Vintage Eisenberg - Eisenberg Original - Eisenberg Ice

Chicago-based Eisenberg was started as the first "American" designer clothing company by owner/designer Jonas Eisenberg in 1880. After about 35 years the company decided to add jewelry to their clothing to show the public a more completed "look"; the jewelry proved to be so popular that retailers had difficulty preventing people from stealing the jewelry off of the clothing. In a flash of inspiration it was decided to sell jewelry separately from the clothing. For almost 20 years this jewelry was unmarked, but in approximately 1935 it was decided to mark jewelry with "Eisenberg Originals" (sometimes the "original" was left off), a mark that was used until the late 1940's (most of the WWII era pieces were also sterling and marked as such) , when a script "E" and eventually Eisenberg in block letters replaced the first marking. A block E was also used closer to 1960, and from 1960 to present Eisenberg Ice has been used, with pieces in the 1970's and 1980's for the most part remaining unmarked. In 1994 Eisenberg introduced Eisenberg Ice Classics, which also continues to the present. The clothing line was discontinued in the 1950's.

Eisenberg clothing, for the most part, was solid colors, in black, grey, and navy, well-made, conservatively cut daywear in the form of suits and daytime dresses, aimed at well-to-do housewives. The pre-1950's jewelry pieces were also aimed at an upscale audience, and the stores that carried the items were carefully chosen, with only one store/chain per major city able to retail the line. A woman who had received a clear Eisenberg fur clip as a going away gift from her husband when he left for the service in 1942 told me her husband had spent almost $100.00 for the piece, a whopping sum for a piece of costume jewelry at that time. The jewelry was beautiful and varied, but often featured Swarovski rhinestones, as the Eisenbergs, who were Austrian emigrees, felt it important to support their former countryman, but whom also produced the finest quality glass stones in the world, and the Eisenbergs wanted that quality of stone used in their line. Both all clear and colored stones pieces were made, with the colored stone pieces being the most expensive and highly priced. These pieces were, for the most part, produced by an East Coast company called Fallon & Kappel, whose young designer, Ruth Kamke, was often assigned to design pieces exclusively for the Eisenberg company. While dress clips and later fur clips formed the bulk of the production, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, brooches, rings, belts, and other types of dress ornaments were produced, as well as accessory items such as compacts and even perfume.  Most, but not all, of the pieces marked Eisenberg Original also have a stonesetter's mark in the form of a letter or a number in a circle.

In the 1950's, postwar fashions changed dramatically and the "cocktail style" was the hottest thing around. Fabric was at a premium during WWII and with fabric companies back in full production, the clothing industry responded with dresses that required many yards of fabric. Rhinestone jewelry changed as well, with both clear and colored stones being popular, but the look changing to reflect the use of pave (small stones that were paste set in lines or entire parts of a design). Eisenberg began using styles that had paved "curliques" and "wings" that gave its pieces a distinctive look, particularly when juxtaposed with fancy cut colored stones of various shapes and sizes. (The Weiss company copied this look, and occasionally even used the same findings that Eisenberg used, which is why sometimes you will find pieces that are signed Weiss but look like Eisenberg.)

In the early1970's, Eisenberg produced a line of hand-enameled pendant necklaces, earrings, hinged bangles, rings and brooches in "mod" color schemes, using designs loosely based on the works of contemporary "Surrealist" artists. While these have not proven to be as highly sought after as the rhinestone pieces, they are well-done, interesting, and very wearable, and should not be ignored by the die-hard Eisenberg collector. The advertisements of the time period say that the pieces were baked 27 times, so the finishes, by and large, have held up very well except under hard use.

The Eisenberg company returned to making rhinestone jewelry, but started producing Christmas tree pins; over time, the production and popularity of these pieces has exceded interest in their non-Christmas pieces; however, the company still produces very nice "social occasion" pieces. In 1994 they issued a line of Eisenberg Ice "Classics" based on designs previously done by the company, which came in a specially marked box and the pieces were signed Eisenberg Ice in script with a tiny '94. (No other legitimate pieces of Eisenberg are signed Eisenberg Ice in script.) The line, which met with limited success due to the high cost of production reflected in the pricing, was begun again around 2000, and continues to this day, with these pieces now being marked with the traditional Eisenberg Ice plaque that is seen on all the rest of the pieces.

