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Jewelry - 2 Feather and Bug Ornaments. DATE: 1920s. a. Jewelry - 3 Fuchsia Feathers 4â€ť long. A fuchsia rhinestone bug sits where the feathers connect to a 2â€ť fuchsia pipe cleaner. b. Jewelry - Black paper grasshopper with bright green rhinestone eyes and a spray of soft black feather wings. A 2-1/2â€ť black pipe cleaner is attached to the underside of the grasshopper.
2 Dress or Fur Clips made in China. a. Bone oval in floral motif b. Ivory Scrimshaw
Bar pin or Pendant in gold tone metal with a large round rhinestone flower in the center and small horizontal bars on each side with three green rhinestones. Pin 2-1/4â€ť across. Belonged to Vivette Ravel Rifkin, the collectorĘĽs mother. Jade grape bead cluster dress clip with 3 decorative brass metal leaves.
Bulova cocktail Watch, 14K rose gold with 3 rubies and 1 diamond. Snap back case, Serial G 235240. Vivette Ravel Rifkin received the watch as a gift from her husband, Milton Rifkin, parents of the collector. Purchased in Denver, Colorado. DATE: Circa 1942. Ollendorff Swiss cocktail Watch, 14K rose gold inscribed â€ś12-25-44, From Al to Belle,â€ť Belle KramerĘĽs husband. Belle was the aunt of the collectorĘĽs husband. Ollendorff was a New York based company that created Swiss made watches and was known for its quality and craftmanship from the late 1800s until the mid 1950s. DATED: 1944.
Bulova cocktail Watch, with 2 diamonds. Bracelet band not original to watch. Snap back case, No. 552949. Inscribed â€śNate to Sarah, 12-25-42,â€ť in-laws of the collector. DATED: 1942.
Erbo Precision cocktail Watch, art deco design with silver and rose snap back stainless steel case. Face black with rose. Double braided band believed to be original to the watch. â€śAcier Inoxydableâ€ť (French for stainless steel) and â€śStaybrit, Numbers 272830, 7615.â€ť Watch belonged to Vivette Ravel Rifkin, mother of collector. DATE: 1940s.
Eisenberg Rhinestone Jewelry, company founded by Jonas Eisenberg in Chicago in 1914 with womenĘĽs ready to wear apparel. By the 1930s and 40s it was considered one of the finest costume jewelry manufacturers in the country. From about 1945 to 1950 jewelry pieces were marked either â€śEisenbergâ€ť or â€śEisenberg Ice.â€ť DATED: 1945 to 1950. Bracelet with double row of rhinestones decorated with 3 tiny rhinestone designs across the top. Safety chain. 7â€ť long.
Eisenberg Rhinestone Jewelry, company founded by Jonas Eisenberg in Chicago in 1914 with womenĘĽs ready to wear apparel. By the 1930s and 40s it was considered one of the finest costume jewelry manufacturers in the country. From about 1945 to 1950 jewelry pieces were marked either â€śEisenbergâ€ť or â€śEisenberg Ice.â€ť DATED: 1945 to 1950. Earrings, rhinestones with several different style cuts and sizes. 5 rectangular stones across the center, contrasted with the round matching stone designs above and below. Back of clip marked â€śEisenberg.â€ť 1-1/4â€ť long.
Eisenberg Rhinestone Jewelry, company founded by Jonas Eisenberg in Chicago in 1914 with womenĘĽs ready to wear apparel. By the 1930s and 40s it was considered one of the finest costume jewelry manufacturers in the country. From about 1945 to 1950 jewelry pieces were marked either â€śEisenbergâ€ť or â€śEisenberg Ice.â€ť DATED: 1945 to 1950. 2 Rhinestone Choker Necklaces, with decorative stone designs across the front. Hook closures, back of hooks marked, â€śEisenberg.â€ť 16â€ť long.
Floral bouquet pin by â€śHobe, Sterling, Design Patd.,â€ť Loops of ribbon encircle the flowerĘĽs tight cluster of petals, closed buds and a single leaf. When Hobe arrived in New York his first job was making jewelry and costumes for the Ziegfield Follies. Some jewelry historians believe that Florenz Zieglfeld described the jewelry Hobe made for his costumes as â€ścostume jewelry,â€ť which was the origin of the phrase. collectorsweekly.com/costume-jewelry/hobe. DATE: 1940s and 50s. Brooch/Pendant with an ornate metal frame reminiscent of a royal crest. It is embellished with marcasites along the outside and a raised porcelain button with the silhouette of a young man courting a young lady in the center. To wear as pendant, a chain would go through the open vertical â€śSâ€ť design along the top. Dress clip in clam shell shape with 7 large art glass green stones. and 14 raised open petal flowers, each set with a green stone in a symmetrical pattern. The background has tiny raised rosettes and a scallop edged border. The hinged spring metal clip is marked with a Chalice with the letters NE in the center, which represented the New England Glass Work Company. DATE: 1920s and 30s.
Jewelry - â€śSterlingâ€ť linked Bracelet with intricate design has 4 hexagon and 4 rectangular carnelian stones and marcasites. Made in Germany.
