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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #856010 (stock #T 1674)
ALL METAL IS 14K GOLD. Removable hand wrought pendant enhancer and hand knotted necklace made up of 15mm rutilated quartz beads in pink tan tones and 8mm rhodochrosite beads of the misty dusty pink variety. ~ 16 3/4". Wt: 2.8 ounce or 81 grams of lush delish stones to compliment that brown or milky white neck. Please collect with confidence after reviewing the dozens of Trocadero verified feedbacks and view all images for full details as all Qs will be answered here in lieu of email reply.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : American : Pre 1960 item #606210 (stock #T 1560)
Hibiscus 31 gram sterling silver pin earrings set. Ming's Honolulu's famed jewelry maker.
2 3/8" X 1 7/8" brooch.
Just "sterling" on the SB 1" earrings' turnwheels, although there may be other faint marks on the backs of petals.
1.1 OZ or 31 grams for both
Good heft and in very good wearable preowned vintage condition..

$15 USPS Priority/Ins/Track or Free with your USA Ck or USPS MO.
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Continental : Pre 1930 item #179400 (stock #T 503)
Hefty highly ornate big bold wide cuff weighing 56 grams of silver with high relief designs. Signed or marked "SRS" and 800. Possibly from South America? Same one at other sites sold for more! Much chased Flower, Fruit, Leaves Scroll details with lots of rich darkening in the crevices that makes the almost punched out designs jump out.
Just under 2 Oz or 56 grams on postal scale. Just under 3" wide at center. Ends are 3/4" and 2mm thick! This is a hefty preowned vintage piece with lo...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #779990 (stock #T 1638)
This Made in USA daisy pendant and V collar necklace was hand hammered, hand fabricated in the modernist tradition in a USA studio entirely by a single pair of hands and signed: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling.
Note the 9 lobe, 10 pearl center daisy flower removable pendant is finished with pearls from other lands. Substantial at 1.4 Oz of sterling or 40 grams. Should you prefer amethysts, tourmalines or other color pearls, they can be replaced with the gems of your choice at no extra ch...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 2000 item #963945 (stock #T 1699)
30% will go to Fisher House. Big bold bakelite link 132 grams bracelet with one hammered copper charm by and signed: HANDMADE Mimi Dee; using real vintage antique 1" dark butterscotch pumpkin color bakelite (tested) cubes, fresh water pearls (real- never faux here!) and hand hammered copper by and signed by the artist. Only one!
Interior yields 6.5" for a smallish to medium built.
132 grams or 4.6 oz on postal scale
Five 1" dark butterscotch color tested positive bakelite squares - so...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1960 item #757548 (stock #T 1620)
14K gold mid century vintage Victorian revival angel skin coral pendant - pin brooch piece with ornate expert rope wirework, granulation and scalloped petal shape bezels holding 5mm angel skin coral cabochons. Marked and tested 14K gold.
Coral beds are being protected, making this gemstone much more desirable as less and less is harvested.
Super vintage condition.
Just over 1 1/4" and can be worn on your favorite 14k gold chain, as a pendant.

$15 USPS Priority/Ins/Track or Free ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #280484 (stock #T 731)
Vintage Art Deco impossible to find Leach & Miller of Attleboro MA with the L&M mark, let alone in this gorgeous Bermuda ocean color and in all original condition! They made high quality sterling with the look of fine jewelry and ceased to exist in the early 30's.
The hard to find items with the famous mark of L & M and two leaves; see image 4.
80 gorgeous Bermuda teal blue aqua faceted channel set paste - glass - crystal stones set in ornately decorated double open rectangular link...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Contemporary item #351625 (stock #T 1144)
ALL METAL IS 14K GOLD. 14K Gold marked leverback earrings with pink red faceted sapphires, yellow Sapphires, deep bermuda blue apatite and cultured lustrous pearls. 24 precious gemstones. Always all real, no faux here! Only One.
2 1/2"
Red and yellow sapphires are 4mm x 2mm
Rich blue apatites are 4mm X 3mm
Pearls are a teenie 2mm.