When I visited the Chicago showroom in the early 1990's, Karl Eisenberg, grandson of the founder Jonas Eisenberg, was still head of sales, though the company had been sold to a larger jewelry conglomerate several years before. Mr. Eisenberg was kind enough to spend about an hour talking to me about his company ; he expressed to me at that time his amazement at the collectibility of his company's production and how, while he knew there were massive private collections of the company's pieces, that they (the company) had not, for the most part, saved pieces for their own archives. To my knowledge he is no longer active in the day-to-day operation of the company.

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Description: Eisenberg Clear Rhinestone "Headlight" Necklace with Pave Swirls - Adjustable choker goes up to almost 17". Slightly graduated, with largest stones in center measuring about 1/2" in diameter. Marked Eisenberg. Very slight wear to backside plating; some of the small pave on the swirls was gone when I got this, so I have replaced all the pave for uniformity. Excellent restored condition, this is an attention-getter. Silvertone, probably rhodium plate.

Item: SN14-1303

Price: $125.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Red Rhinestone Adjustable Choker and Dangle Clip Earrings - All set in silvertone, the necklace is marked Eisenberg on the clasp and the earrings are marked on the side of the part of the earring that connects the clip with the body. Necklace adjusts to 16.5", earrings are 1". Excellent condition, this is a "Marilyn Monroe" red that sparkles like crazy under any light.

Item: SS14-1304

Price: $165.00/set US

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Description: Eisenberg Ice Classics Brooch in Montana/Amethyst Glass and Clear Rhinestones - Graceful design measures a whopping 4" x 2" and features unfoiled glass stones in dark blue and purple, accented with clear rhinestones set in rhodium plated silvertone. Mint, unworn condition, with original hang tag, romance card and box (the box is slightly worn at exterior edges. Signed Eisenberg Ice in script, and '99. Original asking price was $140.00.

Item: SP13-1290

Price: $150.00 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Lavender/Purple/Clear Rhinestone Brooch - Circle design is done in two layers, with the inner lavender row higher than the outer purple row. Swirling rhinestone pave accents. All the color rhinestones are dentelles for extra sparkle. Rhodium plated silvertone, 1 3/4" in diameter and 1/2" deep. Signed Eisenberg in small block letters. Circa 1950, excellent condition.

Item: SP13-1291

Price: $89.50 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Original Converted Brooch with Montana/Ruby/Clear Rhinestones - A piece identical to this sold on Rubylane several months ago for around $800.00. I am unsure about this piece, as the clear version I have had of it was made in two pieces that were bolted together, rather than a single piece such as this. This appears to have been, originally, a fur clip; I can feel where the clip has been filed off, and the teeth markings that you normally find on fur clips are also there. If this was a repro, it would never have started life as a fur clip! So, a mystery. Slightly over 4" x 2 3/8", with dark blue ovals and rectangular stone, ruby smaller ovals and rounds, and clear pears and rounds in various sizes. A few prongs on the clear pears are broken, also something you would not find on a repro, otherwise excellent condition. Marked Eisenberg Original and a capital S in a circle (stonesetter's mark). A beautiful design in gorgeous, wearable colors.

Item: SP13-1292

Price: $395.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Dress Clip in Faux Turquoise/Clear Rhinestones - Massive 3 1/4" x 3" clip with 6 blinding cushion cut Austrian crystals, accented with faux turquoise cabochons/no-hole beads and lots of clear pave. Brass/gilt setting, signed Eisenberg Original on the clip mechanism. Excellent condition, amazing piece.

Item: SD13-1293

Price: $425.00 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Original "Horseshoe" Clear Rhinestone Fur Clip - This is my nickname for this piece, not Eisenberg's. Large round prong-set stones are surrounded by row of baguettes, which is then bordered by even larger prong-set rounds. The very largest stone, which is about 5/" in diameter, is a dentelle. A few smaller rounds alternate with the bottom part of the outer row. Silvertone setting, signed Eisenberg Original, usual two holed fur clip mechanism. 2 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 3/4" deep. Excellent condition with just very slight yellowing of the smallest rounds at the top.

Item: SF13-1288

Price: $195.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Clear Rhinestone Fur Clip - This is one of the few designs that Eisenberg actually patented - from 1942, #131,531. Even though it is 4" x 2", it somehow doesn't feel overwhelming. Various sizes of round stones, some of which are dentelles, that are prong set, and smaller pave rounds, make up the bulk of this design, with a row of channel set baguettes acting as a kind of "tie" for what appears to be a floral bouquet design. Other than a couple of the baguettes showing some very minor aging this is in excellent condition. Signed Eisenberg up under the clip mechanism in dot matrix, I believe the Original is there but it is very difficult to see because it is in a depression in the casting and the mark is very light. Also marked 20 in a circle, a stone setter's mark.

