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Costume Jewelry

Before the 20th century, women wore jewelry made of precious and semi-precious stones largely to show off the wealth of their husbands. The term “costume jewelry,” born in the 1920s, introduced a significant change in that way of thinking. New non-precious materials became more widely available with industrialization, and women began to wear jewelry as a means of expressing themselves creatively and stylishly.

The concept of fashionable costume jewelry truly took off when Coco Chanel introduced bold “statement” accessories in the late 1920s. The “Golden Age” of costume jewelry took place from the late ‘30s to mid ‘50s. Bakelite, a hard plastic material invented in 1907, became popular in the ‘30s and ‘40s as an inexpensive material for beads and bangles.

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A Custome Jewelry Silver Plated Bracelet

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Lot Vintage Costume Jewelry, including Florenza and  Coro

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Costume Jewelry Rhinestone & Gold Tone Necklace

February 25, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Vintage Signed Designer Rhinestone Costume Jewelry

February 25, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Antique Costume Diamond / Emerald Paste Bracelet

February 25, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Antique Handmade Leather Box w Costume Jewelry

February 25, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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GROUPING OF COSTUME JEWELRY

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
SARASOTA, FL, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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85 PAIR ESTATE COSTUME EARRINGS - GIVENCHY

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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51 PC VINTAGE ESTATE COSTUME JEWELRY

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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50 PC VINTAGE ESTATE COSTUME JEWELRY +

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (2 bids)

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16 pc VINTAGE ESTATE LARGE COSTUME JEWELRY

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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31 pc VINTAGE ESTATE COSTUME JEWELRY

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$18 (5 bids)

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14 pc VINTAGE ESTATE LARGE COSTUME STATEMENT NECKLACES

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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17 pc VINTAGE ESTATE COSTUME JEWELRY

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (2 bids)

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HUGE 5 PD  LOT VINTAGE COSTUME REPAIR/HOBBY

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$12 (3 bids)

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Large Assortment of Costume Jewelry

February 25, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
Lexington, KY, USA

$55 (5 bids)

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Large Assortment of Costume Jewelry

February 25, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
Lexington, KY, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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A box of costume jewellery

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Bolton, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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A box of costume jewellery

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Bolton, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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A collection of costume jewellery

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Bolton, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Lot Costume Jewelry

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lot Native Costume Jewelry

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lot Costume Jewelry

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Large Lot of Costume Earrings

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Large Lot of Costume Earrings & Hatpins

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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3pc Costume Bracelets & Compact Necklace

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lot of Costume Jewelry

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Modern Costume Peacock Bracelet

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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7pc Costume Jewelry

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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9pc Vintage Costume Jewelry. Sterling & mother of

February 27, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Aston , PA, USA

$60 (starting bid)

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CINER Fabulous Rhinestone Costume Jewelry Pin. Bl

February 27, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Aston , PA, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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ASSORTED COSTUME INCLUDING BEADS ,PIN, BELT

February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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ASSORTED COSTUME JEWELRY INCLUDING

February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A COLLECTION OF COSTUME JEWELLERY together with a silver pencil cover etc.

February 28, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Selborne, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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A COLLECTION OF COSTUME JEWELLERY including a coral set bangle, deer brooch

February 28, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Selborne, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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Brass Box of Costume and Silver Jewellery incl cuff links, bracelets, etc

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD35 (starting bid)

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Good Quality Collection of Costume Jewellery inc Vintage

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD30 (starting bid)

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March 1, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Donnelsville, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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BOX LOT COSTUME JEWELRY, MOSTLY BEADED NECKLACES

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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BLACK JEWELRY BOX WITH COSTUME PINS AND JEWELRY, MOSTLY CHRISTMAS

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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COSTUME JEWELRY PINS AND EARRINGS IN JEWELRY BOX

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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BOX LOT COSTUME JEWELRY INCLUDING BRACELETS

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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BOX LOT COSTUME JEWELRY MOSTLY BEADED NECKLACES

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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BOX LOT COSTUME JEWELRY MOSTLY NECKLACES AND BRACELETS

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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BOX LOT COSTUME JEWELRY MOSTLY CHRISTMAS

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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BOX LOT COSTUME JEWELRY INCLUDING JEWELED AND ENAMELED

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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