$13 USPS Priority/Ins/Track or FREE with your USA Ck or USPS MO.
Please collect with confidence after reviewing the dozens of Trocadero verifie...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #525447 (stock #T 1497)
14K GOLD leverbacks. How they sparkle with lots of color and style these original 'Only One' earrings designed and assembled in a USA studio using 14K Gold leverbacks and real (no faux here!) gemstones from other lands, such as faceted vitreous pearly dark blue Kyanite, Red Garnet and micro facet Peridot and Golden Rutilated Quartz
2 3/8".
Other metals are 22K on Sterling Vermeil and the firmer gold fill through beads. Signed image will accompany.
Commission a signed hand painte...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #579873 (stock #T 1519)
14K GOLD leverbacks. Gold keeps going up! For alexandrite or saphiret art glass collectors and those who must own the "only one", consider this original pair of earrings. Unusual color change - No AB coating - Swarovski crystals change ala alexandrite or Saphiret art glass, in that the changes in these are from mauvy peachy pink to light aqua ish celery ish depending on fluorescent or natural light were used to make this original pair. Please view all images to experience the changes!
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #759385 (stock #T 1622)
Made in USA crossover bypass bangle bracelet hand wrought hammered forged fabricated by and signed: Handmade Mimi Dee - Sterling in a USA studio. Every square mm of metal was formed by this jewelry maker's hands.
No prefab imported metal components.
To qualify it as "studio" it must be created solely by the designing artist herself or himself. Once it is sent to be made overseas and sold in the thousands, or even 100s, or made with pre fab components, it ceases to be "studio"!
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Contemporary item #844981 (stock #T 1661)
Made in America. What a buy! For under $50 you can present an artist signed multi gem and pearl hand wrought silver hostess or guest gift at the party. Each pin or pick is hand fabricated hammered wrought by and signed with maker's mark: Handmade Mimi Dee Sterling. LEGALl: All Images Design Concept Content Text solely owned by Mimi Dee. Each has different chakra stones and pearls (from faraway lands) and can be worn on a lapel or hat or even be your own personal appetizer pick. Mint condi...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Pre 1980 item #1076586 (stock #1722)
All metal is sterling silver. Bold and unusual. Made in a USA studio in the modernist tradition, this very bold original kinetic pendant with hammered paddle drops was designed hand wrought by and signed by the metal work maker's as: Handmade - Mimi Dee - Sterling Silver.

Semi precious gemstones: A huge 30mm fluorite chunk bead also known as blue john, or feldspar
2 dark faceted amethysts added for a
Total weight of 56 grams;
33 grams of gemstones, leaving ~
23 grams of ste...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1302335 (stock #T 1807)
Doubled this would make a nice doll necklace. Bold hand knotted nevada lapis necklace and removable green rutilated quartz pendant both by and signed: Mimi Dee - Sterling. Both pieces were designed and composed in a USA studio.
Necklace: 147 grams of 18mm faceted pink and green Nevada Lapis and 8mm Ruby in Zoisite beads to yield a hand knotted 20" strand.
while all beads are from faraway lands... all semi precious metal was hand hammered formed shaped and signed by this jewelry artist...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Pre 1910 item #459968 (stock #1399)
Lot (A) This festive box set has red green "EOD" art glass stones that were often favored by George Steere and similar art glass was made by Leo Popper. Still in the box are these vintage antique Arts & Crafts era red green foil with gold fleck cabs bezel set goose neck cufflinks with football bean backs. Marked "G" for George Steere of Providence RI? He also marked some GNS. He was known to have made stick pins. Matching scarf stick pin marked "G".
Have seen these cabs only on ma...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Contemporary item #463066 (stock #T 1410)
All real precious metals and gemstones - never faux here! Hand knotted
29 1/2" necklace strand of 8mm & 6mm Amethysts & 5mm Akoya Pearl accents, finished with a 22K Gold on sterling silver vermeil metal filigree station to which was added a 2" removable pendant enhancer assembled with same gems, same precious components, then finished with a handwrought hook and signed: Mimi Dee.
Approx 225 carats of amethysts!
The earrings: approx 2", all metal is 22K Gold on sterling Vermeil ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #600844 (stock #T 1548)
Bold! Wilma or Betty would have loved this bold 79 grams, 330 carats of 20mm dreamy mossy green ish Aquamarine Bracelet signed: Sterling and Mim Dee. This has across the room presence. It was designed and assembled in this maker's USA studio. The metal being 22K Gold Vermeil on Sterling Silver. Approx 330 carats of 20mm Aquamarine (beryl) beads!
With hook engaged it measures 6 3/4 interior for a small to medium wrist, yet can be lengthened upon request.

$11 USPS Priority Mail/Ins/Tr...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #750480 (stock #1609)
Made in USA. This original signed hammered butterfly sculpture collar necklace with ametrine, amethyst, rose quartz was hand wrought in a USA studio by and signed: MIMI DEE STERLING HANDMADE. It can be also be displayed as a wall hanging sculpture as many of this metalwork jewelry artist's collectors do.

