Category Archives: JEWELRY FOR WORKING WOMEN

Artisan Crafted Vintage Repurposed Jewelry pendant #3

Clive’s Unique jewelry is always on the lookout for unique or unusual jewelry and we have found three which we have put up for sale.  Someone, a very very clever someone has taken bits and pieces of vintage broken jewelry and like the Phoenix has revived them into stunning pendants.  Each pendant is one of a kind and unique in its own way.  This pendant has a 9 inch  single link chain and supports a  2 x 3 inch pendant.  There is a navy blue enamel & Rhinestone Swan, a once blue enameled butterfly, navy blue acrylic  center stone, and an accent Rhinestone flourish.  The workmanship of this artisan crafted pendant is terrific and our hats are off to this individual who has saved broken costume jewelry from extinction.  This is the third of three pendants we are offering for sale.  Like the Phoenix rising from the ashes.

Item #: 5497      Price : $ 65.00

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Artisan Crafted Vintage Repurposed Jewelry Pendant # 2

Clives Unique Jewelry is always on the lookout for unique or unusual jewelry and we have found three which we have put up for sale.  Someone, a very very clever someone has taken bits and pieces of  vintage broken jewelry and like the Phoenix has revived them into stunning pendants.  Each pendant is one of a kind and unique in its own way.  This pendant has a back support signed spiral Crown Trifari  pin. There is a Bumble Bee flying among Rhinestone  flowers and faux pearl and leaf pins. The pendant is supported by a 9 inch chain and the pendant itself measures about  3 X 3.25 inches at its widest point.  The workmanship of this artisan crafted pendant is teriffic and our hats are off to this individual who has saved broken costume jewelry from extinction.  This is the second of three pendants we are offering for sale.  Like the Phoenix rising from the ashes !

Item #: 5496      Price: $ 65.00

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Artisan Crafted Vintage Repurposed Jewelry Pendant # 1

Clive’s Unique Jewelry is always on the lookout for unique or unusual jewelry and we found three which we have put up for sale.  Someone, a very very clever someone has taken bits and pieces of vintage broken jewelry and like the Phoenix has revived them into stunning pendants.  Each pendant is one of a kind and unique in its own way. This pendant is suspended by a Sarah Coventry 15 inch brushed gold tone chain and the pendant measures  about 3 X 3 inches. This pendant sports a single Eisenberg crystal and a brass kitten hiding behind an Amethyst crystal and channeled  Rhinestone pin among others.  The workmanship of this  artisan crafted pendant is terrific and our hats are off to this individual who has saved some broken costume jewelry from extinction. This is the first of three pendants we are  offering up for sale. Like a Phoenix rising above the ashes!

Item #: 5495      Price: $ 65.00

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Golden Tea Roses Necklace & Earring Set

Twenty golden Tea Roses make up this single strand beauty with matching  earrings.  Each rose is about 5/8 inches in diameter. The necklace measures about 15.5 inches in length plus a 1.5 inch extension chain topped off with an identical Rose. The clip on earrings are slightly larger being 1 inch in diameter.  It is difficult to judge the age of this set as it is like  or could be new.  ROSES….always a delight to the eye.

Item #: 5494      Price: $ 95.00 / set

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Mid Century Modern Triple Circle Entwined Large Pin

Some jewelry transcends their use through any decade and this Mid Century Modern pin does exactly that.  Three circles  entwined in a three dimensional layer each circle vying for the viewer’s attention with its golden shine.  The widest diameter of the pin measures about 3.25 inches.   Someone has taken very good care of this pin as it is in excellent condition.  Easy to accessorize and goes with practically anything.  ” Round like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel.  Never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel” Windmills Of Your Mind

Item #: 5498      Price: $ 65.00

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Gold Tone Matte Finish & Multi Chain Earrings

Earrings and your outfit should compliment one another and this pair does exactly that which consists of a  gold tone matte finish disc with 3 small strands of chain links pouring out of the center opening.  The disc is about 1 inch in diameter and  the total length is 1.5 inches. These pierced earrings are very lightweight and easy to accessorize.  We HEAR that an EAR can make a statement too !!

