★ The Sparklotron ★ your guide to the best of Estate and Vintage retro jewelry

Princessy

Blue rhinestone silver swag necklace

This is a must have! It measures app. 15 1/2″. The colors and bling on this piece are amazing! Near mint to mint condition! No missing or dead stones! Any glare or shadows is from camera or lighting, not jewelry. For those of you not familiar with Juliana pieces, this is the nicest and highest quality of costume jewelry that exists.

Bouquet

White enamel clear aurora borealis rhinestone gold flower brooch

A Lovely Vintage 1940-50’S Coro Round Floral Long Stem Flowers Brooch Pin, Completed With White And Green Enamel And Sparkling Crystal Rhinestones, And Finished With Crystal Aurora Borealis Rhinestones. A Very Striking Eye-Catching Retro Piece.

The Brooch Is In Very Good Vintage Condition. The Enamel Finish Is Beautiful, And The Rhinestones Have A Great Sparkle.

The Brooch Is Signed With The Coro Mark In Script On The Reverse On The Pin Assemby, Which Is The Mark Coro Used In The 1940’S Up Until 1955.

Measurements:

The Brooch Is 2.25″ Wide And 3 1/8” Tall.

Peas

Green yellow marbled bakelite bangle bracelet

There are two places where a pattern of leaves has been carved. The colors range from yellow-green to dark green. The bracelet has a shine to it but is matte in the carved areas.

The width is a little over 3/4″.

It is in very good condition.

Figural

Cream carved celluloid flower brooch

This is one GORGEOUS piece that is a timeless treasure! A deeply carved celluloid brooch with lovely details and a floral theme.

Measures 1 3/4″ x 2″. In good vintage condition but does need a good cleaning. There is one spot on the bottom left that looks as if there may be a chip on one of the pedals but I honestly cannot tell if that is original to the carving.

Lovely old pin on back that works perfectly.

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Leafy

Gray clear aurora borealis rhinestone parure

Gorgeous Juliana (D&E) parure of necklace, bracelet, brooch and earrings. It features gray (black diamond) kite shapes stones accented with more gray and AB rhinestones. The metal is silver toned. The necklace measures 16 1/4 inches long with a drop of 1 1/8 inches. The brooch measures 2 5/8 inches. The bracelet measures approx. 7 1/2 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. The clip earrings measure 1 1/4 inches. Excellent condition.

This parure is a book piece pictured in the book Juliana Jewelry Reference on pages 150-151. This set was first seen in the design books in 1959.

Textured

Silver moonstone modern ring

A ring from the 1970s in sterling silver 

A full hallmark for Sheffield 1975 -maker is ‘RW’ .A maker I’ve seen on blue john jewellery 

A good modernist look with textured shoulders 

Gemstone is a quartz I think

Sprays

Clear aurora borealis red rhinestone gold necklace

This is a must have! It measures app. 14 7/8″. The colors and bling on this piece are amazing! This piece is in excellent condition with a small spot or two of oxidation only on back of setting. Front is near mint! No missing or dead stones! Any glare or shadows is from camera or lighting, not jewelry. For those of you not familiar with Juliana pieces, this is the nicest and highest quality of costume jewelry that exists.

Dots

Pink quartz cabochon bar brooch

A long striking silver brooch with 5 large rose quartz cabochons prong set and open backed.

This is well made possibly outside the Uk as I cannot find a hallmark. It has tested as silver.

I am not sure of the age.

8cm long. The largest cabochon is 2 cm long.

Parure

Brown amber root beer aurora borealis rhinestone necklace

Juliana (D&E) parure of necklace, brooch and bracelet. It is done with two colors of topaz rhinestones, AB and red rhinestones accented with scooped out hematite cabochons. The metal is gold toned. The necklace measures approx. 17 inches long with a drop of 1 7/8 inches. The bracelet measures 7 1/2 inches long and 1 inch wide. The brooch measures 3 3/4 inches. Great shape.

This set is a book piece being pictured in the book Juliana Jewelry Reference on page 188 in a different color and first seen in the design books in 1961.

Wrapped up

Clear rhinestone bough ribbon brooch

2 vintage Coro bow and leaf rhinestone pins each measure 4×1″.

There are surface scratches and signs of wear.

Regal

Clear baguette rhinestone necklace

Silver rhinestone emerald cut and baguette necklace.

Chess

Black white cabochon glass stretch bracelet

This is a beautiful, shiny silver tone bracelet. It has alternating shiny facet cut black stones with smooth iridescent white stones- there’s a lot of detail on this bracelet. The stones are attached by elastic so the bracelet will fit any wrist. It’s in good condition.

Lillypad

Green enamel pearl frog gold brooch

EXCELLENT condition for its age no damage to report. I do know that it probably originates from America, due to the signature/makers mark. This really is one special quality signed brooch and sure to be a hit amongst the collectors out there.