* The 2" x 1 3/4" butterfly is free formed forged from one piece of silver, without the assistance of a jig.
* 2- 19 - 20 mm ametrines
* 2- faceted 5mm amethyst
* 2 - 12mm rose...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #750509 (stock #T 1610)
Still made in USA. Make a gift of this beautiful butterfly gemstone collar necklace with two pendants. In the Modernist tradition all metal was hammered, forged by one set of hands, then signed by the same set of hands as: Handmade Mimi Dee, in a USA studio. Only one!
All metalwork was lovingly hand fabricated by one pair of hands without the use of pre fab imported metal components, especially for collectors of Made in USA. Legal: All images design concept content text solely owned by...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Contemporary item #1070121 (stock #1716)
New set with vintage glass; Bracelet collectors take note. Since before the Art Deco era Egyptian revival motif jewelry has been popular. Now one finds this new contempo bronze antique finish lever back earring and charm bracelet set laden with 14 Egyptian "King Tut" motif charms; some with vintage Czech molded poured art glass scarabs, glyphs, lockets, cats, an opening pyramid, an en tremblant cobra and a mummy that pops out of a sarcophagus, to name a few! Lush Lapis blue, red, green art g...
All Items : Artists : Fashion : Accessories : Contemporary item #1143455 (stock #T 1734)
All metal is sterling silver. In a USA studio this silver kinetic biomorphic sculptural metal work pendant was hand wrought and shaped by and signed: Sterling Handmade Mimi Dee.

A 25mm beautifully carved Ametrine gemstone from far off lands, ~ 25 carats, was caged in sterling silver then added as a dangle. All real, no faux here! Legal: All images design concept content text solely owned by Mimi Dee. The pendant is hooked on to a knotted toffee color adjustable ribbon to wear as shown o...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #959351 (stock #T 1693)
An original all sterling sculptural pendant hand wrought, forged in a USA studio and signed with this metal artist's mark as: Sterling - Handmade - Mimi Dee.

What makes most of this metal worker's pieces unusual is that, as in this case, one continuous piece of precious thick 14 gauge silver without cutting or soldering is used to make this "one of" piece. From faraway lands: black real freshwater pearls (never faux here!) and ultra flashing blue labradorite beads were threaded with small...

All Items : Artists : Fashion : Apparel : Contemporary item #330258 (stock #1010a)
Using Emanuel Ungaro lavender plum 95% silk fiber, a not the usual minimalist approach to wearable art apparel was taken in that there are no embellishments such as paint or fabric collage. It is ready to accept either forms of embellishment. In a USA studio, this was cut and constructed by and signed Mimi Dee, as a sleeveless kimono type coat vest, then finished with black over lock edges and 2 AB Czech fire polished lavender beads as the only embellishment...for now... It is signed: Mimi ...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 2000 item #988517 (stock #T 1705)
Hand knotted 9mm real cultured freshwater pearls and sterling silver - never faux ever here! Cultured freshwater color enhanced lavender lilac hue pearl necklace, with both lush 6mm dark purple & 16mm light lilac amethyst, then silver grey Swarovski crystals were added.
Includes a removable handwrought sterling sculpture pendant with a 15 carat lilac semi precious gemstone within and earrings to complete the demi parure set.
All made in a USA studio by and signed: Mimi Dee Sterling ...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1359603 (stock #1841)
Signed studio original hand hammered multi metal 7 piece kinetic magical evil eye protector pendant, with added Victorian mille grain steel court button and gems, was made in a USA studio in the Modernist or Arts & Crafts tradition by and signed by this living self learned metal art maker as Mimi Dee.

As in some modernist approach, it is made with hammered mixed metals copper, sterling and a bit of gold fill. It is finished with a 19th century open work cut steel mille grain / brass 2 p...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Contemporary item #753136 (stock #T 1614)
Approx 460 Carats lavender pink faceted 16mm amethyst, rose quartz necklace with removable carved flower shell pendant. Signed: Mimi Dee Sterling Handcrafted in USA on a tag. All gemstones and one aquamarine (beryl) bead are from faraway lands. Hand knotted for security, with FREE hand knotting during first 18 months if needed! What a buy! Elsewhere 1/2 the Carats for double the money! Lush, brilliance jumps off the facets, simply delish! 4 Ounces.