Item #: 5491      Price: $ 45.00

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14k GF Vintage Leaf & Pearl Pin

Are you turning over a new leaf ?…..lets start here with this small wonder…..a stemmed four leaf 14k GF  & Pearl  pin made by Wells.  The pin is hallmarked in two places to the verso.  The pin measures about 2.5 inches in length.  Maximum height is about 1 inch.  This vintage pin is in magnificent condition and we don’t think it was ever worn.  Sometimes small can make a big impression.

Item #: 2092      Price: $65.00

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Lava Rock Necklace & Earrings w/Keshi Pearls

From Lava Rock as mysterious as its source comes this wonderful Turquoise dyed Lava Rocks necklace & earring set with off set Keshi Pearls.  Lava Rock is a “grounding” stone that can balance the emotions and bring calmness & strength.  The necklace measures 18.5 inches including  the  “hourglass” magnetic clasp and the earrings are pierced.  Some jewelry give off energy vibes…..this set brings you calmness & strength !

Item # 5466      Price: $ 75.00

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Sparkling Encased Multiple Crystal Pendant/Necklace

Encased forever in a square, clear, etched crystal cage  pendant are  rose gold and clear multiple small faceted crystals that move with every motion. It reminds us of a perfume bottle and instead contains droplets of faceted crystals.  The crystal cage itself measures 1 1/2 inches square and the  the total height is 2 inches.  The pendant is supported by a very long  16 inch serpent chain link and all is presented in a Rose Gold tone color.  This necklace is as unique as you are.

Item #: 5431      Price: $  125.00

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Miriam Haskell 4 Strand “Wanna Be” Pearl Necklace

Eleanor McMillan I am sure would call this necklace “Unsigned Jewelry…..Orphans of Beauty”.     Eleanor is about to publish the third book in a series under this very title.  This unsigned  4 strand faux pearl necklace supports a clasp of seed faux pearls and clear rose monteés and a Marquis shape Rhinestone. This 1950’s choker style necklace measures about 17 inches and can be worn in a Torsade style or loosely around the neck.  The clasp measures about 1 3/4 inches.  The pearls are all individually knotted as well.  The real McCoy or a great pretender…..no matter…. as long as it looks spectacular on you. 

Item #: 5428      Price: $ 95.00

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1980’s Circular Wire Pin

Are you going around around in circles lately?? STOP….let this 1980’s Gold tone wire pin do it for you so you can relax and look great at the same time.  The graduating circles from small to large are accented by a top set round black Lucite stone surrounded by a single ring of Rhinestones.  The pin measures about 2 1/2 inches wide (at its widest point) and 2 1/2 inches tall.  The diameter of the black Lucite bead is about 1 inch.  We guess you could call this unique pin a circle within a circle within a circle !!

Item # 5436      Price: $ 60.00

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Mid Century Modernist Pin

We call this our North, South, East and West Pin…….why you ask, well no matter what direction you point it , this Mid Century Modernist pin still looks great.  It’s a simple design of  polished Gold tone finished tubes supporting a deep Emerald green  four pronged Lucite stone.  The pin measures about 2 inches square.  This is one of those pieces we  call a real eye catcher.  We think this pin is not only unique, but has a solid quiet strength about it.

NOTE: This pin has  a few very slight abrasion marks and soldering mfg. marks, but does not detract from its beauty considering it’s age.

Item # 5429      Price: $ 65.00

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Bumble Bee Pin-Artisan Crafted

Bees…..so very necessary to our very existence and what a great way to  show their appreciation for what they do than with this Bumble Bee pin. It was designed and signed by my favorite artisan Jan Michaels who no longer creates this wonderful jewelry. This brass Bee measures wing tip to wing tip about 2 1/2 inches across and stands about 2 inches tall and the detail of the Bee is remarkable. Also, if you loves Bees, then check out our earring section where you will also find a Bee or two.  It’s a “honey” of a pin and deserves a nature’s lovers home !