Cut

Purple cut glass beaded silver bracelet

purple facet cut glass bead bracelet silver tone flower bead cap.

size –   stretches to ease on and fit approx 6.5 inches un-stretched,  beads up to 9mm widecondition –  very good.

Danty set

Peach yellow blue enamel flower brooches

3 1960’s enameled flower pins from the 1960’s.  The pins vary from 2″ to 2 1/2″ across.  The white pin is 3″ long and the pink rose is 3 1/2″ long.  The aqua pin is 2″ x 2″.

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Angular

Tortoise shell bangle angular bracelet bangle

This is in very nice condition, I see no flaws.

A burst

Aurora borealis green rhinestone starburst brooch

This is a must have! It measures approx. 2 3/4″. This is in excellent condition, all the stones are bright and vibrant! Don’t miss out on this unique piece!

Swirls

Orange yellow rhinestone bracelet

A vintage D&E Juliana lemon and topaz cabochon clamper bracelet! This gorgeous bracelet features topaz/lemon navettes surrounded by topaz rhinestones. It is in wonderful vintage condition. (as shown in photos above). A perfect addition to any collection!

Deco

Aurora borealis rhinestone green blackened marcasite brooch

The Pieces I Use Are Nos Unused 1980’S Banana Bob Findings……..Many Of These Beautiful Findings & Stampings Cannot Be Found Anymore, Because They Are Now Out Of Production…..These Quality Findings Are Made Here In The Usa,  From The Old Toolings And Dies From The Early 1900’S.

Tufted

Pink clear rhinestone tufted bird brooch

Vintage Exotic Bird Brooch.  Measures 3. x 3.  Pink Enamel is in great shape except for the very top feather on the head.  Barely noticeable.   Some purple is added over the pink in some areas.   Tiny tiny bit of enamel missing from end of beak and feet.  Also barely noticeable.  All rhinestones present and in great shape.  Pin mechanics are perfect.  No wear to metal.  Unfortunately unsigned.  Copy to a design by Reinad.

Bough

Blue green rhinestone gold spray brooch

This is a must have! It measures approx. 2 5/8″. It is in excellent condition! No missing or dirty stones! On the left middle side one link has come unsoldered. It is almost impossible to notice and does not affect functionality/wearability of pin in any way, but just mentioning it. For those of you not familiar with Juliana pieces, this is the nicest and highest quality of costume jewelry that exists.

Starburst

Green rhinestone gold flower brooch

This classic daisy pin features light green navette rhinestone leaves and petals, and a dark green faceted oval rhinestone center.  Goldtone stem, prong set stones, closed back setting.  2 1/2 X 1 1/2″.  Excellent vintage condition.

Symmetry

Green aurora borealis rhinestone cross brooch

Vintage  Costume Jewelry Bsk Brooch With Blue Stones. Very Old And Great Condition For It’s Age. No Stones Missing. It Measures 2 1/2” Wide.

Drops

Amber bakelite drops white enamel brooch

Applejuice Bakelite Pin Brooch Miriam Haskell Cluster Drops Art Deco VintageThis is a wonderful old Pin Brooch by Miriam Haskell from her unsigned era (no signature) of the 1930s.Rare design shape Applejuice Bakelite drops that measure a nice 1″ in length each, tested.Cascading in a cluster from a white enameled metal maple leaf pin top.Hangs just over 3″ long and 2″ wide.

Bolder

Clear large rhinestone earrings

Gorgeous large emerald cut rhinestone surrounded by round ice rhinestones silver tone earrings. All rhinestones are prong set. Quite sparkly!

Any light or white spots are caused by my camera flash.

I’m not a jewelry expert and over the years have just bought what I liked.

Each earring is 1 inch by 3/4 inch.

Each clip back works fine.

Since this is vintage, some signs of age can be expected. Earrings however are in excellent condition.

Vining

Pink moonstone cabochon gold bracelet

A vintage Coro pink moonstone and enamel bracelet! This beautiful piece measures 7″ and features fourteen lovely pink moonstones set in gold tone metal surrounded by lovely enameled leaves and highlighted with pink rhinestone chatons. It is in great vintage condition and is signed Coro on it’s clasp.

Curled

Silver blue enamel flower brooch

Beautiful in excellent condition brooch, it is 4″ by 2 7/8″. The clasp works great. It does need to be cleaned.

Springy

Red orange enamel flower brooches set

This is a lot of 2 enamel stem flower pins…picture 2: approx. 2 1/4 inch wide by 3 1/2 inches…..picture 3: approx. 1 1/2 inch wide by 2 1/2 inches…..widths measured from top flower.