Item: SF13-1289

Price: $125.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Multi Jeweltone Rhinestone Christmas Tree Brooch - One of the better known Eisenberg trees, this was produced both earlier and later, with the later ones marked Eisenberg Ice. This one is one of the earlier ones, marked simply EISENBERG ©. Typical pyramid design with each colored stone at the center of a diamond shaped opening with clear stones at the top and hobnailed castings at the bottom. Goldtone, excellent condition, about 2 1/8" x 1 3/8". Shown in most of the Christmas tree books.

Item: SP13-1278

Price: $45.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Frosted Christmas Tree Brooch Pin - For many tree collectors, this is a sought-after, must have. Goldtone setting, with clear rhinestones on the star and on the body of the tree. Frosted clear glass with a foiled back and open-back setting, marked EISENBERG with copyright symbol along bottom right frame edge. Some foil loss as seen in second picture, however it does not affect the appearance from the front (and I have never seen any of these pieces without at least this amount of foil loss.) Slight chip at bottom corner on each side, pictured is the larger of the two; this is also not noticeable from the front but priced accordingly. 2 1/4" x 1 5/8".

Item: SP13-1264

Price: $95.00 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Ice Multi Topaz/Hyacinth/Clear Rhinestone Brooch and Earrings - Set in goldtone, these pieces use golden and smokey topaz, hyacinth and clear stones in rounds and marquise shapes, brooch also has a few pears. All pieces marked Eisenberg Ice with copyright symbol, excellent condition. Brooch is 2 3/4" x 1 3/4"; earrings are 1 3/8" x 3/4" at widest point. Beautiful color.

Item: SS5-1253

Price: $99.50 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Aqua and Clear Rhinestone Adjustable Choker Necklace - This is a bluer aqua than usual, halfway in between aqua and light sapphire. Center is done with marquises and rounds with the remaining done in all rounds. All stones prong set except for tiny clear pave. Silvertone, probably rhodium plated setting, keyhole clasp, adjustable to 16 1/4", 1" at widest point. Excellent condition.

Item: SN8-1251

Price: $145.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Smokey Topaz/Black Diamond Rhinestone Necklace - An unusual color combination, these stones are set in goldtone, with the design using marquise and rounds, accented with clear pave and usual clear rhinestone tale. All prong set except for pave, with usual keyhole clasp. Adjustable to 16", 1 3/4" at wide point (center front.) Excellent condition.

Item: SN9-1252

Price: $145.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Purple/Pink/Dk. Blue Dress Clip - This large clip sports the biggest colored rhinestone I have ever seen - a 25mm dentelle cut at top, with two more large purple ovals, and fancy cut rounded squares in clear and pink, with the bottom set with a large dark blue egg shape. 3" x 1 7/8", oxidized silvertone setting. Signed Eisenberg Original on usual dress clip finding. This piece is missing at least three prongs but the stones appear secure; most of the clears appear to be replacements. Very beautiful and heavy.

Item: SD11-1258

Price: $195.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Aqua/Rose Pink/Clear Rhinestone Dress Clip - One of the most beautiful of the (legitimate) EO dress clips, this uses 3 large and four small pink ovals, four pink marquises and 12 aqua ovals, with many clear rounds set in silvertone potmetal. At almost 4" x 2", it is huge and heavy. Usual signed dress clip finding. One aqua oval and one pink marquise show some aging, and a few of the clears are greying but all in all this is in exceptional condition for a 1930's piece with all original stones. One of the "holy grails" for an EO collector.

Item: SD12-1257

Price: $225.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Clear Rhinestone "Shield" Fur Clip - Huge and beautiful, this 3" x 2 3/4" sparkler features dentelle rounds, pears, ovals, octagons and bell shapes. Signed Eisenberg Original and stone setter's mark "D" in circle. I was unable to find a patent for this design but since this is not sterling I would date this to early 1942 or prior. Slight greying to the pears, the two small ovals are a little yellow but otherwise the piece is in excellent condition.

