Over & Above Online Auctions toasts costume jewelry June 22

Liz Tech handcrafted mermaid pin and heart necklace. Over & Above Online Auctions image

TIMONIUM, Md. – The next online auction for Over & Above Online Auctions is sure to bring out the inner fashionista in bidders. This online auction will take place on Saturday, June 22, at 1 p.m. Eastern time, and the focus is fun, fashion and all that glitters. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Fashion being the theme, it seems appropriate to feature a glamorous illustration art painting in this auction. Titled “Meeting at the Theater” this gouache, featuring two dashing men and a fashionable young woman, is signed by the artist Christopher Bily (below).

‘Meeting at the Theater,’ signed Christopher Bily, gouache, image size 15in. x 13½in. Over & Above Online Auctions image

The majority of the auction features a dazzling assortment of costume jewelry. There is something fun for every level of collector, from large quantities of “grab bag” costume jewelry, to exquisite, signed pieces of vintage jewelry.

Vintage costume jewelry is always a favorite, and this auction is sure to please vintage jewelry collectors. Included in this sale is a selection of early Miriam Haskell jewelry, including a faux pearl demi parure with dove clasp. A multistrand Coppella e Toppo necklace and earring set, in shades of rose, is also featured in this auction. Another glittering addition to the auction is a vintage Art Deco Trifari bracelet (below). Covered in clear rhinestones, this bracelet is sure to make a statement. The auction features several pieces of vintage Bakelite jewelry, rhinestone jewelry, enameled pieces and more. Designers include Coro, Eisenberg, Lisner, Boucher, Sarah Coventry and Hattie Carnegie.

Art Deco rhinestone Trifari bracelet. Over & Above Online Auctions image

Artist-made jewelry will be sold in this auction. Offerings include a stunning mermaid pin by Liztech, whose whimsical hand-made creations have been worn and admired for the last 33 years. Additionally, hand-wrought sterling silver jewelry by Maryland artist Cindy Blackburn Landes will be offered. Her jewelry is hand-forged and several are set with semiprecious stones and other beautiful and nature-inspired findings.

Contemporary costume jewelry collectors will also find plenty of twinkling offerings. There is a large assortment of rhinestone jewelry, sterling silver jewelry and just plain fun, wearable fashion. There is a large selection of mid-century costume jewelry, including a stunning brass and enamel necklace and earring set. There are many pieces that evoke mid-century design, including a Rune Tennesmed pewter bracelet, David Andersen enameled bracelets and more.

Coppola e Toppo vintage beaded necklace and earring set. Over & Above Online Auctions image

Purses, handbags, compacts and perfumes are featured in this colorful auction. Included in this auction are several designer vintage purses, including a Tyrolean New York Lucite purse and a Dorset-Rex basket weave purse. The auction features a nice collection of compacts and rouges, from such makers as Bourjois, Richard Hudnut and Stratton. Many of these compacts retain their original puffs and have Art Deco enameling and design.

If you are looking for vintage apparel, this auction has many pieces to choose from. There are vintage silk scarves by Chanel and Hermes, as well as vintage Gunne Sax dresses, evening wear and jackets. Gentlemen have a terrific collection of vintage and designer neckties and belts to select from. This auction features a vintage “Mighty Mac” men’s plaid jacket, faux fur lined and ready to wear.

Hermes silk scarf with sea life motif. Over & Above Online Auctions image

Fashion is the theme, and glam is the focus of this Over & Above Online Auction. This is a large auction, featuring over 650 lots of auction items.

Items will sell in numeric order, roughly 100 lots per hour, affording plenty of time for online bidders to participate.