Item #: 4453      Price: $50.00

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Lucien Piccard Very Rare French Vintage 5 Strand Chain Link Necklace

Clive’s Unique jewelry has recently acquired this Designer Signed Couture Lucien Piccard beauty consisting of 5 gold tone plated chain links 27-32 inches in length with a  1 1/2 X 1 inch beautiful brushed finished carved butterfly die stamped slide clasp which definitely needs to be worn on the side.  The clasp is stamped Lucien Piccard to the verso and this 1970’s wonder is in pristine condition with the sparkle and flash still in tact. Piccard was known for their quality  long lasting jewelry  which  was originally founded in  Switzerland in 1923, but only started to make jewelry in the 1940’s in the United States.  Let’s find a great home for this amazing, UNIQUE necklace.

Item #: 5357      Price: $ 250.00

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COSTUME JEWELRY ICONS & FASHION VINTAGE JEWELRY Volumes I & II By Eleanor Sue McMillan

The art of referencing and costume jewelry collecting has just been raised to an even  higher level than ever before.  Eleanor Sue McMillan has just published two enormous volumes on definitive costume jewelry and a third volume is in the works (” Unsigned Jewelry, Orphans of Beauty”).  The photographs took our breath away and all of this jewelry has been elevated to a newer and higher art form.  These are not “coffee table” books but vast informational guides to collecting costume jewelry.  While drinking a cup of coffee, you can read about Eleanor’s life accomplishments…..a list as long as two arm lengths. Clive’s Unique Jewelry is pleased and proud to present these absolutely, positively must have two volumes for sale. We have taken a few quick photos on what’s inside to tease you a little bit.  As Eleanor says…”It’s Jewelry To Live For” !!

Item #: 5410- Volume I – $60.00 + shipping  (Icons Of Costume Jewelry)

                            Item #: 5411- Volume II- $60.00 # shipping  (Costume & Fashion Vintage Jewelry)

Please Note: The books are for shipment in the United States only.

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Item # 5410

Item # 5411

Vintage Semi Precious Garnet Gems-Closed Bracelet

Garnets are one of Clive’s Unique Jewelry favorites because of their warm glow and offer a variety of color.  This closed, vintage Garnet bracelet has an inside diameter of 2 1/4″ with an outside diameter of  3″  The gems are tightly woven with no gaps and would easily slide over your wrist.  Garnets symbolize love, friendship and vitality…..and isn’t that what you are??

Item #: 5383      Price: $ 95.00

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Vintage French Garnet & Freshwater Pearl necklace

Garnets are said to symbolize  love, friendship, light  and vitality all of which are evident in this delightful Pearl & Garnet semi precious  gemstone necklace.  This single strand necklace consists of 35 segmented “clusters” of  Garnets separated by  36 Pearls and contains a  French style barrel clasp.  The total length is about 19 ” .  We hope this necklace brings you love, friendship, light, vitality and more.!

Item #: 5381      Price: $ 65.00

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Four Strand White Quartz Choker w/ Aquamarine Color Accent Piece

Powder Blue, Robin’s Egg Blue, Sky Blue,  Sinatra’s Blue Eyes, Ocean Blue…..all can describe this wonderful choker made up of 4 strands of white Quartz crystals with a blue accent rectangular stone.  The choker, 15″ long (including the clasps) may be worn in a torsade (twisted) style or relaxed.  As far as making a statement is concerned, the sky’s the limit on this great costume piece.!!

Item #: 5355      Price: $  Sorry, but this beautiful necklace has been sold.

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“Floating” Garnet Multi Strand Necklace & Earring Set

Clive’s Unique Jewelry presents a  “floating” Garnet torsade  style necklace  & earring set.  The necklace measurese about 13″ in length with a very generous extension chain and lobster claw clasp.  The single column stacked earrings are about 1 1/2″ long and are pierced.  Garnets are known to be a lucky semi precious gem for love, success and boosts self confidence.  What more could you ask of a lovely jewelry set??

