French Deco parure of marcasites and black and cream-colored enamel set in silver. The center part of the bracelet is 2" x 2 1/2". Large black stones in the earrings are onyx.
French sterling bird pin and earrings set with marcasites and onyx.
Galalith necklace in red and black by Auguste Bonaz. Ginger Moro and I examined this piece and it is possible that it is a fake due to its non-metal clasp. There are definite Bonaz fakes showing up though this was purchased 4 years ago.
Auguste Bonaz cream and red galalith necklace. The Real McCoy.
Auguste Bonaz signature. Easy to fake as it is heat-stamped into the galalith.
Auguste Bonaz galalith necklace in white and black. Circa 1920s.
Auguste Bonaz pins.
French black and white galalith necklace.
French brass and bakelite seahorse parure.
French Deco sterling pin with carnelian stone, blue and green poured glass plique a jour and marcasites. Trombone clasp, but no marks.
Large 3 1/2" wide French dress clip with stunning channel-set red rhinestones.
Two cloisonne enamel bracelets with the links strung through gilt ribbon and with an ingenious adjustable snap clasp. Signed Barboteaux, circa 1930s.
French turquoise colored glass bead necklace with smaller cranberry red beads in the dangles.
Stunning French sautoire of taupe/chocolate/cream glass beads intermingled with large filigree gold-tone metal beads ending in a cranberry bead tassle. It has been attributed to Chanel and sounds like bells when you wear it.
French bracelet and dress clip of large blue glass "bubble" beads set in gold-tone mesh.
Two almost identical necklaces, one in red and the other in green glass, with a centerpiece of glass beads and gold-tone ivy leaves.
French poured glass flower with pink petals set off by rhinestone "stamens" and green glass leaves.
Three-dimensional poured glass violets and leaves. This fur clip closely resembles a number of early Chanel pieces that I have seen, but is only marked Depose.
Two glass French pins.
[Sold] Long, red glass bead necklace set off by rhinestone rondelles and an elaborate rhinestone/sterling clasp.
Believed to be French, this red glass and hematite bead necklace with ornate silver metal is stunning. The large clasp is clearly hand-blown glass.
French blackamoor dress clip.
French Josephine Baker pin. The arms rotate around the center "body" of the piece.
Rousselet puzzle bead necklace. See Moro, European Designer Jewelry pg 64 for more examples.
[all sold] Rousselet pieces -- purple and clear rhinestone fur clip, amethyst and purple glass bead earrings and long, cornflower blue Lalique glass earrings.
Rousselet green glass bead and pearl necklace. With a very rare signature -- signed L.R. Made in France.
Back of Rousselet necklace showing typical "floral" metal construction.
[Sold] Rousselet dark purple and silver-tone bead necklace with large glass drop. Note the typical Rousselet "ladder" construction as well as the large glass bead covering the clasp.
Rousselet bib necklace made of pink, amethyst and dark purple blown glass beads.
Rousselet necklace with pink, lavender and amethyst glass beads setting off the large pink glass drop and glass "petals."
[sold] French glass necklace in cranberry, citrine and white beads with an elaborate glass centerpiece. Possibly Rousselet.
[Sold] Rousselet necklace of floral volutes set with cranberry and citrine glass beads and pearls. See a similar necklace in Moro pg 66.
Possibly Rousselet, wonderful irregular fuschia glass beads with an elaborate glass bead centerpiece of green, fuschia glass beads and pearls.
[Sold] Rousselet glass pearl bead bracelet.
[Sold] Rousselet choker of pearls, black glass and rhinestones.
Back of Rousselet choker showing his signature metal floral volutes.
French necklace and bracelet of varying shades of amethyst-colored glass beads and pearls.
Spectacular pink and green glass choker and earrings, possibly by Rousselet.
Possibly a French runway necklace, made of superb blue glass beads streaked with white and AB crystals.
Roger Jean-Pierre stunning emerald green and clear rhinestone necklace with a fabulous, dimensional centerpiece. Typical R. J-P construction.
[Sold] Roger Jean-Pierre necklace and earrings of clear and smoke crystal beads set in japaned metal and hanging from a silver metal collar. Note the paper hang-tag which is usually the only way these pieces were marked.
Jean-Pierre necklace and earrings in clear rhinestones set with sapphire-colored rhinestones.
Stunning unsigned necklace in pale lavender, amethyst and AB rhinestones set in silver-tone metal. Based on construction, I believe this to be a Roger Jean-Pierre.
Fabulous Roger Jean-Pierre necklace in tones of pink and blue.
Back of Jean-Pierre necklace.
[N/A] French necklace and earrings, probably from the 60s in topaz glass beads.
Dior necklace of yellow rhinestones set off by dark yellow stones. A similar necklace can be seen in The Best of Costumer Jewelry by Nancy Schiffer on pg 59.
Mid-60s necklace in brass and enamel by Roger Scemama. See similar necklaces in Moro, pg 63.
[Sold] French collar of jewel-tone glass beads.
[Sold] Chanel gilt metal bangles. The top bracelet is twisted metal set with sculpted ram's head terminals. The bottom bracelet is a twisted wire band with ram head terminals and a cushion molten green glass segment. Both circa 1965.
Robert Goossens for Chanel gilt metal and glass choker. Designed as a band of gilt metal oak leaves accented with faceted and polished glass berries and a centered sytlized glass acorn. The crystal beads belonged to Mlle Chanel who gave them to M Goossens to use as he wished in a jewelry design in 1960.
[Sold] Chanel pendant brooch designed as a quatrefoil of gilt metal, rhinestones, simulated pearls and molten green glass center square. Chanel ear clips of green molten glass segments suspending a simulated pearl-shaped drop.
Chanel Caribbean island woman pin with green rhinestone eyes.
[Sold] French red and black deco style collar. Note the twisted wire at the top of the dangles, a sure indicator of French design.
Guillemete L'Hoir galalith necklace of 2 faces.
Catherine Popseco Deco style bird pin. Modern manufacture.
Lea Stein Christmas trees.
Deco-styled bar pin--appears to have sterling back, but no marks. Trombone clasp. Probably contemporary Pierre Bex.
Bright green glass "cookies" melted onto copper. Wonderful set to wear!
To see a very interesting collection of jewelry by Andrée Bazot, please go to http://bazot.osyto.com/
Back of Bazot set showing earring clips and signature.
Bazot cuff bracelet from top showing layers of applied glass.
Bazot Signature--Andrée Bazot Paris.
Andrée Bazot necklace in shades of green. Signed.
Gripoix Floral Motif Stones Necklace
France, circa 1965
Each flower with four petals and pollen center in yellow and milky color pate de verre cabochon cut stones, rhinestones, silver plated settings and chain, length 14 inches, unmarked.
Andree Bazot enamel bracelet and earrings.
Rousselet earring clip back (open).
Rousselet earring clip back (closed).
French rhinestone brooch, most likely Roger Jean-Pierre based on the construction.
Back of brooch showing typical Jean-Pierre construction techniques.
Andree Bazot enameled bowl
Bazot signature on back of bowl
Sterling and paste eagle brooch with natural pearl