Jewelry - 2 Dress or Fur Clips a. Jewelry - Bone oval Clip hand carved in a floral motif with an ornate plated metal frame. b. Jewelry - Ivory Scrimshaw Clip with a hand engraved scene of a Chinese whaler resting on a whale, leaves hanging down from branches above. The delicately engraved scene in black ink or paint is highlighted with the whalerâ€™s yellow and red clothing. Scrimshaw were originally incised whalebone or whale ivory, with paint or ink rubbed into the engravings by whalers in the 19th and early 20th century. Herman Melville in his book Moby Dick speaks about scrimshaw as, â€śLively sketches of whales and whaling scenes, graven by the fishermen themselves on sperm whale teeth or ladiesâ€™ busks wrought out of the right whale bone and other scrimshander articles.â€ť In May of 2013 in Liverpool there was a â€śMarathron Reading of Moby Dickâ€ť and one of the guest speakers spoke about â€śScrimshaw in the Age of Moby-Dick.â€ť
Jewelry - 2 silver Rings set with black onyx stones. DATE: 1930s and 40s. a. Jewelry - Oval sterling silver Ring with marcasites and a faceted black onyx stone. b. Jewelry - Silver Ring with a large 3/4â€ť x 1â€ť rectangular black onyx stone, stone has flat bottom and arched top so when viewed from the side it has a half moon shape.
Jewelry - 22 plastic pairs of Earrings, the largest ones with a 1â€ť diameter. Designs include flowers, birds, shells and fruit. There are a number of closures made of plastic ovals that hug the earlobes. The clips and ear screws closures are made of metal and plastic. 2 plastic pins. DATE: 1940s.
Jewelry - 8 Lea Stein Pins includes the white sleeping Gomina cat, the cat and ball, the brown Bacchus cat face, the pink and brown fox, the corolle deco lady and 2 lions, one with a black body and one with a red. Stein was a French artist, she and her chemist husband developed a process of layering very thin sheets of cellulose acetate and laminating them to create multi-colored pieces of plastic. The pins have a v-shaped metal clasp inscribed with â€śLea Stein Paris,â€ť which were heat mounted into the plastic. This method of attaching the pins suggest they were among her early brooches. DATED: 1969 to 1981.
Jewelry - Clear Rhinestone Clips for dress, fur or shoes in a pavĂ© setting, made of silver plated pot metal in the shape of a horizontal diamond with two removable triangular clips. When sides are removed a small brooch remains with a vertical raised marquis in the center, sides open to accommodate the clips. DATE: 1950s.
Jewelry - Highly stylized flower Brooch with a large rectangular green translucent glass rhinestone and 3 stemmed leaves, each with a green stone in the center. Leaf design used for matching earrings. The brooch is gold plated â€śSterling.â€ť The graceful design of the stems and leaves provide a dramatic contrast to the large geometric flower. Brooch is 3-3/4â€ť from the tallest leaf to the bottom of the longest stem. Belonged to Vivette Ravel Rifkin, mother of collector. DATE: 1940s.
Jewelry - Locket with script initials â€śLRâ€ť for Lena Ravel, grandmother of collector. When arriving in the United States from Lithuania, between 1895 and 1899, she Americanized her name from Taube Leah, to Lena. Inside locket is photograph of Lena Goodman Ravel and collectorĘĽs grandfather, Erman Ravel. DATED: Circa 1905.
Jewelry - Petit point mini Perfume Bottle Brooch, glass bottle and cap framed in ornate gilt filigree. The front of the bottle has a petit point red flower with green leaves against a black background. Bottle has a threaded cap covered with the same filigree and is topped with a gold tone flower. Glass dauber attached to cap. Bottle has a gold chain that attaches to a bar pin. 7/8â€ť x 1-3/8â€ť from top of cap to bottom of bottle.
Jewelry -Translucent amber bakelite pin with the initials SHW, for Sara Wilkouski Horvitz, mother-in-law of the collector. Leaf border with a rose on each side of the initials. 3-1/2â€ť across and 2â€ť at its highest point. DATE: 1940s.
Shell Cameo Jewelry, hand carved, genuine shell with concave backs and a translucent quality that when held up to a light from the back you can see the entire silhouette of the design. a. Jewelry - Bracelet cameo, the cameoĘĽs seashell figures represent 6 of the 9 muses in Greek mythology that were believed to inspire creativity. Each muse is playing an instrument, a popular representation. The bracelet is silver with marcasites and designed in an art nouveau style. b. Jewelry - Pin or Pendant cameo of a Grecian goddess in profile, embellished with a tear drop diamond that hangs from a tiny silver chain around her neck.The cameo sits inside a decorative white gold frame. c. Jewelry - Pin cameo of a mature woman in profile with a rose gold setting. Purchased in Rome by the collector. DATED: 1967.
Staret Brooch with clear glass rhinestones. Branch has two stylized stone leaves with a large stone petal flower in the center and a smaller flower on each side. The flowers have red rhinestone centers. Back marked â€śStaret,â€ť which was a Chicago based firm throughout the 1940s. DATE: 1940s Mimi di N Brooch, branch with a clear glass rhinestone petal flower with leaves of tiny stones and green enameling and two large red enameled buds with a center strip of the tiny stones. Back marked â€śMimi di N.â€ť Throughout the 1950s she designed with highly respected jewelers and in 1960 opened her own jewelry firm in New York and for the next 25 years her jewelry was considered to have outstanding workmanship and design. DATE: 1960s and later.