Item: SF12-1256

Price: $225.00US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Clear Rhinestone "Egg" Fur Clip - Marked Eisenberg Original and stonesetter's mark "20" in circle, with usual two-hole fur clip mechanism, this is 2 3/4" x 1 1/2" and in excellent original condition. Unusual to find all original pave work in such nice shape.

Item: SF12-1255

Price: $195.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Light Sapphire Blue and Clear Rhinestone Floral Brooch - Large dentelles in two different sizes are accented with pears and marquises, all in light blue, and clear rhinestones. Blue rhinestones are all prong set, rhodium plating. 2 1/4" x 1 5/8", signed Eisenberg in small block letters and stem has "551"? and possibly another number that wasn't well struck. Gorgeous stones, excellent condition. (The little orange square in the larger pear must be a reflection, it is not there in person.)

Item: SP12-1254

Price: $79.50 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Original Large Clear Rhinestone Fur Clip - Patented in February of 1942 ( one of the few designs that Eisenberg actually had patented, Pat. #132,449) this weighty piece sports eleven cushion-cut squares (rounded corners) and an angular border set with clear rounds, with 10 other small rounds sprinkled in for good measure! At slightly over 3" x 1 3/4", this piece is eye-catching and very sparkly. The top 3/4 of the piece is convex, making it much better looking than if they had made just a flat piece. Excellent condition - the fur clip will hold, but I would recommend that you attach it to heavy fabric (i.e. winter coat or winter suit jacket) and be sure to put the pinstems through the fabric both at top and bottom; a "stopper" on the end would be a good idea as well, simply due to the weight of the piece (50.4 grams). Very dynamic at the center of a plunging neckline, assuming the fabric is strong enough to support the weight. I'm sure you'll find many places to put this wonderful piece. Marked Eisenberg in dot matrix and Original in usual solid font. Clip mechanism is the kind F&K used on almost all Eisenberg fur clips.

Item: SF6-1221

Price: $159.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Clear Rhinestone Earrings with Pave Curliques- 1 1/4" x 1"; silvertone setting. A very large (almost 1/2" in diameter) dentelle is centered in the middle, with marquises and emerald cut stones around the perimeter and two pave set curliques. Clipback is marked Eisenberg. Excellent condition.

Item: SE5-1188

Price: $39.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Clear Rhinestone earrings with Pave Swirls - A center dentelle is surrounded by a row of marquises radiating in a floral motif. In between each marquise "petal" is a small octagonal stone. A pave set comes out from the center to the bottom of the earring. 1 1/4" x 1 1/8", silvertone setting, marked Eisenberg on the clipback. Excellent condition.

Item: SE5-1189

Price: $39.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Ice Clear Rhinestone Dog Collar/Choker Necklace - I have heard people say they only collect Eisenberg, not anything marked Eisenberg Ice. Well, they should see this! Huge headlight dentelles are space along the front, separated by marquises and small rhinestone set teardrop shapes that surmount the marquises. Tiny clears for accents. Side "chain" stones are also large dentelles, with typical clear rhinestone chain and adjustable keyhole clasp. Silvertone plating, probably rhodium. Adjustable to not quite 16 1/2". Beautiful condition, beautiful piece. Marked Eisenberg Ice and copyright symbol on clasp.

Item: SN5-1185

Price: $135.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Sterling Fur Clip "Spider" - I have seen this piece referred to as the "Arachnid", and also as a stylized floral, so whatever way you see it, this is a great piece! Center unfoiled stone is an unusual hexagon with slightly longer sides, unfoiled and prong set, with fancy faceting. Body of the piece is sterling in an open work design with some clear rhinestones that are paste set. F&K fur clip mechanism is marked sterling, old style Eisenberg font marked on the piece under the center stone. Fur clip tines have bottom guards. Nice, light patina. Excellent condition. One of the best of the old pieces. An identical piece went for slightly more money on Rubylane recently.

Item: SF5-1187

Price: $375.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Bow Pin - It is said that the clear rhinestones pieces were Eisenberg's "bread and butter" pieces - when you see this in person, you'll think dessert! Beautiful bow is centered with a prong set cushion octagon; each loop of the bow has a huge egg shape, a marquise, and two sizes of ovals, prong set, surrounded by paste set small rounds. Streamers have two sizes of marquises, a large pear, all prong set, and more paste set rounds. Heavy and substantial, marked Eisenberg Original in usual font, stonesetter's circle has a tiny 3. Potmetal setting, small clears are greying slightly as would be expected in any legitimate piece. Large stones have little, if any, of the usual back spotting. Possible teensy chip under one prong on one of the egg shaped stones, otherwise, wonderful, almost pristine vintage condition. 2 1/4" x 1 3/4". This would look wonderful on black velvet (or even just when you are sipping Black Velvet)....

