When Ilon Specht worked in advertising in NYC, she authored major ad campaigns, including "Because I’m Worth It" for L’Oréal. Over the years, to mitigate the stress of her high-powered job, she collected antiques for her residences. When she couldn’t decorate as fast as she could hunt and gather, she founded Hacienda, an Ojai, CA, antiques shop dedicated to the diversity of beauty, run by Martin Sierra and filled by Ilon. With this sale, she brings her collector’s eye to vintage jewelry and accessories, as gorgeous displayed on your dresser as on you.
Antique necklace of silver beads with clasp, approximately
100 beads.Iconic designer Tony Duquette is best known for his over-the-top theatrical sets, the grand fetes he staged, and for decorating jaw-dropping rooms. But he also created show-stopping jewelry. Made from sultry ...
Crafted of antiqued gold- and silver-plated pewter with
a leather cord, this stunning piece features a replica of a "piece of eight" coin found on La Consolación, a ship that sank off the coast of Peru in 1829.
The pendant is built around a certified 8
reales cob coin from da Gama's Royal Treasure, which was discovered in a shipwreck off the coast of Tanzania by the Discovery Channel deep-sea vessel the Odyssey. This pure silver coin from ...