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Judith Leiber Gold & Multicolor Crystal Striped Purse
By Judith Leiber
Located in New York, NY
Product details: Gold, silver, red, and green hard frame crystal striped purse by Judith Leiber. Chain-link strap. Closure at front. 3.5" height, 4.25" length, 1.12" width. Condition...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Judith Leiber Pink Swarovski Crystal Minaudière Clutch Evening Bag Purse
By Judith Leiber
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A Judith Leiber pink minaudière evening purse entirely covered with pink Swarovski crystals. Features gold tone metal trim, a hinge-top opener/clasp and gold leather lined interior....
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Late 20th Century Evening Bags and Minaudières

JUDITH LEIBER c.1990's Pink Lizard Leather & Crystal Rhinestone Baguette Purse
By Judith Leiber
Located in Thiensville, WI
Judith Leiber c.1990's pink lizard leather and crystal rhinestone baguette. Pink lizard leather exterior with structured hard case sides. Single flat leather top handle. Silver-toned...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Crystal Tulip Minaudiere
By Judith Leiber
Located in Athens, GA
Judith Leiber Tulip Minaudiere filled with crystals by Swarovski. Stunning art bag with purple and multi-color crystals. Gold hardware. Can be worn as a clutch or a shoulder bag with...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

  • Judith Leiber Crystal Tulip Minaudiere
  • Judith Leiber Crystal Tulip Minaudiere
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H 3 in. D 3.5 in. L 5.5 in.
Judith Leiber Black Silk Clutch with Crystals
By Judith Leiber
Located in Alford, MA
Sleek rectangular black fabric clutch by Judith Leiber, the border ornamented with brushed silver metal and crystals. Magnetic clasp. Interior features attached mirror and side compa...
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Late 20th Century Clutches

Judith Leiber Gold Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Creations so breathtaking and creative are hard to find! This awe-inspiring Minaudiere clutch from Judith Leiber is just what you need to grab all the attention at those soirees and ...
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2010s Clutches

Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Rabbit Minaudiere
By Judith Leiber
Located in Carmel by the Sea, CA
Judith Leiber minaudiere features a floral pattern on a bunny rabbit metal frame encrusted in multicolored swarovski crystals and a top push-clasp closure. Optional chain handle and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Butterfly Crystal Minaudiere Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Judith Leiber accessories hold nothing back when it comes to creativity and vivid color. Encrusted in crystals and stones, Leiber’s work immortalizes the various motifs in an array o...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Lizard Crystal Sunglass Ccase
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Gorgeous Judith Leiber Lizard Crystal sunglass case in excellent condition. Metallic lizard leather exterior trimmed with silver hardware and clear crystals along front flap closure...
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2010s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Maroon Pearlized Box Clutch with Crystals
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
STUNNING Judith Leiber Maroon Pearlized Box Clutch with Crystals in excellent condition. Maroon pearlized box clutch with gunmetal hardware and crystals surrounding. Top lift closu...
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Early 2000s Clutches

Judith Leiber Leopard-Print Fine-Crystal Embellished Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in London, GB
Leopard-print hard box clutch with hand-placed fine crystal embellishment. Judith Leiber clutch has a gold frame and removable chain-link handle that can be hidden inside the bag, a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Judith Leiber Pink Alligator Box Clutch With Crystal Closure
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
FABULOUS JUDITH LEIBER pink alligator box clutch in excellent condition. Pink alligator exterior trimmed with silver hardware and a stunning clear swarovski crystal detail. Lift la...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Judith Leiber Crystal Jeweled Frog Minaudière c 1980s
By Judith Leiber
Located in University City, MO
Judith Leiber Endearing crystal jeweled minaudiere' evening bag c 1980s The beguiling frog is encrusted with elaborate tiny glittering diamante crystals. Adorned with green glass c...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Multicolor Swarovski Crystal Leather Minaudiere Box Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Judith Leiber has created this fashionable accessory using Swarovski crystal and textured leather. The blue box clutch opens to a leather interior that is secured by a silver-tone lo...
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2010s Clutches