Mistletoe

Red green christmas holly gold bells brooch

Christmas bells in gold tone metal. There are crystal clear rhinestones around the bottoms of the bells with red faceted acrylic clappers. Above the bells are enamel holly leaves and berries. The brooch measures about 1 3/4″ by 1 1/2″ and is in excellent condition.

Arranged

Colorful glass flowers vase brooch

Vintage Swoboda jewelry set with a floral pattern comprised of various gemstones including: green peridot, purple amethyst, pale blue turquoise and orange carnelian. It is comprised of a 7″ bracelet, clip earrings and brooch. This is a beautiful set in excellent condition.

Deco

Red cabochon clear baguette rhinestone bracelet

Art Deco geometric bar pin.Prong set with faceted squares of red Czech glass and rhinestone baguettes in a chrome finish.True Art Deco!Measures 2 3/4″ long by just under 1/2″ wide.Nice used and pre-owned condition.  One red stone has a tiny corner chip.  Age appropriate wear.

Cornucopia

Blue rhinestone silver flower brooch

Wonderful Vintage Ralph DeRosa Brooch.  Measures 3. x 2.25  All Emerald rhinestones are perfect but some of the Clear have darkened.  It definitely has the remains of vermeil gold wash but looks like someone tried to clean.  Clip style and in good working order.  Heavy.  Marked Sterling and R. DeRosa.  Great piece.

For Princesses

aqua-blue-pink-emerald-cut-rhinestone-silver-bracelet

Striking Vintage 1950’s Rhinestone Bracelet

Art Deco Revival, Aqua and Pink Stones

Vintage Art Deco Revival rhinestone link bracelet

Aqua and bright pink rhintestones, all prong set

Estimated to date from the 1950’s

Light weight, comfortable to wear, very smooth finish.

Rubies

Red aurora borealis rhinestone silver bracelet

This Vintage Bracelet is just so beautiful.  Fun to wear and certainly stands out.  Measures 6.5 inches, including clasp and almost .75 wide.  Has a safety chain.  Gorgeous Red, Pink and Borealis rhinestones.  All perfect.  Shows wear on inside.  Sadly not signed but could be Austrian.  Fabulous for the Holidays.

Perfect

Aqua blue emerald cut rhinestone necklace

Vintage old turquoise rhinestone choker necklace. The claw set turquoise glass rhinestones are a lovely colour and in good condition. Each one approx 1cm by 7mm.

They are set in silver tone articulated mounts.

The necklace is approx 39 cm long fastening with a flip over safety clasp.

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Simplicity

Orange green enamel leaf brooch

Beautiful pin in excellent condition.

Baskets

Woven silver cuff links

Vintage Estate Find ~ Silver Tone Krementz Basket Weave Woven Lattice Look Cufflinks!

Hallmarks: Krementz

20mm x 14mm Cufflinks

Silver Tone Base Metal

Good Working Order

Estate Previously Owned Condition

Window box

Red aurora borealis rhinestone gold brooch

Juliana Vintage Brooch.  Measures 2. X 2.25  Everything about this piece is pretty close to perfect.  The actual pin on back has darkened and that is all I see.  Not signed but I believe it to be Juliana.  Sparkles like crazy.  Just Gorgeous.  Fabulous condition.

For pies

Red green cherries lucite brooch

Measures 2.5″ x 2”. Working C-Clasp.

Statement

Clear baguette rhinestone bib collar necklace

A beautiful vintage KRAMER bib style necklace. Estate. The necklace is marked Kramer N.Y. and dates from 1950 – 1955. Features rows of sparkling round rhinestones alternating with sparkly rich baguettes. 15″ in length, but will hang longer because of the bib drop. Excellent. Perfect for any fancy occasion, holiday, wedding, party. Outstanding necklace.

Givre

Yellow orange amber givre stone brooch

Vintage pin brooch with a very large Givre Glass faceted stone. Measures 1 1/4″ square.Multi prong set.Open backed.No markings, guessing 1960s era for date.Largest givre glass stone I have ever held.Nice condition with pin stem having some finish wear and a couple other light rubs to back.  Stone great.

Poinsettia

Red ruby rhinestone stretch flower bracelet

Charming Christmas Poinsettia bracelet in a stretch design so it will pretty much fit a small wrist or a large one. It is in very good condition and measures 5/8 inch wide.

Chunky

Green marbled lucite chunky ring

Vintage Estate Lucite/Plastic GoGo Ring “Big & Chunky” Green Swirl Size 7.5

With My Calipers I get 18 mm / .710″ Also used a ring size gauge within these parameters for a size 7.5

With a ruler: 1 1/4″ tall x 7/16″ thick x 3/4” wide.

