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Italian Designer Vintage Couture Costume Jewelry

Italian Designer Jewelry

Established 1996

Sheila Pamfiloff
PO Box 35
Walnut Creek, Ca. 94597
(925) 937-7554

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BROOCH,  Large Dragon Fly with a long wing span, detailed body, articulated tail. The body is made with an oval Blue cabochon, antennae are highlighted with ruby stones, and the clusters of pave' stones give it dramatic sparkle. Lovely weight and movement.

Prominent Italian fashion jewelry house who's lines accessorized famed designers such as Pucci, Capucci, Maerucelli, and were in the best department stores such as Bonwith Teller, and Bloomingdales in the US. Started in 1948 by Gaetano Cascio. In business for over 40 years.  Later his son Riccardo Cascio franchised to boutiques in Italy.

ref: Ginger Moro, 'European Designer Jewelry', page 195, 218.
ref: Deanna Cera, Jewels of Fantasy', pages 283, 284, 285, 287, 304, and 305. 

Marked Bijoux Cascio on an oval
Measures  an impressive 4-1/4" x 3"
Excellent Condition

#2834, $125.00 

CHOKER STYLE NECKLACE, 1950s. This Over-the-Top Necklace is Dramatically thick with Acrylic Beads. Long loops of clear faceted beads attached to a woven base, with large faceted Emerald beads on the outside strands.

Marked Coppola e Toppo, Made in Italy.
Measures 15-1/2" from end loop to tail loop; 3" wide in the front and 1-1/2" to 2" thick. Due to the thickness, it will wear high on the neck.
Very Good Condition.

 #3085, $1,400.00   


NECKLACE, Opalescent Pale Blue Moonstone beads with a Fiery center.

Marked Coppola e Toppo, Made in Italy.
Measures 17-1/4". Clasp measures 1" x 3/4"
Very Good Condition with a tiny dark inclusion on one bead at the shoulder. Has been professionally restrung.
#2862, $495.00


NECKLACE, c.1968-1980. Elegant heavy leaded Amethyst glass crystal beads in three strands with lovely deep amethyst color. A beautiful fashion statement from Giancarlo Viciani.

Marked with the 1968-1980 attached
Measures 19".
Excellent Condition. 

#2547, $125.00

Yes, we know she's German, but so many think she's Italian, we just had to include her in this section.

BROOCH, c. 1960s. Clusters of Pink Glass beads Hand-knotted on nylon thread, invisible to the eye, all set in a Bouquet of Delicate Pink Glass Petals.

This style of invisible knotting brought overnight fame to Anni Schaad and brought her to the forefront of top European designers in the 1960s. Necklace using this knotting process is Pictured in Cera's 'Jewels of Fantasy' pg. 367, referenced in 'European Designer Jewelry' by Moro, pgs. 136-141.  Little black bead, sewn into the glass bead stem, is a signature style for Langani. 

Little black bead, sewn into the glass beads, is a signature style for Langani.
Measures 1-5/8".
Very Good Condition

#2679, $125.00 

NECKLACE, c. 1970s. Double strand of beads twisted together.  Aqua and Clear beads with painted centers in White and Hot Pink with Deep Green beads.

Marked Langani and the Little Black bead.
Measures 22"
Very Good Condition. Slight metal wear on clasp


  front of clasp and little black bead

NECKLACE. Oversized resin beads in simulated Amethysts Quartz with faceted Amethysts glass crystals and black and Amethyst faceted glass crystal discs. Donatella took the reins of the company in 1972, and continued the collaborations with the World's top Fashion Designers such as Valentino, Versace, Armani, Lacroix, and Fendi. Her use of Elaborate Beads and Resin Embellishments established her Artistic Works at the highest levels of the Fashion World.

Marked Pellini on a Silver bead by the clasp.
Measures 29". Larger beads measure between 1" and 1-1/2" long.
Very Good Condition. 

This necklace still has the Neiman Marcus sales tag attached. Originally price $195.00 on sale for $117.00.

#2412, $150.00

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