Judith Leiber Silver Crystal Minaudiere - Circa 90's
By Judith Leiber
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Judith Leiber Silver Crystal Minaudiere - Circa 90's This beautiful and classic Leiber piece is a must have for any collector. The bag can be used as a clutch or with the hanging ch...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Vintage Judith Leiber Crystal Life Saver Minaudiere
By Judith Leiber
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Known for her tongue-in-cheek design perspective, Judith Leiber holds a special place in the history of modern accessory design. Though some may choose the word kitsch to describe Le...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Crystal Encrusted Monogram evening clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Judith Leiber crystal encrusted monogram evening clutch or shoulder bag. This beautiful bag in monogrammed LMJ, in crystal rhinestones set against black rhinestones. The bag frame is...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Gold Swarovski Crystal Sitting Duck Minaudiere
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Beautiful Judith Leiber sitting duck minaudiere in very good vintage condition. Gold sitting duck form with clear Swarovski crystal embellishments around the exterior. Side lifting ...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Vintage Swarovski Crystal Basket Evening Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
STUNNING Judith leiber Swarobvskli crystal basket evening bag in very good vintage condition. Worn by Rihanna at the 2018 Met Gala. Silver swarovski crystal exterior in unique baske...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Gold & Clear Swarovski Crystal Casket Minaudiere
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
BEAUTIFUL JUDITH LEIBER Swarovski crystal casket minaudiere in excellent vintage condition. Gold exterior trimmed with clear swarovski crystals in the signature "casket" style. Push...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Green Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Green Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag in excellent condition. Green swarovksi crystal exterior trimmed with silver hardware. Top button closure opens to a silv...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Style Pineapple Purse
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber style pineapple purse. Bling and more bling!
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Early 2000s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Crystal

  • Judith Leiber Style Pineapple Purse
  • Judith Leiber Style Pineapple Purse
  • Judith Leiber Style Pineapple Purse
  • Judith Leiber Style Pineapple Purse
H 8 in. W 5.75 in. D 3.5 in.
JUDITH LEIBER Ribbed Crystal Minaudiere Clutch Runway Ready New, Never used
By Judith Leiber
Located in Wallkill, NY
JUDITH LEIBER Silver Clutch. New, Old stock. Measuring 6-1/4 x 3-7/8. New With Tags Retail 2995.00. Please be sure to check our storefront for more fashion as we have both Vintage a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Judith Leiber Style Pumpkin Purse
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Style Pumpkin Purse, lot's of Glitz! Nice quality with leather interior.
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Early 2000s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Crystal, Brass

  • Judith Leiber Style Pumpkin Purse
  • Judith Leiber Style Pumpkin Purse
  • Judith Leiber Style Pumpkin Purse
  • Judith Leiber Style Pumpkin Purse
H 6 in. W 5.5 in. D 3.25 in.
Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Floral Minaudiere with Tassel Rope
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
GORGEOUS Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Floral Print Minaudiere with Tassel Rope in excellent condition. Multicolor floral print swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with a yellow go...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Gemstone Shell Minaudiere Evening Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Gemstone Shell Minaudiere Evening Bag in excellent vintage condition. Gold shell shape with clear swarovski crystals and tiny multicolor gemstone deta...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Rare Vintage Judith Leiber Crystal Chantelaine Minaudiere Production Sample
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Rare Vintage Judith Leiber Crystal Chantelaine Minaudiere in excellent condition. Gold coin purse shape body with black crystals along the top edge and silver, grey and black along t...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Gold Swarovski Crystal Evening Bag Minaudiere Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Gold Swarovski Crystal Evening Bag Minaudiere Clutch in excellent condition. Gold swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with a top button closure that opens to a gold lea...
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2010s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Vintage Black Alligator Crystal Strap Evening Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Vintage Black Alligator Crystal Strap Evening Bag in excellent condition. measurements: 6.25"x4x3.5" 7" handle
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere with Semi-Precious Stones
By Judith Leiber
Located in Carmel by the Sea, CA
Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere -- featured is a beautiful Judith Leiber minaudiere encrusted with swarovski crystals and semi-precious stones on a gold-tone metal frame w...
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Late 20th Century Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Black Swarovski Crystal Ball Minaudiere Evening Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
RARE Judith Leiber Black crystal sphere minaudiere shoulder bag in excellent vintage condition. Black Swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with gold edges and clear crystals along top...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Black Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
BEAUTIFUL Judith Leiber Black Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Black swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with gold hardware and pearl top push b...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Vintage Silk Crystals Flap 2-Way Clutch Shoulder Tassel Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
The ultimate in handbag making luxury craftsmanship. The Iconic House of Judith Leiber always provides us with timeless and classic pieces. This beautiful bag takes timeless creation...
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1990s Shoulder Bags

Judith Leiber Style Jeweled Heart Purse
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Bling Bling! Judith Leiber style jeweled heart shaped purse. Nice quality with leather interior.
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Early 2000s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Crystal, Brass