Item: SP5-1186

Price: $225.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Ice Floral Brooch with Blue and Green Rhinestones - This was a design that the company stocked for quite a number of years, so it is difficult to tell exactly when it was produced, but I would guess it is a minimum of 20 years old. Beautiful, graceful design done with sapphire and emerald rhinestone marquises, emerald rhinestone baguettes and lots of clear rounds. Nice silvertone plating, signed on back Eisenberg Ice with copyright symbol. Original tag, pristine condition. 2 3/4" x 2 1/4". Out of my personal collection.

Item: SP6-1184

Price: $75.00 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Ice Classics Large Clear Rhinestone Bow Pin - Signed Eisenberg Ice in script, with copyright symbol, and the year 2000. Only the Classics pieces have legitimate script full name signatures, any other pieces with script signatures (other than capital E's) are repros. This was one of a number of designs put out by the company, based on original Eisenberg designs of a more distant past. This piece is done with shiny rhodium plate, all stones are paste set. Comes with original hang tag and original box, which shows a little wear along the edges but otherwise excellent shape. 3" x 2 3/4". Original asking price of $150.00. Excellent, unworn condition.

Item: SP6-1183

Price: $150.00 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Clear Rhinestone Necklace with Large Pendaloque Stone - This has everything for which Eisenberg was noted during the 1950's rolled up into one piece: great design, fancy cut stones, paved over-arching segments, and the typical keyhole clasp. A row of dentelles forms the basis for the pendaloque (fancy cut) pear at center front, with smaller pears angling off either side. Silvertone, probably rhodium plate is in excellent condition, as is the entire piece - very slight yellowing to some of the dentelles but this is not noticeable when worn. This extends to about 16 1/2", and is about 3/4" at wider points. Very beautiful and sparkly, this is the look that Marilyn Monroe made famous.

Item: SN9-1152

Price: $189.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Dark Blue and Clear Rhinestone Clip Earrings - Wowee! Pictures just don't do these justice. Huge 11 mm center dentelle cut round in deep sapphire is surrounded on the bottom by three 8mm dentelles, and accented with two sizes of Montana blue navettes and clear rhinestone rounds. Beautiful rhodium plating, about 1 1/4" x 1", these look as though they were never worn. About as close to mint condition as you'll find. I wish I had the matches!

Item: SE2-1125

Price: $52.50 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Original Clear Rhinestone Fur Clip - Because of their popularity, Eisenberg referred to these clear rhinestone fur clips and dress clips as their "bread and butter" pieces; some are definitely more striking than others, and this would be one of them. Beautiful symmetrical design is 2 1/2" x 2 1/8" at the widest point, with pear shaped stones surrounding a large oval that is accented by rounds, and surmounted by two egg-shaped stones and pave set scrolls. Back is signed Eisenberg Original, and in the circle is the number 22. Slight scratching on the back by the tips of the fur clip mechanism, as is characteristic of these pieces. The pears show uniform very light greying; the rest of the stones are very white, with little noticeable difference between the two. Perfect on a black velvet dress, and striking on any dark solid color.

Item: SF4-1122

Price: $125.00 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Script E Clear Rhinestone Brooch-Beautiful smaller brooch (1 3/4" x 1 1/4") with a huge 13mm center dentelle surrounded by marquises and pears. I see one prong missing, otherwise excellent condition. Just right for those with smaller taste or for using on a handbag or hat.

Item: SP5-1021

Price: $49.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Clear Rhinestone Bracelet - Beautiful piece using octagonal (emerald cut) and dentelle (fancy cut) rounds that alternate along what is basically a two line bracelet. All prong set, rhodium? plate with rhinestone set push in clasp and safety chain. Excellent condition, 7" x 9/16". Notice that though the signature strike is only partial, that this is the OLD Eisenberg mark, usually used for Eisenberg Original pieces.

Item: SB5-1027

Price: $145.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Smokey Topaz Briolette Earrings - Odd, rare pieces for Eisenberg, these use huge dark brown glass briolettes surrounded by a collar of prong set clear rhinestones. Goldtone setting, clip findings. 5/8" in diameter and almost 7/8" deep. I would love to see the matching pieces! Very good condition with some greying to the clear rhinestones.

