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Vintage Weiss Pink Aurora Borealis Rhinestone Earrings
Item #10684

Here is a glitzy pair of Weiss earrings. This pair, signed Weiss, is decorated with sparkling Chaton cut pink Aurora Borealis rhinestones, all prong-set in a goldtone setting, anchored by a larger center pink Aurora Borealis stone. Clip style, signed Weiss without the copyright symbol indicating circa pre-1955. Very good condition. Definitely will add glitz to any outfit.
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Item #10684 $30.00
Vintage Weiss Ivory Thermoplastic Rhinestone Earrings
Item #10499

Signed Weiss thermoplastic clip on earrings that match the collectible hinged bracelets. Accented with Marquise and Chaton cut crystal stones embedded in an ivory colored plastic. Clip earrings measure 1" inch in diameter. Excellent condition.
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Item #10499 $40.00
Vintage Weiss Ruby Red Cabochon Earrings
Item #8502

Fabulous ruby red & Aurora Borealis cabochon earrings created by Weiss. A lovely mixture of Chaton cut rhinestones with pear-shaped and round cabochons, all set in prong-set in a goldtone setting. Colors range from pink to cranberry to deep ruby red. Clip earrings measure 1" x 1-1/8". Both earrings are marked Weiss. Very good condition. A very elegant earring set!
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Item #8502 $32.00
Vintage 1950s Weiss & Austrian Blue Sapphire Rhinestone Bracelet, Brooch & Earring Set
Item #10483
Here is a fabulous vintage Weiss set, from my personal jewelry box. Rare to find a matching set in this condition. The bracelet is created with lovely sapphire blue and blue topaz with Aurora Borealis finish in Chaton and oval cuts. All prong set within a silvertone setting. Bracelet measures 7-1/4" x 3/4" with a fold-over clasp and is marked Weiss on an applied oval plate (without copyright symbol indicating circa prior to 1955). Clip earrings measure 1-1/4" x 3/4" and are marked Made in Austria. Brooch is oval in shape, and is slightly domed. Marked Weiss on an applied oval plate. Measures 1-1/2" x 1-1/2". I have owned this set over 15 years, and it is always noticed by others for its timeless beauty; easily mistaken for Sherman due to its high quality and workmanship.
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Item #10483 $225.00

Vintage Weiss 1950s Blue Topaz & Leaf Earrings
Item #10474

Here is a lovely pair of vintage earrings by WEISS featuring blue topaz Marquise and Chaton cut rhinestones surrounded by detailed leaves, all prong-set in a goldtone setting. Measuring 1" in length and width. Very good condition. Both earrings are signed Weiss. Add a WEISS bracelet or brooch, and off you go!
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Item #10474 $28.00


Vintage Ruby Rhinestone Rabbit Brooch-Warner?
Item #10441

 

Vintage rhinestone rabbit brooch created with prong-set ruby red Chaton cut rhinestones with green rhinestone eyes and nose, and goldtone whiskers. In excellent condition. Measures 1" and 1-1/2". Very good to excellent condition, and very collectible.
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Item #10441 $48.00

  Dramatic Weiss 1950s Ruby Red Aurora Borealis Fringe Rhinestone Necklace
Item #10338

A dramatic ruby red Aurora Borealis fring rhinestone necklace by Weiss. Dates to the 1950's. Features round Chaton cut red and Aurora Borealis stones, prong set, within a goldtone setting. Measures 16" in length with a J clasp closure (adjustable to wearer's preference). Signed Weiss (without copyright symbol) on back. In very good condition. Add some glitz to add to your wardrobe.
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Item #10338 $68.00
Vintage Warner Glitzy Aurora Borealis Rhinestone Earrings
Item #10146
Warner jewelry is known for its wonderful workmanship and brilliant stones-and here is a fabulous example! A favorite of many-glittering Aurora Borealis rhinestone earrings. This pair of vintage clip earrings is covered with sparkling Aurora Borealis Chaton cut rhinestones, all prong-set in a goldtonesetting. Domed shape. Measuring 1" in diameter. Each earring is signed Warner without copyright symbol. In very good condition.
Item #10146 $28.00

Glitzy Weiss 1950s Blue Aurora Borealis Earrings
Item #10210

Here is a glitzy pair of vintage earrings by WEISS in with dazzling Aurora Borealis finish. The screwback earrings feature small Chaton cut blue Aurora Borealis rhinestones with a dazzling Chaton cut center stone, prong-set in a silvertone setting. Measuring 1/2" in diameter, square shaped. Both earrings are signed Weiss. What a great item to add to your costume jewelry collection! Very good condition. Glitz to add to your wardrobe.
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Item #10210 $28.00

Vintage Weiss Peridot Rhinestone Bracelet & Earring Set
Item #10142

This is a very pretty vintage Weiss set; circa 1950s. Includes a Peridot rhinestone bracelet with rhinestone ball charm; and matching screwback style earrings. All stones are handset and prong-set Bracelet measures 7" with a foldover clasp marked in block letters WEISS. The screwback earrings measure 1" in length. All pieces marked in the same manner, WEISS. Mark does not include copyright symbol, indicating this set was probably manufacturer before 1955. Condition is very good, with slight wear of goldtone finish noted on top of jeweled charm (mentioned for accuracy; does not distract from beauty of set). You will enjoy this lovely vintage Weiss set.
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Item #10142 $68.00

