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Seashell Jewelry



Morning Glory Collects…


things we love to buy, wear and share


Sea shell & Mother-of pearl Jewelry




VICTORIAN silver and sea
shell brooch circa 1880, souvenir of a long ago English beach holiday,
1-1/2" by 1-1/4".
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View #V34745
VICTORIAN
ENGLISH
"Souvenir from John O Groats" seashells 2-inch oval
brooch. This is a delight, with each tiny seashell pronged in place, and
each in perfect condition.
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#V18652
VICTORIAN silver brooch with tiny real prong-set seashells, dental and
beaded edge, 1-3/4".
View #V31800



OPERCULUM shell earrings, also
called Shiva shell, set in silver gilt, 1-1/4". This is a sea shell
also known as Pacific Cat’s Eye, and it is Turban snail shell.
View #V34765
VICTORIAN cowry shell set in gold brooch, 1-1/3".
View #V31799




VICTORIAN letter opener with
agate handle, mother-of-pearl blade, silver fittings, 7-1/2".
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VICTORIAN mirror of carved
mother-of-pearl with a sterling band, 7-3/4", circa 1850.
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View #a6877

VICTORIAN letter opener with
mother-of-pearl blade and silver handle, 7".
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View #V31979





VICTORIAN Sheffield etched floral
design mother-of-pearl penknife, hallmarked "WN" dated 1897, 2".
View #V31575
VICTORIAN mother-of-pearl
aide memoire with etched flowers, leaves and geometric designs, gold clasp,
2-1/2" by 1-1/2".
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View #V31963
PORTRAIT BROOCH set in
carved mother-of-pearl frame, 1-5/8 inch
brooch. View
#V16362




MOTHER-OF-PEARL
1-3/4" hand brooch holding a pearl and wearing a gold wire ring and
bracelet.
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#V8500

MOTHER-OF-PEARL carved
carriage and horse brooch, 2-2/3".
View #Q28107

VICTORIAN mother-of-pearl
hand pin, 1-3/4".
View #V25274




HASKELL Hess stick coral round
dress clip with antiqued gold tone filigree center, circa 1940, 2-1/4".
View #H34221
SEA SHELL necklace on brown
cord, brown glass button style closure, 15" length and 2" drop.
View #Y34316
HASKELL Frank Hess stick coral and
gold tone leaves coil bracelet, circa 1940 unsigned, 1-3/8"wide at the front and
adjustable in size. View
View #H34224




HASKELL Hess
sea shells, wood flower and gold tone leaves and flower dress clip, 4".
A Frank Hess design for Miriam Haskell, it is unsigned as was typical of
this era circa 1940. View
View #H34512

HASKELL Hess
sea shell necklace and bracelet, necklace 15-1/2" by 1-1/8" bracelet 7"
by 1". A Frank Hess design for Miriam Haskell, it is unsigned as was
typical of this era circa 1930s. Another sea shell style can be
seen in "Miriam Haskell Jewelry" by
Gordon & Pamfiloff page 151.


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View #H34489

HASKELL Hess
cord bracelet with shells and flowers, 6-1/2" by 1-1/4". A Frank Hess
design for Miriam Haskell, it is unsigned as was typical of this era
circa 1930s. These same flowers are used in the yellow clip on page 150
of Gordon & Pamfiloff’s "Miriam Haskell Jewelry". View
View #H34488




HASKELL Hess
green and white genuine seashell necklace on cream colored cord, 14" by
1-1/4". A Frank Hess design for Miriam Haskell, it is unsigned as was
typical of this era circa 1930s.
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View #H34555

SEASHELL and
colored glass charms dangle pin circa 1940, 4" by 3". The charms
include sea shells, fish, starfish and flowers. While this does have
some Hess Haskell features, I cannot find it in any ads or art work so far
to claim that it really is a Haskell.
View #H35368


SILVER
sea shell ends hinged bracelet with ruby cabochon ends,
6-2/3" by about 1/3". View
#N62818




DeNICOLA
real seashell pin with clear rhinestones set in gold tone, 2-1/3".
View #X24140

VICTORIAN jet carved sea
shell shaped brooch, 1-1/8".
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View #V29257

DIOR by Kramer dolphin and
seashells pin in gold tone, faux pearls and rhinestones, 2-1/3".
View #X9553




JONNE gold tone double-hinged
mother-of-pearl and pastel rhinestones 1-7/8" front bracelet and
1-1/2" earrings. View #H22679

JONNE gold plated base
metal, rhinestones, faux pearls, real mother of pearl shells, bracelets and 1-1/2" earrings.
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View #H25040