Dazzling Judith Leiber Crystal Minaudiere Evening Clutch With Honeycomb Design
By Judith Leiber
Located in Tustin, CA
Meet a clutch with real icon status! This timeless and elegant hand made couture designer Judith Leiber rectangular shaped honeycomb pattern minaudiere evening bag or clutch has roun...
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Early 2000s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Gold with White Crystal Box Minaudière Evening Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Elegant Judith Leiber minaudière looks like a gift box or pillow with a Swarovski crystal ribbon. The bag features a press crystal lock closure with golden hardware, The shoulder s...
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Late 20th Century Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Iridescent Swarovski Crystal Gold Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
SPECTACULAR Judith Leiber Iridescent Swarovski Crystal Gold Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Aurora Borealis or Iridescent Swarovski crystal exterior trimmed wit...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Poodle Box Minaudiere Evening Bag Wristlet
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Adorable Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Poodle Box Minaudiere Evening Bag Wristlet in excellent condition. Black, clear, pink, blue and grey Swarovksi crystal with pearl accents th...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Black Silk Swarovski Crystal Top Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Black Silk Swarovski Crystal Top Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Black silk exterior trimmed with top gold hardware and clear swarovski crystals. Lift latch ...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Exquisite Crystal Encrusted Figural Woman Minaudière circa 1980s
By Judith Leiber
Located in University City, MO
Judith Leiber Exquisite crystal encrusted figural woman minaudiere' The opulent gilt metal figural evening bag is designed with an elegant woman's head. Encrusted with contiguous row...
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Late 20th Century Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Clear Swarovski Crystal Cat Minaudiere with Gold Bow
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
ADORABLE Vintage Judith Leiber cat minaudiere in excellent condition. Clear Swarovski crystal body with a gold crystal bow tie at neck. Silver leather exterior base. Button closure o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Clear Swarovski Crystal Mini Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Adorable Judith Leiber Clear Swarovski Crystal Mini Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Clear swarovski crystal minaudiere exterior trimmed with gold hardware and ...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Vintage Roman Soldier Cameo Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
BEAUTIFUL Vintage Judith Leiber Swarovski crystal minaudiere clutch in very good condition. Silver and gray swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with silver hardware and front gray rom...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Red Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch Holiday Runway
By Judith Leiber
Located in Wallkill, NY
Stunning Clear and Red Swarovski Crystal on this magnificent Judith Leiber Clutch. A must-have for the upcoming holiday season, as well as any black tie event. Runway ready! Gold lea...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber silver satin & Swarovski crystal two tier minaudiere evening bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Judith Leiber silver satin & Swarovski crystal two tier minaudiere evening bag... Silver grey satin upper frame bag with silver set with crystal rhinestones in the clasp, the lower ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Silver Metal and Crystal Floral Oblong Minaudière Evening Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Elegant Judith Leiber silver metal and crystal oblong evening bag clutch featuring a scrolling foliage flower design on a silver - toned metal bag. The hardware is silver. It has a...
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Late 20th Century Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Vintage Box Clear Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
BEAUTIFUL Vintage Judith Leiber Swarovski crystal box minaudiere in excellent condition. Gold box form with clear Swarovski crystals surrounding the exterior. Gold padded leather e...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Vintage Silver and Gray Swarovski Crystal Sitting Duck Minaudiere
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
GORGEOUS JUDITH LEIBER swarovski crystal sitting duck minaudiere in excellent vintage condition. Gray and silver swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with silver hardware. Lifting styl...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Clear Swarovski Crystal Flower Top Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
TIMELESS Judith Leiber Clear Swarovski Crystal Flower Top Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Clear Swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with gold hardware and a crys...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Multicolor Swarovski Crystal Top Flap Box Minaudiere Evening Bag
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Multicolor Swarovski Crystal Top Flap Box Minaudiere Evening Bag in excellent condition. Multicolor checkered print Swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with gold hardwar...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Blue and Purple Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Beautiful Judith Leiber Blue and Purple Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Blue and purple crystal exterior trimmed with silver hardware and a to...
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Early 2000s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Oval Bow Trim Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
BEAUTIFUL Judith Leiber Swarovski Crystal Oval Bow Trim Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Clear Swarovski crystal exterior in an oval shape surrounded by crystal ...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Dark Red Satin Silk and Swarovski Crystal Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
GORGEOUS Judith Leiber vintage satin and swarovski crystal evening bag clutch in excellent condition. Dark red pinched textured style satin silk exterior trimmed with gold and silve...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber White Crystal Gold Disco Ball Minaudières Evening Bag with Tassel
By Judith Leiber
Located in Miami Beach, FL
RARE Judith Leiber white crystal sphere minaudières shoulder bag in excellent vintage condition. White Swarovski crystal exterior trimmed with gold edges and clear crystals along top...
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Late 20th Century Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Black and Silver Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch
By Judith Leiber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Black and Silver Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere Evening Bag Clutch in excellent condition. Silver box body clutch with black swarovski crystal squiggly line design throu...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