Vintage Weiss Jelly Belly Rhinestone Brooch Set
Item #10077

This is one of those Weiss jelly belly sets that you love! I have had this set in a different color. Click here to see. This set features large pear-shaped glass cabochons in vivid blue, olive, and Peridot colors. These pear-shaped cabochons are highlighted with Marquise cut and Chaton cut rhinestones; and topped with goldtone leaves on each piece. Delightful and strong colors, mixed together, making a true statement in vintage jewelry. The brooch measures and the clip earrings mirror this design and measure 1-1/4" in diameter. All pieces are signed WEISS without copyright mark indicating this set was made prior to 1955. The earrings are stamped WEISS and the brooch has an applied oval plate marked WEISS. A variation of this set can be found on page 150 of Marcia Brown's book Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry.Excellent condition, with little wear noted. Enjoy this hard-to-find vintage Weiss set!
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Item #10077 $175.00
Vintage Warner Blue Rhinestone Domed Brooch Set
Item #10034
Signed Warner. Vintage Japanned brooch set created with prong-set medium and light blue Chaton cut rhinestones. Domed brooch, earrings mirror same design. In excellent condition. Brooch measures 2" in diameter and 1" in height, clip earrings measure 1" in diameter and 1/2" in height. Very good to excellent condition, and very hard to find.
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Item #10034 $116.00
Vintage Warner Dazzling Aurora Borealis Rhinestone Cat Brooch
Item #10035
Signed Warner. Gold-plated cat brooch created with prong-set Aurora Borealis Chaton cut rhinestones with black rhinestone eyes and nose, and pear-shaped Aurora Borealis rhinestone ears. In excellent condition. Measures 1" and 1/8". Very good to excellent condition, and very collectible.
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Item #10035 $48.00
Vintage 1950s Wiesner Glitzy Aqua Rhinestone Bracelet
Item #9961
Every now and then I find a fabulous Wiesner piece, and here is another one! Found in Pennsylvania, this is a spectacular vintage aqua rhinestone bracelet. Manufactured by the Wiesner Company, which was founded in 1953 by Joseph Wiesner. Most of his pieces were created with clear and/or brilliant colored rhinestones and are known for their quality workmanship and gorgeous stones. Marked Wiesner on the back with an applied plate, indicating this bracelet was made before 1955 when companies started to include the copyright symbol on their work. In excellent condition. Do view all pictures, as this is a wonderfully made piece and was difficult to photograph. Includes Chaton and Marquise cut aqua stones, all prong set in a silvertone setting. Appears as if never worn. Measures 7-1/4" x 3/4" with a decorated push-in clasp. A stunning piece of vintage Wiesner jewelry, and very collectible.
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Item #9961 $84.00

Vintage WARNER Cherry Rhinestone Brooch & Earrings
Item #8976

Warner jewelry is known for its wonderful workmanship and brilliant stones-and here is a fabulous example! A favorite of many-a glittering red rhinestone cherry brooch with matching earrings. This brooch is covered with sparkling ruby red Chaton cut rhinestones, highlighted with green Marquise cut stones for leaves on the brooch, in a Japanned setting. Clip earrings mirror this design. All pieces have domed shape. The glitzy brooch measures 2-1/4" x 1-1/2", earrings measure 1-1/8" in diameter. Brooch is signed Warner, earrings are not signed. Very collectible set, in very good condition.
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Item #8976 $85.00

 

Wow! Weiss Topaz Rhinestone Brooch Set
Item #8770

 

One of the nicest Weiss sets I have had the opportunity to offer! Created with Marquise, round, and oval topaz cabochons, accented with Chaton cut Aurora Borealis rhinestones, all set in prong-set in a goldtone setting. Colors range from light honey to gold to deep Rootbeer. Brooch measures 2-1/4", clip earrings measure 1" x 1-1/2". All pieces are marked Weiss. Very good condition. A very elegant set!

Item #8770 $85.00

  Vintage Emerald & Peridot Rhinestone Weiss Brooch
Item #6690

 

Here is a dazzling Weiss brooch in a striking color combination of emerald and Peridot green. The floral design brooch features Chaton and pear-shaped rhinestones in a roped edged goldtone setting. Brooch measures 2" in diameter. Signed Weiss on an oval applied plate. In very good condition. You will enjoy adding this colorful brooch to your vintage jewelry collection!
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Item #6690 $48.00


Dynamic Warner Blue Rhinestone Bangle!
Item #6821

 

A stunning Warner bangle with light blue rhinestones all around the bracelet. Marked twice with Joseph Warner. This unique bangle has spring hinges on both sides, allowing the bangle to become larger when slipping it on your wrist. The springs permit the bangle to raises itself once it is on. The blue rhinestones are a gorgeous color, all are sparkling and present in a brushed silvertone setting. Condition is excellent, it appears virtually unworn. A fabulous rhinestone bangle!
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Item #6821 $48.00