Wednesday, June 18

VINTAGE & RETRO EARRINGS 1

Vintage & Retro Earrings Page 1, please click on the direct links to the webstore to purchase. Prices are listed in Singapore dollars. For currency conversion and more earrings, visit http://lemonkitscharms.com.

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VINTAGE 14K CARVED SHELL CAMEO EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-1960s-14k-white-gold-carved-shell-cameo-pierced-earrings

Size: 19 x 6mm
Marked '14K Opalite' on the earring clutches. Good - very good condition, some aging. Probably 14K white gold, untested. There is some reddish colour appearing near the tops. The cameos are made of carved shells.

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VINTAGE 1940s RED RHINESTONE FAUX PEARL FLOWER STALK EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1940s-red-rhinestone-faux-pearl-floral-goldtone-screw-back-clip-earrings


Size: 32 x 17mm
Fine condition, mostly due to the loss in plating revealing a grey-silvertone and lots of aging. Screw-back clips. The earrings' are worn with the stalks facing upwards and the red rhinestones facing downwards, lining along the ear lobes. One red rhinestone has been replaced with a similar vintage stone, and a few of the faux pearls have worn off their coats. 1930s-40s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN PINK GOLD BEAD CLUSTER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-japan-pink-gold-faux-pearl-cluster-beaded-clip-earrings

Size: 21mm
Marked 'Japan'. Fine - good condition with aging on the brass clips. The center gold bead is a gold-painted 'sugar-coated' bead; of which one of them has some of the gold rubbed off on the top. The other beads are also plastic. 1950s.

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VINTAGE YELLOW CATS-EYE BEADED CLUSTER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-yellow-glass-beaded-cluster-clip-earrings

Size: 31mm
Fine - good condition with scratches and some glue remnants surrounding the beads. Clip earrings. Glass beads with the cat's-eye effect, on top of a filigree silvertone base. 1950s.

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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER PLAIN C-LOOP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1970s-sterling-silver-plain-C-hoop-pierced-earrings

Size: 19mm, 6mm width
Tests positive for sterling silver, unmarked. Sterling silver earring clutches are new though. Plain silver hoops with patina, did not polish this. Good condition with aging. 1970s.

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VINTAGE BRASS SKY BLUE DOME EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-blue-enamel-large-dome-brass-clip-earrings

Size: 30 x 21mm
Good condition with aging. Minor scratches on the front paintwork. Back is brass. Chunky sized earrings. 1950s.

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VINTAGE PINK RHINESTONE RHOMBUS PALE GOLDTONE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-pink-rhinestone-square-rhombus-screw-back-clip-earrings

Size: 22mm across (16mm each side)
Good condition but please note the gold-plating has chipped off on some parts at the clips and abit of rub-of at the edges. Screw-back clips. Pale goldtone rhombus-shaped earrings with 5 pink rhinestones. 1950s.

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VINTAGE PALE GOLDTONE OPEN PEAR-SHAPE HOOP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1970s-small-goldtone-teardrop-hoop-pierced-earrings

Size: 42 x 16mm
Pale goldtone dainty hoop earrings. These are in good condition with minor aging and some wear on the goldtone of the hooks. 1970s.

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VINTAGE CORO SILVERTONE CLEAR RHINESTONE RIBBON EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-coro-1950s-silvertone-ribbon-bow-rhinestone-earrings


Size: 40 x 12mm
Signed 'Coro'. Very good condition with aging, (slight flea bites on the metal at the back). Clip earrings with clear rhinestones in a long ribbon bow design. The texture on the front is crosshatched. The clips are still tight. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE KRAMER GOLDTONE BEAD CLUSTER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-kramer-bead-cluster-goldtone-clip-earrings

Size: 28mm
Signed 'KRAMER'. Very good condition with minor aging. Some chips on the plating at the back edges. Nice quality and this pair weighs rather heavy. It has textured and plain goldtone beads in a cluster shape with lobed goldtone settings. Kramer is a New York based jewellery company founded in 1943 and ceased around 1979/80. They designed one line for Christian Dior in the fifties. 1950s.

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RETRO AVON 1981 'SPARKLING TOUCH' RHINESTONE EAR STUDS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-avon-1981-sparkling-touch-rhinestone-chain-2-piece-ear-studs-earrings-1980s

Size: 30 x 2mm
Signed '©Avon' on the clutches. These are clear rhinestones studs with additional dangling rhinestones attached to the clutches. Good condition, two rhinestones on one of the earring have clouding due to age.

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RETRO TEAL BLUE ENAMEL HEART EAR STUDS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-aqua-blue-enamel-metal-heart-ear-studs-earrings

Size: 15 x 14mm
Very good condition, minor scuffs on surface. Enamel metal studs in teal blue. Earring clutches are new.