Necklace: 17.5 end to end, yet can...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #755652 (stock #T 1618)
Made in USA. As in the Modernist tradition and in a USA studio, this hand hammered figural necklace collar was completely hand fabricated by one pair of hands and signed: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling. As usual the sculptural pendant is made from One piece! This metal took this metal artist on a journey not unlike same paintings which may start with one idea and end up with another. LEGAL: All images design concept content text solely owned by Mimi Dee. Some say this is a bird, others say an...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #467225 (stock #T 1422)
ALL METAL IS 18K GOLD. Happy lucky red bracelet with beads showing light zinging through these vintage circa 1920 brilliant antique amber faceted beads with a hint of cognac hue ranging 6 to 10 mm.
With new 18K Gold metals / closure. Carefully hand knotted.
Flat it measures: 7 1/4", yet 6 1/2" inside when the Fine 18K Gold J Hook is engaged.
Test: passed the electrostatic test, do Not react positive to acetone, and are light as a feather.
Most importantly, when examining th...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #802556 (stock #T 1650)
Made in America. Handwrought bold signed studio sculptural pendant hand fabricated by and signed by with maker's mark as: Handmade - Sterling - Mimi Dee, a completely self taught metal work jewelry artist.

This sculptural pendant was wrought from one piece of thick 14 guage silver, this studio artist's signature use of one piece of precious metal without cutting and soldering, later the blue and red sponge corals - melithaea ochracea - from distant lands were manipulated and wired through ...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #377624 (stock #T 1250)
All metal is sterling silver and this bracelet is made in USA.
Thank you in advance for collecting artist made jewelry, particularly when it is made by one pair of hands in one studio and never duplicated!
All precious metal completely bench made / worked in the Post Modernist tradition. This abstract hammered sculpture hinged cuff entirely hand fabricated in a USA studio by and signed: Mimi Dee Handmade Sterling. The abstract cat or heart sculpture top hinges. You may wish to hav...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Contemporary item #460012 (stock #T 1400)
Pearls were the first precious gems treasured by jewelry wearers of centuries past and they never go out of style. A 24" hand knotted necklace strand of 7-8mm natural color high luster pink fresh water pearls with hints of peach and mauve hues were hand knotted in a USA studio. All real. Never faux here!
Finished with pre made 22K Gold on sterling silver vermeil metal mountings.
Removable Pendant Enhancer: 1 3/4" in a 'Austro Hungarian' Victorian style - same content metal settings ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1930 item #258883 (stock #T 627)
Read the menu in style! Exceptional hinged folding opera lorgnette clip eye glasses marked "800 and TF" or "TC" with marcasite studded bow shape dress clip to secure in pocket. Can be made into a monocle/magnifier.
Must see all images to appreciate different ways to use. Measurements vary depending on use. Images 1, 2 and 4. Continental silver. All marcasites are present and sparkle brightly.
Not ready for lasik, can't stand contacts, don't like readers? No need...when you can unc...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #959900 (stock #1695)
Vintage 4 strand angel skin coral bracelet with 2 spacers and decorative open work push in decorative box clasp / safety catch

Stamped: 900 for Mediterranean silver content.
Weighs: 31 grams.
7 end to end. With the 3 bead open work engraved decorative box clasp engaged, yields
~ 6.5 interior X 7/8" wide.
4 glorious rows of gorgeous angel skin blush color beads.
Coralbeds are being protected and these sought after semiprecious beads are getting more difficult to colle...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #358353 (stock #T 1173)
Bird doll motif. Pre assay era Made in Mexico bird pin brooch. Early - tested at least sterling - colossal 4 3/4" north to south with 2 turquoise beads. This figural exhibits flowers in the style of Fred Davis or Matilde Poulat. Repousse and chase workmanship.
The native peoples were known to make dolls representing the local animals for their children to play. Today those same children are being taught the value in Nature Tourism.

This Quetzal bird parrot pin is stamped: SILVER...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : American : Pre 1940 item #385358 (stock #T 1268)
Vintage Boston era early shield mark of "Guglielmo Cini Sterling" used while he was here in Boston before he moved out West in 1957. A client, who lives in WA and who commissioned his wedding rings in Boston several decades ago, has shared that Cini moved very close to Peruzzi and competed feverishly for the more unusual gothic designs and custom work, no doubt.
Here this brooch exhibits fine foliate cut open work sterling silver workmanship with the early signature "Guglielmo Cini Sterlin...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Contemporary item #583891 (stock #T 1534)
In a USA studio, this real gem and 22K gold on sterling silver jewelry set was designed and hand knotted. Real, never faux!
(A) Necklace: hand knotted with real white high nacre lustrous cultured pearls. Also real micro faceted 4mm amethyst beads.
15 - 16 3/4" choker necklace strand for the petite neck.
Neck and Ears - $225 and or
(B) Bracelet is a separate order at 7.5 interior when the hook clasp is engaged and shows a small charm made of same gems. $126
Take all and...