This small celluloid bird brooch is quite small and charming! I have no idea what sort of a bird it is, but at over 50 years old, it does not show its age! Full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - reference 2670 B139/25 - price £30.
Saturday, 26 July 2014
A pair of vintage Miriam Haskell faux pearl drops clip earrings. Find it hard to find good Miriam Haskell at a sensible price! This pair are £98 but I love them! They have two dangley faux pearl drops and the earrings are in good condition. Full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - reference 2668 B87/23
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Here is a pair of wonderful Art Deco Czech earrings in gilt filigree metal with green glass pieces. So hard to find these earrings. Some of my customers are quite happy with screw tops - which take a little getting used to. Lots of Art Deco earrings have them. Full details and condition report
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
In my shop at Vintage Modes in Grays Antiques I like to sell other things - in addition to the Vintage Costume Jewellery. Here are some vintage flowers and beaded tassels. Please contact me if you are looking for anything in particular - www.gillianhorsup.com - or at my shop 020 7499 8121.
Monday, 21 July 2014
This is a ?1930's single strand of rectangular glass stones in a beautiful emerald green colour. So simple to wear. See full description on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - reference 2664 B136/15 price £88. I always buy these necklaces when I can find them in good condition.
Friday, 18 July 2014
This is the green and red dragon brooch by Lea Stein. I like my dragons in a green colour! If you are not familiar with Lea Stein then do look her up on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - under Manufacturers. You will also find a description of this Lea Stein brooch if you click on 'Lea Stein'. After many years people are still collecting her brooches - but do beware of the fakes - I only sell the original! Price £68 reference 2665 B139/50.
Thursday, 17 July 2014
This is a vintage gold tone necklace. It is well made - in the Cleopatra style - and would be easy to wear. It could dress up an outfit - or be worn casually. Full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - price £40 ref: 2663 Eve. In my shop at Grays Antiques I have a large price range of vintage items - starting at £5. Do pay a visit!
Sunday, 13 July 2014
This is a modernist silver pendant hallmarked for London 1979 - but I do not know the maker - it is marked CD. It is very typical of the time - the mid century modernist style. After 1980 this style went out of fashion and jewellery tended to get bolder and larger! See full description on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - price £95 reference 2661 B141/44 #ModernistSilverPendant #SilverPendantLondon1979
Saturday, 12 July 2014
This is one of my favourite Lea Stein brooches - the large butterfly. One of her newer designs, this one is in pearlized white with a vintage Liberty fabric. The body of the butterfly is red - with stripes at the edge. It is large. See full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - price £68 reference 2660 B139/50
Thursday, 10 July 2014
This is a large silver gilt brooch with mother of pearl flowers and leaf marked 'Ocean Treasure - Sterling'. I am not sure of the date - but love the brooch. Full details on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - price £85 reference 2658 B138/31.
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
This is a belt buckle - probably galalith and from the 1930's. It is carved - depicting leaves and berries. It has a bar on the back of each piece to sew the belt on to. See photo and measurements on my web wite - www.gillianhorsup. This is easy to do if you can manage a needle and thread! Price £58 reference 2657.
Sunday, 6 July 2014
Here are some of the Lea Stein brooches I have just bought. They are not in the shop yet - but will be putting them up on the web site (slowly!). You could always contact me if you are interested in any one in particular. I love them all! I only buy ones in colours that I like. The are all genuine Lea Stein brooches - with the correct pin on the back - I never buy the fakes. www.gillianhorsup.com
Friday, 4 July 2014
2 spider brooches from the Art Deco period. Not everyone likes spiders -but these are rather lovely. They have painted bodes. See full description on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - reference 2652 B137/10 & 11. They are £58 each - or the two for £95. Finding it hard to find nice spider brooches so was pleased to get these!
Tuesday, 1 July 2014
Here's the Lea Stein panther brooch - in great colours. Quite a long brooch - at over 4 inches. See my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - price £65 reference 2648 B132/28. I only sell genuine Lea Stein Brooches - and they are marked 'Lea Stein Paris'.