Item: SE5-1023

Price: $34.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Ice Clear Rhinestone Bracelet - This lovely piece uses the hook clasp that you occasionally see on Eisenberg pieces of this era (see close of signature for pat. #). Three large marquises are spaced evenly along the piece, with two pave set wings flanking the center marquise. 6mm rounds (non-dentelle) make up the rest of the piece. 7" x 1/2", rhodium plate, safety chain. Excellent condition.

Item: SB5-1029

Price: $125.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Blush/Rose/Lavender/Clear Rhinestone Earrings - Knockout earrings in light (blush) pink, medium (rose) pink and lavender rounds, with clear rhinestone set swirls over the top. Center stone is a whopping 11mm. The blush stones and the pave work are chaton cut, the lavender and rose pink rhinestones are dentelle (fancy) cut, for extra sparkle. Clip mechanisms, heavy silvertone plating is probably rhodium. Slight darkening around the edges of the lavender stones, otherwise excellent condition. 7/8" x 1".

Item: SE1-979

Price: $59.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Riviere Demi Set in Roseline - Eisenberg liked to use unusual colors and color combinations in their 1950's-60's pieces, and here is a rare color for this company. Roseline is peach colored rhinestone, set in rhodium plate, and used exclusively in these pieces except for the standard clear stones in the necklace extension tail and the single square clear on the bracelet clasp. Necklace should extend to a maximum of 16 3/4", and has graduated rhinestones up to 11 mm at the center. Bracelet is a standard 7" with push-in clasp and safety chain and alternates 11mm and 8mm stones. Clip earrings are 1" x 3/4". Condition: plating is excellent, stones are very good with slight cloudiness on some of the stones but no backspotting. By far the most cloudy are the smaller rounds in the earrings (please see closeup picture) - I believe replacement stones in this color/size would be obtainable if you desired. Still very sparkly and undoubtedly Eisenberg, a wonderful set.

Item: SS11-965

Price: $199.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Cascading Clear Rhinestone Fur Clip - Much more interesting than some of the standard Eisenberg clear rhinestone clips, this uses round chatons, round dentelles, baguettes, a triangular cut and an octagonal cut. Signed Eisenberg Original and stone setters mark "N" in a circle. Excellent condition, with some of the prongset dentelles being replacements. Octagonal stone is starting to show aging. At 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", this is a great size, not too big and not too small. Very sparkly and a lovely abstract design.

Item: SF2-927

Price: $125.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Peridot and Clear Rhinestone Earrings - Script E earrings in lime green and clear, set in silvertone, rhodium plated. Larger green stones are prong set, the rest are paste set. Very good condition. About 3/4" in diameter. Less common color for this company.

Item: SE1-819

Price: $29.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Clear Rhinestone Dress Clip - While these clear clips were done in many different designs by the Eisenberg company, this clip is much less common because it is long and slim, making it perhaps more wearable for the collector than the more massive pieces. Surmounted by a huge oval clear, this pieces has paved streamers which descend to two large octagonal stones surrounded by marquises and oval stones. Very slight aging in the stones (top oval is very slightly yellow, and a few of the border stones show a little haziness, some of the pave has greyed) but the bottom center stones are in great shape, and overall I would consider this to be in very good condition. The clip has excellent tension. 3 1/8" x 1 1/4". Clip mechanism is marked Eisenberg Original, body of the piece backside has stone setter #4. Excellent weight, silvertone setting.

Item: SD1-816

Price: $125.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Baguette and Pave Swirl Earrings - Multi layered earrings use a less common shape for Eisenberg - large baguette clears are randomly stacked and topped with a pave set swirl. One large round at the bottom behind a baguette. Very slight haziness on a few of the top baguettes on the left earring, otherwise excellent condition. silvertone, rhodium plate, marked Eisenberg on the clip findings. 1" x 7/8", and almost 1/4" deep.

Item: SE1-821

Price: $49.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Sterling Fur Clip with Pink/Purple/Clear Stones - 24.3g weight, vermeil setting (goldwash over sterling). Lovely combination of purple and pink marquises, and a single purple dentelle in the center of a swirl of clear stones. Fur clip has excellent tension, and this design includes the clip "brackets" to prevent opening by accident. Marked Eisenberg Original, sterling, and (stone setter #)4. Vermeil is in very good shape, with only slight wear along the right hand edges which I think you can see in the picture. One pink marquise is slightly lighter pink than the others so it may be a replacement, but not by me! At 1 3/4" x 1 1/4", this is a smaller size, but extremely nice and very wearable.