Item #: 3208      Price: $95.00

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Ann Klein “Floating” Pearl Necklace

Small, medium, large….take your pick with this wonderful Ann Klein collectible “floating” faux Pearl cluster necklace with varied size Pearls. The necklace has a three ring extension and a toggle clasp along with a stamped signed metal tag. The necklace measures about 14″ not including the extensions.  It’s is very lightweight and easy to accessorize.  Make a statement whether walking down the aisle or otherwise.

Item #: 5217      Price: $ 95.00

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Very Rare La Porte Bleue Vintage Ringed Choker

Clive’s Unique Jewelry presents from his private collection this rare couture La Porte Bleue multi ringed, golden matte finish vintage choker.  The choker measures about 16″ in length and has a toggle and ring clasp with a signed metal stamp. The rings are all interconnected with one another yet there is a fluid movement to the entire piece. The quality of workmanship is very unique….that’s why Clives unique jewelry purchased it in the first place.  This is a great necklace for work or casual wear as well.  Let’s give this necklace a chance to show off to the world its beauty.

Item #: 2618      Price: $ 200.00

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Retro Art Deco Pendant/Necklace-Artist Designed

Presented here is a magnificent retro example of Art Deco Craftsmanship for fashion costume jewelry. The center medallion (enhancer) can be interchanged with any number of chains. We have included it with a serpentine tubular mesh chain. Both the chain and the pendant are signed by Jan Michaels a world famous San Francisco artist who Clive knows personally and has purchased many of her works . This particular pendant is polished brass and contains a muted color marble Trapeze shaped stone encased in a Deco brass design. The pendant measures 2 1/2″ in length and the schain measures about 15 1/2″ in length and the generous 2 1/2″ extension with a lobster claw clasp. The attention to detail is great and the entire piece is very well made.   The Art Deco movement  dared to be different…….you can too.

Item # : 5186      Price: $ 145.00

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Multi Strand Freshwater Pearl Necklace

Presented here is a three strand Freshwater pearl necklace supported by a double leather strap and a Sterling Silver Lobster claw clasp.  All three strands are presented in a random size and shape arrangement. The total length of the necklace is a little over 12″.  The Pearls have a creamy luminescence to them.  It’s a basic necessity to any wardrobe.

Item #: 4503      Price: $ 95.00

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Gerda Lyngaard “Cracked Ice” Lemon Yellow Resin Necklace

Presented here is a Gerda Lyngaard unsigned “cracked ice” lemon yellow resin necklace.  Clive’s Unique Jewelry first purchased this collectible necklace new in 2010.  It  measures about 19″ in length and consists of graduated random sizes and shapes of resin pieces culminating in one large center piece.  It’s remarkable how one can turn Lemons into a beautiful statement necklace!

Item #: 5176      Price: $ 175.00

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Jade Necklace Multi Colors W/18k GF Beads

Jade represents purity, gentleness and nourishment and we have forty six multicolor Jade beads to emphasize that fact.  There are various shades of black, green, lilac, red, yellow Jade which is accented by 18k GF  beads. It’s a single strand with a Sterling Silver lobster claw clasp and the necklace stretched out measures about 17″ and the Jade beads are about 5 – 6 mm in size.  It’s understated elegance and the Jade being very cool to the touch.  This necklace is brand new and would make a wonderful addition to your collection as well as being very easy to accessorize.

Item # : 5174      Price: $ 135.00

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Sylca Designs Tricolor “Desert” Necklace

 

     Jewelry…As Unique As You Are

This tri color beauty from Sylca designs consists of strands of small brown, gold and burgundy beads interlocked with strands of black wooden beads as well. The necklace measures 22″ long and includes a hook & button clasp. It’s lightweight and easy to wear. Sort of reminds us of a Sonoran Desert at sunset or sunrise for that matter

Item #: 5107      Price: $ 65.00

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Sylca Designs Layered Black & Mustard 3 Tier Necklace

Jewelry …..As Unique As You Are

From Sylca Designs comes this very lightweight layered necklace made of small wooden discs in Mustard & Black.   The necklace measures 12 ” in length and consists of randomly placed varied sized wooden discs.  Lightweight and easy to wear and making a great statement at the same time.

Item #: 5113      Price: $ 58.00

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