Serpentine

Yellow purple green snake rhinestone silver brooch

This pin is stunning! It measures 3 1/2″ at its longest. The huge oval cushion cut lemon citrine measures 40mm by 30mm and has a depth of 17mm, thats about “166 carats”. As you can see, there are dozens of semi precious gemstones in addition, some cabachon and some cut oval. They look to be amethyst, peridot and cytrine.

Tigers

Amber tiger glass beads necklace

A lovely vintage amber glass beaded necklace.

The ball beads measure approx 7mm and it is knotted between each one. Each bead has a dark stripe swirl.  It fastens at 17 inches /43 cms with a push in clasp which is set with a matching round glass cabochon.

There is some age related plate loss to the sides of the push in clasp but other than that this is in very good vintage condition.

Steady

Tortoise shell amber bakelite bangles bracelets

A pair of Apple Juice/Amber Swirled Bakelite Bangles in excellent condition. They are square cut and have an inside diameter of 2 1/2″ and are a little over 3/8″ wide. These are really pretty bracelets. Color is clear and semitranslucent, with nice deep marbleization. They pass the simichrome and hot water tests and is guaranteed to be Authentic American Bakelite.

Bracelets are a vibrant in color, and would be a great addition to any Bakelite collection.

Posey

Aqua blue yellow enamel flowers brooch

Pretty Vintage Enamel Flower Brooch with a Trio of Turquoise Blue Blooms with Yellow Centers.

Measures 2 1/8″ in diameter.

Condition is Very Good with Minimal Wear that shows much better in the photos than in person.

Swirly

Blue aurora borealis rhinestone swirl brooch

This Is A Gorgeous Huge Vtg Amethyst Sapphire Ab Glass Rhinestone Brooch!    It  Measures 2 3/8″ With Stunning Layers Of Offset Big Sapphire Ab Navettes Plus A Row Of Amethyst Glass Stones All Prong Set In Gold Tone.  In Very Good Condition,  Mostly Needs Cleaning, Much Prettier In Person! 

Occasion

Blue yellow green enamel lily flower brooch

This is a beautiful vintage 1950’s brooch by Exquisite (signed), from their Birthday Flower range.

It depicts a very pretty spray of Irises, in shades of blue and yellow, with green leaves, and bow.

It is in good condition, and measures 2 and 5/8th inches long.

Maple

Christmas autumn green red enamel leaf brooch

Vintage ORIGINAL By ROBERT Dark Green & Red Enamel Autumn Leaf Brooch/Pin.

It measures approximately 1½” by 1-3/4”. It’s in very good vintage condition.

Formal

White enamel black rhinestone silver flower brooch

2 ” Wide

In Excellent Condition.

Black-Eyed Susans

Orange green enamel flower brooch

Large Size Signed Weiss Brooch Featuring Multi Blooms In Shades Of Autumn. 1950S Era. Pin Is In Excellent Condition, Only Noted A Couple Teenie Tiny Enamel Flecks In The Mustard Yellow Petal Edges, They Are Tiny. Roll Over Clasp Operates Properly, Opening & Closing With Ease. Brooch Measures A Little Over 2.5 Inches In Diameter.  Outstanding Vintage Flower Pin Collectible!

Red-tipped

White red tipped enamel carnations silver flower brooch

A wonderful vintage signed Exquisite large Carnation Birthday Series brooch.  The brooch has lovely white enamel with bright scarlet edges.  The piece is 2¾” high by 2″ wide and is signed Exquisite and Regd. to the reverse.  It fastens with a roll over safety clasp.

Juicy

Yellow green enamel pear gold brooch

2  inch.. metal…brooch…PEAR…..very good condtion.

Celebrate

Pink green enamel silver rose brooch

this lovely signed exquisite rose birthday brooch is 2.3/4″ long. there is a slight chip on the enamel on the rose, but otherwise in very good condition

Birthday

Fucsia pink green yellow enamel brooch

This is a beautiful sprig of Fuchsias brooch produced by Exquisite of Solihul: Birmingham during the 1950’s and 1960’s as part of their “Birthday Series”.

Fuchsias represent the flowers of July.

This brooch has a very pale gold to the plating which is in good condition although there is a little tarnish particularly on the back. There is also one spot on the top right of the bow at the front where the plating is missing: it is barely noticeable.

The enamel is in good condition: bright and clear.

This is the larger version of Birthday Series “FUCHSIA” Brooch which measures approximately: 2 5/8 inches by 1 7/8 inches: 6.8 cms by 4.7 cms.

It is signed EXQUISITE and REGD on the back.

The brooch is a nice piece in good condition and it has a good rollover catch.

Collar

Pink rhinestone gold cream enamel flower bracelet

Vintage Pink Flower Bursts Chunky Choker Bib Necklace w/ Matching Bracelet 

NOTE:  The necklace is not missing any stones but the bracelet is missing stones and has some different pink colored stones – see pictures

Both have wear on the white enamel but still beautiful.