Item: SF1-817

Price: $149.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Fur Clip with Oval Stones - This is one of the most loved and sought after designs that Eisenberg did in their "Original" line. Two sizes of oval stones are prong set with heavy cast prongs, and the rest of the piece has clear paste set round rhinestones. Back side is signed; circle for setter's mark is there but apparently they did not strike the setter's number/letter hard enough for it to be seen. The tips of the prongs of the clip mechanism have left marks on the metal, which is typical for these pieces. Very large, 3 1/4" x 2" and heavy. This has been restored to its original sparkle by the replacement of the oval stones, no small feat. One prong was gone when I purchased this. Incredibly sparkly and wonderful weighty feel, this will command attention wherever it is worn.

Item: SF6-772

Price: $195.00 US

Sorry, SOLD!

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Description: Eisenberg Light Sapphire Blue Rhinestone Fringe Necklace - Done in all light blue dentelle rhinestones (except for tail) this 1950's piece is an example of the fabulous stones that Eisenberg used in this time period. Adjustable key-hole clasp, signed Eisenberg, this will fit up to a 16+" neck. Silvertone plating, all stones prong set. Excellent condition. Largest stones are 7/16" in diameter.

Item: SN6-683

Price: $129.50 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Pair of Floral Brooches in Emerald/Clear Rhinestone - Eisenberg Original pieces are most often dress or fur clips; brooches are more unusual and a pair, particularly in colored stones and fairly sizeable ( almost 3" x 1 3/4") are quite rare. These are in excellent condition and the only thing that prevents these from being in "mint" condition is that the oval clears have uniformly greyed with time. If you like a "brand new" look I suppose those could be replaced, but I personally do not feel that these detract in any way. The plating has a slight coppery tinge, which I am assuming is either patina or an intentional "rose gold" type look that was popular when these would have been produced.

Item: SS1-659

Price: $325.00/pr. US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Fur Clip with Square Octagon Stones - All clear rhinestone fur clip with clear pave and rectangular (square octagon) cut stones in two different sizes, plus a huge dentelle (fancy cut round) on the upper righthand side. 3" x 1 3/4" at widest point. Signed Eisenberg Original and 2 in a circle (stonesetter's mark). Two of the largest rectangular stones have slight spotting/darkening, and channel set emerald cuts don't have as much sparkle as the other stones, but otherwise this is in excellent vintage condition. Volute type design indicates a late 1930's-early 1940's piece.

Item: SF6-631

Price: $160.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Floral Wreath Brooch - Done in all clear rhinestones, this uses large dentelle cut rounds alternating with pear shaped rhinestones, with a paved crescent moon shape over one side of the rounds that is topped with pave set petals. Heavy rhodium plate, excellent vintage condition. Very feminine feel, somehow this almost reminds me of fireworks. About 2 1/4" in diameter including the petals. Very nice piece.

Item: SP7-636

Price: $72.50 US

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Description: Rare Eisenberg Original Pair of Fur Clips - While Eisenberg made many spectacular dress and fur clips, they rarely made pairs of clips or did duettes. I am not certain whether these are duettes without a frame, or simply a set of matching fur clips. Substantial in feel, these use double riveted construction and are quite three dimensional. The cornered pears have yellowed slightly but are not clouded or spotted except for very slightly cloudiness at the top of one stone. The pave work has darkened, but I would expect that on legitimate 70 year old plus pieces. 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" x about 5/8" deep, plating is in excellent condition and clips work well.

Item: SF1-613

Price: $225.00 US

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Description: Eisenberg Original Clear and Golden Topaz Rhinestone Fur Clip - Set in goldtone, this 2 1/4" x 1 3/4" fur clip is signed Eisenberg Original and the number 20. Clear stones have aged but still have a lot of sparkle and appear to be original. Colored stones, all ovals except for the second row from top which are rounds, are all prong set and in very good vintage condition, with small amounts of darkening around the edges of the ovals and a little speckling at the back of one. On back the fur clip points have scraped the metal which seems to be normal wear on almost all fur clips.

Item: SF2-158

Price: $295.00 US

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