JUDITH LEIBER Black Crystal Embellished Chain Handle Minaudiere Box Clutch NWT
By Judith Leiber
Located in Thiensville, WI
DESCRIPTION: JUDITH LEIBER Black Crystal Embellished Chain Handle Minaudiere Box Clutch NWT Estimated Retail: $1,595 Brand / Manufacturer: Judith Leiber Collection: Designer: M...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Gold Filigree Swarovski Crystal Box Minaudiere evening bag clutch
By Judith Lieber
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Stunning Judith Leiber Vintage gold box minaudiere in very good vintage condition. Gold structured box exterior trimmed with clear swarovski crystals and an attached gold chain shou...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Plaid Crystal Minaudiere Bag
Located in London, GB
This full bead minaudiere is desgined in a rounded rectangular shape and made of Austrian crystals with gold hardware and trim and push lock clasp. Chain shoulder strap may be tucked...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

  • Judith Leiber Plaid Crystal Minaudiere Bag
  • Judith Leiber Plaid Crystal Minaudiere Bag
  • Judith Leiber Plaid Crystal Minaudiere Bag
  • Judith Leiber Plaid Crystal Minaudiere Bag
H 3.94 in. W 5.91 in. D 0.99 in.
Judith Leiber Gold Clear Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Gold Clear Swarovski Crystal Minaudiere in excellent condition. Gold metal exterior trimmed with clear swarovski crystals. Top button closure opens to a gold leather in...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Judith Leiber Vintage Olive Silk Swarovski Crystal Evening Bag
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Judith Leiber Vintage Olive Silk Swarovski Crystal Evening Bag in excellent condition. Olive silk exterior trimmed with black silk and gold and grey swarovski crystals. Top button cl...
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1980s Evening Bags and Minaudières

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Judith Leiber Crystal Purse For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the vintage or contemporary judith leiber crystal purse you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Our collection includes a variety of colors, spanning Black, Brown, Beige and more. You’re likely to find the perfect judith leiber crystal purse among the distinctive accessories we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 19th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 21st Century. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Judith Leiber Crystal Purse?

On average, a judith leiber crystal purse on 1stDibs sells for $1,469, while they’re typically $125 on the low end and $6,225 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Judith Leiber Biography and Important Works

When it comes to handbags, no designer can compete with Judith Leiber’s (1921–2018) ability to create magic using opulent crystals and wildly imaginative and playful shapes. The Hungarian-born designer made minaudières (small, decorative handbags, often without handles or a strap) in the form of crystal-covered swans, cupcakes, lipstick, wads of cash, teddy bears and other delightful objects. These dazzling objets d’art have been regularly seen in the hands of First Ladies, movie stars on the red carpet and even in the prestigious collections of institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Like many pathbreaking inventions in the history of design, Leiber’s minaudières were the result of a happy accident. In 1967, she began working on her first metal handbag. The piece in question was named the Chatelaine, and the design was a graceful drop-shaped purse in gold-tinted metal. But when the samples came in, Leiber saw that the bottom of the bag looked greenish and discolored as a result of the plating process. She had the ingenious idea of applying crystal rhinestones to the base to cover up the flaws. The dazzling bag was a huge success and would become her trademark.

Born Judith Peto in Budapest, Leiber overcame many hardships before her breakthrough. At the start of World War II, she was working at the Pessl handbag company in Budapest where she quickly climbed the ranks to become a master craftswoman. When the war escalated, she and her Jewish family were forced by the Nazis to live in a cellar of a ghetto, and several of her relatives were killed in concentration camps. “I designed handbags in my head to get through the misery,” she said. After the liberation of Budapest, she married Gerson “Gus” Leiber, an American GI, and moved to New York. In 1948, she began working for the fashion house Nettie Rosenstein. One of her first major pieces was the handbag embroidered with glittering rhinestones and pearls carried by Mamie Eisenhower at the 1953 inaugural ball. In 1963, she finally set up her own company.

Leiber’s whimsical designs embellished with Swarovski crystals and semiprecious stones defied traditional notions of luxury handbags. She also created striking clutches and bags with leather and fine textiles from around the world. In her 65-year career, she designed over 3,500 bags, which have been worn by First Ladies including Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush, pop icons like Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez and celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner (who collects Leiber’s handbags). In 2005, the Leiber Collection Museum opened in East Hampton, New York, as a permanent space to showcase her work. The minaudières remain coveted objects celebrated worldwide for their eclectic beauty and glamorous charm.

The value of a good handbag cannot be overstated — find a collection of vintage Judith Leiber handbags and other fashion accessories today on 1stDibs.

Judith Leiber Biography and Important Works

Furniture by Judith Leiber are available for sale on 1stDibs. These unique items are frequently made from animals' skin and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many choices in our Judith Leiber Furniture collection, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular. In-stock we have 1 vintage editions of these items, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. Many original furniture pieces by Judith Leiber were created in Europe during the 1980s in the Modern style. Judith Leiber Furniture prices may vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. Prices for these items start at $2,550 and top out at $2,550, while pieces like these can sell for $2,550 on average.