large oval faceted glass center.
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.
Approx. Size: 2.75" x 1.25" (7 x 3 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Act II

Act II was a direct sales jewelry company founded by Beeline Fashions in 1972. The company was purchased in the late 80s by Victor Kiam and renamed Lady Remington and later Lia Sophia. The company closed in 2014.

 

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White Feather Vintage Hat, Breton Style, Hat Size 22 White Feather Vintage Hat, Breton Style, Hat Size 22
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$ 38.00

White Feather Vintage Hat, Breton Style, Hat Size 22

Lovely white feather had, perfect for a vintage style wedding
Approx. Hat Size: 22"; Outside Diameter: 10"; Height of Crown 3
Condition: Good, minor wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: Made in USA, WPL # 4384
Only One - Get it before it's gone

  • Lovely molded hat in white wool felt.
  • The outer rim is covered in white feathers.
  • This style of hat with an upturned brim is called a Breton.
  • Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.
This WPL number is for the F & M Hat Company. This company is still in business. They have an interesting video about the company here.



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$ 295.00

Mary Frances Handbag - Black Leather Baguette

This sumptuous baguette by Mary Frances has it all
Approx. Size:   12" x 5" x 2";  17" hang 
Condition:  Like New
Mark/Label:  Mary Frances, Made in Philippines.
One of a Kind Item – Get it before it's gone.
  • Black leather body embellished with gold metal "cameos"
  • Heavy beading in black & white quartz and a faceted amber teardrop hanging from each corner. 
  • Faux lizard pattern on back.  
  • Fold-over beaded snap close.  
  • Black and white floral fabric lining.  
  • Beaded chain strap.
  • One large compartment and one small pocket.
 
Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe. Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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$ 35.00

Yellow Rhinestone & Gold Mesh Bracelet, Dog Collar Style

Fabulous and over the top yellow rhinestone bracelet

Approx. Size: 7" long; .50" at widest.

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

One of a kind vintage piece - Get it before it's gone


Unique gold mesh bracelet. Stones are set on a tapered gold metal mesh band. The design looks like a classic 1960s dog collar for a French poodle. All rhinestones are prong set. Fold over clasp.

 

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$ 25.00

1950s Coro Rhinestone & Silver Bracelet

Luxurious rhinestone bracelet by noted costume jewelry company Coro.
Approx. Size: 6.5" x .5" (16.5 x 12.5 cm). 
Condition: Very good, no dead stones. 
Mark/Label: Coro. 
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  • Large round sparkling rhinestones.
  • Set in a bright floral silver metal setting.  
  • Very pretty bracelet.
  • Perfect for your vintage wedding.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed its name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.   Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 12.00

1960s White Floral Bead Necklace

Lovely white floral beads

Approx. Size: 18" (45 5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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Vintage 1960s white plastic bead necklace.  White floral beads alternate with round ones. Perfect summer time necklace to wear alone or mix with others.  Spring ring closure.  


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$ 35.00

Vintage Sterling Silver & Black Enamel Cuff Links by Rotter

Very dimensional design
Approx. Size: .75" x .75" (2 cm)
Condition: Lot of wear on enamel. Sterling silver is in good shape.
Mark/Label: Rotter Sterling Silver, patent #2472958 is for the whale closure in 1949
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Mid Century sterling silver cufflinks by Rotter. Black enamel squares with arching cross pieces of silver. Whale closure. 


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