JONNE gold plated base
metal, rhinestones, faux pearls, real mother of pearl shells, 7" by 1-5/8"
bracelet and 1-1/2" earrings.
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View #H25040




VRBA brooch, real Textile
Cone sea shell
with green Italian glass leaves, orange carved plastic shell (from the
Nettie Rosenstein collection), mother-of-pearl buttons, coral glass
beads, clear and yellow rhinestones set in gold tone, 4" by 4-1/2".
View #K31248

VRBA brooch, real sea shell
(Lazarus Jewel Box that has been polished down to the mother-of-pearl) with
artificial graduated hue stick coral, aqua glass beads and pink and
yellow rhinestones set in gold tone flower brooch, 5".
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View #K31246

VRBA brooch,
real Tiger Cowry sea shell with green Italian glass leaves, aqua glass molded beads,
coral beads and clear rhinestones set in gold tone, 4-5/8".
View #K31247





SHELL brooch with cream
and white sea shell and shell pieces mounted on a plastic backing, 2-5/8".
View #Y29618
VRBA abalone sea shell brooch
with stick coral, aqua glass beads, artificial pearls and seed pearls, aqua,
blue and green rhinestones and green pressed glass leaves, 5-1/2".
View #K31474

SEASHELL
2-1/2" brooch with pastel green cabochons and rhinestone pave.
View #Y10706




STERLING
necklace with aqua and green enameled sea shells, each with an artificial
pearl inside, all on a lovely paperclip chain, 17" long with 1-1/4"
pendant. View #Q35348
SEASHELL brooch of a flower
bouquet done entirely in sea shells, 4-1/3. The intricacy and workmanship
of this is the best I have ever seen in sea shell jewelry, and it is also
the largest. The pin back is so fragile that I do not think it could be
worn, but it is a lovely ornament for your dresser.
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View #Y62473
BRACELET silver tone filigree
bracelet set with lovely oval sea shell insets, light weight and easy to
wear, 7-1/3" by 1-1/4". View
View #Y37212




SHELLS brooch with bright
yellow shells and pale aqua shell pieces mounted on a plastic back,
2-1/3". These are called "yellow banded land snail" shells. View #Y29617
HASKELL Hess snail shells and wood
turtle brooch with green glass leaves and brown wooden beads, 4-1/2".
These are called "yellow banded land snail" shells. The advertisement for this piece can be seen in the book "American Costume
Jewelry" by Brunialti on page 253 and is dated there at 1942.
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View #H36851
SHELLS screw-back earrings, a
1-1/4" white sea shell full of smaller sea shells.
View #Y29619




SHELLS cut and
curled shell or paper flower design screw-back earrings, 1-1/3".
View #Y29620
SEASHELL petals and plastic
florets brooch. View
#Y22001
SHELLS white and black
seashell screw back earrings, 1-1/3".
View #Y29622




MOTHER-OF-PEARL carved
leaves necklace with seed beads sew onto picot-edged band, 15" by 1".
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View #Y29740

ORNATE gold
tone 17" by 1-1/2" necklace, 2" brooch and 1-1/4" earrings with mother-of-pearl,
art glass cabs and purple and green rhinestones.
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SCHIAPARELLI mother-of-pearl
two-strand bead necklace with blue rhinestone set in silver tone clasp.
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View #9473




SHELLS screw backed
earrings of cream and aqua sea shells, 1-1/2".
View #Y29621

PINK
and lavender rhinestones and seashells set in gold tone 2" brooch and
1-1/4" earrings.
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#Y24200

CLAMPER
hinged golden glitter bangle with peach and green seashells,
7/8" wide. #B25027





SEASHELL
7" by 2" charm bracelet and 1-1/2" earrings. #Y24849

CHARM bracelet of green bakelite,
gold tone metal sea shells, wood beads and mother-of-pearl. #Y24803

CHARM bracelet with sea shells
and fish charms. #Y20162




JOSEFF gold tone seashell
motif earrings, 3-7/8".
View #X29104

TRIFARI "Moonshell" sea shell jelly
belly set in original box, 1944.
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1949 Ad
#T20815

CASTLECLIFF gold tone fish,
shell and anchor necklace, chain 14" pendant 6/3/4".
View #X60951



SHELL artificial pearl and clear rhinestone
brooch and earrings, stylized
sea shell design, pin 2-1/4" earrings 1-1/8".
View #Y33681
PLASTIC sea shell, fruit and
pea pod screw-back earrings, 3". #B61307
SEASHELL
basket pin with tiny colored seashell flowers, 2-1/3 by 2-7/8"
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#B27768