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Elegant French Designer Beaded Evening Handbags
Vintage Hand Made Beaded Purses, ca. 1900 - 1950's

Designers and Gift Shops: Allman, Bergdorf Goodman, Birks, Capion, Caprice Opera, Caron, Carry,
Charbet, Chunn, Cerny, Delill, Dofan, Ed B Robinson, Freddy, French Bag Shop, Hobé, Jette,
Jolles Originals, Jorelle, Josef, Magid, Morabito, Odette, Sagil, Sax Fifth Avenue, Walborg,
 Embellishments: Champlevé Enameling, Cloisonné, Jewels, Pearls, Porcelain, Rhinestones
Petit Point, Beauvais Tambour Needlework and Hand Embroidery

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Josef 1930 1940 beaded evening purse elegant handbag 

Josef Elegant French Designer Heavily Beaded Evening Handbag

Intricately hand beaded in France during the 1930 - 1940 era,
all over floral pattern is heaping in dimensional beadwork,
radiant gold background offers dynamic contrast and depth,
micro beaded flowers in pinks, subtle blues and soft white tones,
amazing workmanship, all in excellent, clean undamaged condition,
crowned with an all over bronzy gold French steel beaded frame,
interior satin lining, pocket, designer label, slightly used, not abused,
incredible, well kept, no significant flaws, stains, snags, wears or losses,
click on the photo for more pictures and delightful details

Item  2-1220 A         This item is sold, sorry no longer available         Place Order via Email

Vintage Josef gold beaded evening handbag on a Hobe jeweled frame 

French Designer Josef Beaded Purse with Rare Hobe Jeweled Frame

Hand beaded in France for Josef, covered in tiny gold glass beads,
this 1930 - 1950 elegant evening handbag was crowned with a rare and
exquisite gold jeweled frame from the famed Hobé jewelry company,
renowned for creating the very finest and unmatched in quality,
very few of these frames were produced so they are quite elusive,
this purse is in excellent condition and has been professionally cleaned,
no bead loss, no snags, wee to no signs of age, little signs of usage,
delicate chain handle, original interior satin lining with multi pockets,
a must consider purse, click on the photo for more wonderful details

Item  1-318 C                $2895.00    Now $1795.00         Place Order via Email

French beaded intricately embroidered enameled evening purse 

Intricately Embroidered and Beaded Evening Purse Made in France

Although unmarked, there is no denying it's French origins,
hand beaded and embroidered as only the French masters did,
one of the more complicated patterns I have seen in awhile,
stunning chain link enameled, beaded  and faux pearl frame,
professionally cleaned throughout and totally refreshed,
original antique ivory satin lining shows usage but no wears,
truly lovely maintained condition, no bead loss or damages,
please click on the photo for more details and lovely pictures.

Item  5-429 C           This item is sold, sorry no longer available         Place Order via Email

Vintage French heavily pastel beaded evening purse ca. 1920 - 1930 

Amazing Hand Beaded Purse Made in France ca. 1920 - 1930

You'll appreciate this intricately beaded evening handbag
with a wealth of heaping and layered pastel glass beadwork,
these are the earlier micro beads used on the older evening bags,
sensational depth of cozy pastel colors and gold metal beading,
embossed frame with enameling, pearls and scalloped beadwork,
professionally cleaned and refreshed throughout, it's lovely,
respectable but used interior ivory satin lining with pocket,
in well kept condition, just wee signs of age, no bead loss,
no apologies on this one, click on the photo for more pictures.

Item  4-1215 A      This item is sold, sorry no longer available        Place Order via Email

Vintage 1930 Charbet French beaded evening purse 

Interesting and Elegant 1930 - 1940 Charbet Beaded Evening Purse

This intricately beaded evening bag was made by hand in France by
Charbet, a company that knew how to create exquisite purses,
elaborate paisley pattern with soft pastels and contrasting accents,
decorated frame has beading and faux Mother-of-pearl painted disc,
interior lined in nearly white satin with pocket and designer label,
professionally cleaned and restored to extremely good condition
amazing workmanship, click the photo for more details and pictures.

Item  9-1130 A             This item is sold, sorry no longer available          Place Order via Email


 Vintage 1930 French designer Josef white beaded and Tambour embroidered evening purse in the puffy style 

Unusual Little French Designer Beaded Embroidered Evening Bag by Josef

Hand made in France in the unique and rare puffy styled shape, ca. 1930,
from the highly esteemed and renowned French designer Josef,
soft white tiny glass beads infused with delicate Tambour embroidery,
Point de Beauvais hand stitching, all compete and intact with no fading,
gold tone metal framing and kissing clasp is tipped in ruby rhinestones,
interior off white satin lining with pocket and label, professionally cleaned,
lining and metal show small signs of aging, well cared for in great condition, 
exquisite, intricate detailed workmanship and superb coloring throughout,
please click the photo to learn more about this unusual one-of-a-kind.

Item  0-128 C               I'm sorry, this purse is now sold        Place Order via Email

French Odette beaded figural purse Trapunto embroidery 

Delightfully Unique French Embroidered Purse With Enameled Frame

Hand beaded and embroidered by designer Odette of Paris, France,
created during the 1930 - 1940's era of ultra fine evening handbags,
blended forms of embroidery with rarely seen Trapunto embossing,
heavily beaded and enameled frame, all heaping with colorful dimension,
original clean bright ivory satin lining with dual pockets and lipstick slot,
professionally cleaned and refreshed, wee signs of usage, no wears or tears,
a true one-of-a-kind, a splendid and exciting French purse, one to consider,
please look further by clicking the photo for more fabulous details.

Item  5-526 C         This item is sold, sorry no longer available          Place Order via Email

Spritzer and Furhmann elegant vintage pastel glass beaded purse 

Elegant Beaded Purse Hand Made for Spritzer & Furhmann

From the 1940 era comes this adorable French evening purse
from the renowned specialty stores of Spritzer and Furhmann,
a very sparkly gleaming purse with cut and faceted glass beads,
has a coordinated beaded frame and lift up to open round clasp,
fabulous pastel color palette includes pink, blue and plum purple,
professionally cleaned to a fresh and desired condition,
this fun yet elegant purse would enhance any wardrobe,
excellent condition, click the photo for more pictures and details.

Item  5-619 A                 $325.00    Now $275.00          Place Order via Email

Vintage Josef coral embroidered ivory beaded evening purse rhinestone frame 

Stunning Designer Josef French Beaded and Embroidered Evening Purse

Outstanding soft ivory glass seed beads cover this elegant handbag,
made by hand in France for the foremost and respected designer Josef,
gorgeous array of Tambour embroidery in the Point de Beauvais stitch,
gold tone frame is enhance with a full row of large sparkling rhinestones,
lots of coral embroidery casts a coral pink tone to the ivory beads,
professionally and thoroughly cleaned, refreshed and ready to carry,
interior lined with ivory satin, single pocket with designer label,
excellent overall cared for condition, barely used, certainly not abused,
click the photo for more details and pictures about this stylish purse.

Item  2-1130 B              This item is sold, sorry no longer available          Place Order via Email

Charming Smaller French Designer Beaded Evening Purse, ca. 1930 - 1940

Sweet bright white vintage beaded handbag, hand made in France,
designed for Spritzer & Fuhrmann Ltd., the internationally recognized and
renowned upscale shops located in New York City and the Caribbean,
bright pastel Tambour Beauvais needlework is decorated on both sides,
off white satin interior with pocket has only small discolor, superb condition,
clean beadwork, wonderful, click the photo for more details and pictures.

Item  4-81 H             $235.00    Now $195.00      Place Order via Email

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