These earrings are an unusual shape. They are in gold tone metal and have a curved green glass piece and a white paste glass stone. see full description on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - reference 2518 B118/28 - price £40. I always have a good selection of vintage clip earrings at my shop in Grays Antiques in central London.
Friday, 30 August 2013
Tuesday, 27 August 2013
This Lea Stein fox is amazing - the colours are just so wonderful! Probably a Liberty print. It has fine stripes that catch the light. It's a little more expensive than the standard fox I'm afraid. Just love looking at it. www.gillianhorsup.com - reference 2516 B113/24 - price £75.
Sunday, 25 August 2013
Here's an interesting Givenchy gold tone bracelet - probably 1970/80's. The design resembles tassels! It is of course good quality and the condition is fine too. Full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - reference 2515 B115/3 Price £95. I always buy Givenchy when I can find it at a reasonable price.
Friday, 23 August 2013
Here's 3 dress clips from the Art Deco period. They were probably Czech made and have glass stones on white plated metal (probaly on brass). There are just so many ways to wear dress clips. See my notes on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com for inspiration! Price £65 each, 2 for £120 or 3 for £150. Reference 2513 B115/28
Tuesday, 20 August 2013
Here's a vintage compact, small container and lipstick set in plastic box, by Crest. See full description and measurements on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com. It has reverse carved roses decoration and is in gilt metal. Reference 2511 B117/5 Price £95.
These earrings are great! Probably from the 1940's-1950's - it is amazing they have survived! Yes they are not perfect - you would not expect them to be - but for their age they are in good condition. I have replaced the tops. Just the thing for sunny weather - or a holiday! See full description on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - ref: 2500 B116/9 - price £55.
Friday, 16 August 2013
I do not buy much modern jewellery but sometimes an item catches my eye - such as this leaf necklace - in blues, browns, creams etc. It is well made, stylish and easy to wear. Good for a holiday! See full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - price £70 and reference 2497 B117/44. Do call into my shop at Grays Antiques to look at a large selection of vintage costume jewellery. Details on the web site.
Tuesday, 13 August 2013
This is a lovely black sequins and small black beads evening bag - probably from the 1950's. It was made in France for Kendal Milne & Co - possibly the world's first department store. It celebrated 175 years of trading in 2010 but is now known as 'House of Fraser Manchester'. It is well made and has a pattern of sequins and small beads with small beaded rosettes along the top. It has a gilt snake chain handle. It is in very good condition - with a satin lining. www.gillianhorsup.com for further details and more pictures. Ref: 2496 B114/8 Price £78. Great
Wednesday, 7 August 2013
Here's a wonderful Austrian brooch in gilt metal with large, lapis glass stones (to immitate lapis). They even have small glittery bits in the glass! It is made in two parts and is marked Austria on the back. Full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com with measurements etc. Reference 2493 B117/25 Price £88
Tuesday, 6 August 2013
I love snake chains! This necklace is a 4 strand gilt snake chains necklace - c 1950's. It has blue cachabon stones at the bottom of the hanging pieces. It is good quality Full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - price £88 reference 2491 B117/22
Sunday, 4 August 2013
This is a Lalique designed, Roger et Gallet, aliminium powder tin. There are full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - it could appear both to a Laliquer collector or a powder box collector. It has a wonderful design of two birds of paradise on the front. Price £165 ref: 2488.
Thursday, 1 August 2013
Now this is really an unusual Lea Stein brooch. In all the years I have been selling Lea Stein I have never seen another one! It is in the shape of a matchstick! It doesn't have the usual v-shaped pin of course - because it would not go on. The pin just says 'Lea Stein'. This would be so good for a collector! their website is here - price £68 reference 2488 B73/33 - I usually have a good selection of Lea Stein in my shop at Vintage Modes, Grays antiques in central London.