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VINTAGE COPPER ENAMEL RED PALETTE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-red-copper-enamel-modernist-palette-screw-back-earrings

Size: 29 x 24mm
Fine - good condition with aging, powdered enamel in red and black with colourful speckles on a metal base. It used to be copper-plated but that has been attacked by verdigris and I had to remove it. Some pitting has occurred on the back surface as a result and under the copper-plating it is a grey-silvertone base with a brushed surface. Actually my third photo made it look alot worse than it is in person; it is very clean to wear now. On the front there is some dulling on the surface. Artisan-made from the 1950s. Modernist jewellery are pieces that are wearable pieces of art focusing on design and form.

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VINTAGE STRIPED CARNELIAN GEMSTONE DROP EARRINGS
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Size: 38 x 8mm
Fine-good condition. The carnelian gemstones are perfectly ok, the posts and caps do have wear on their plating and aging. There were green tarnishing previously but have been mostly removed. 1970s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL SHELL ROUND EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-japan-white-mop-mother-of-pearl-button-clip-earrings

Size: 22mm
Signed 'Japan'. Good condition with lots of aging on the brass clips. Flat round mother-of-pearl shells. 1950s.

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VINTAGE AVOCADO GREEN ROUND EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-avocado-green-button-screw-back-clip-earrings

Size: 22mm
Good condition. Screw-back earrings. Some aging on the glue on the back, plastic domes. 1950s.

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VINTAGE ANTQ-GOLDTONE SCROLLING DOORKNOCKER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-scroll-victorian-style-doorknocker-goldtone-screw-back-earrings


Size: 25 x 17mm
Good condition with wear on the goldtone, mostly at the area where the hinges are. Some minor aging and scuffs. Screw-back earrings. 1950s.

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VINTAGE WHITE LEAF ENAMEL FILIGREE EARRINGS
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Size: 40 x 19mm
Good condition, aging on the metal. Signs of a little bit of green rusting on the back but mostly removed. Pale goldtone colour with white enamel. Screw-back earrings, rather long as these will be worn at an angle. 1950s.

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VINTAGE AUSTRIA AB-RHINESTONE SPRAY EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-austria-ab-crystal-rhinestone-spray-clip-earrings


Size: 28 x 15mm
Marked 'AUSTRIA'. Good condition, but lots of aging (darkening) on the metal. Aurora-borealis crystal rhinestones are all prong-set. 1950s.

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VINTAGE PEACH CREAM BEAD CLUSTER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-peach-cream-lucite-beaded-cluster-clip-earrings

Size: 25 x 21mm
Fine-good condition with aging. Clip-on earrings, clips have aged. The beads are made of lucite, cream coloured which has aging and a shimmer moonglow lucite peach beads. 1950s.

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RETRO TRANSPARENT BLUE OVAL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-1990s-blue-transparent-oval-glass-pierced-earrings

Size: 19 x 13mm
Good condition, some scuffs on the blue clear plastic. 1980s-1990s.

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RETRO FUCHSIA PINK & CREAM TRIANGLE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-fuchsia-pink-cream-triangle-lucite-pierced-earrings

Size: 30 x 16mm
Good condition with surface scuffs and a bit of aging. The cream colour has darkened. Made of lucite. 1980s.

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VINTAGE RED MOONGLOW LUCITE SCREW-BACK EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-red-moonglow-lucite-round-button-earrings

Size: 16mm
Good condition. Red shimmering round moonglow plastic lucite on a screw-back earrings. Some aging on the metal. The actual colour is not as bright as in the photos, a bit more of a maroon-tone. 1950s.

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ANTIQUE ART DECO RHINESTONE PAVE CLIP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-antique-art-deco-1920s-1930s-rhinestone-pave-clip-earrings


Size: 18 x 9mm
Fine condition, lots of aging mostly the glue turning yellow and dulling rhinestones, and the metal have aging. No missing rhinestones however. Old pair of earrings from 1920s-30s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN BLUE & WHITE CLUSTER EARRINGS
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Size: 24 x 20mm
Marked 'Japan'. Fine-good condition. Clip-on earrings. Satin white faux pearls have scratches on their surface. Mostly plastic beads. Some aging on the beads too. 1950s.

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VINTAGE VERMILLION MARBLED BUTTON EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-vermillion-orange-marbling-lucite-button-earrings

Size: 28mm
Good condition, light scuffs on surface. Large clip-on earrings. Clips have patina on the metal. Lucite plastic with neon-vermillion & white marbling. 1950s.

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RETRO METALLIC AQUA GREEN CRINKLE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-metallic-aqua-green-crinkled-enamel-metal-pierced-earrings

Size: 17mm
Excellent condition, glossy metallic probably enamel, teal-green ear studs, the surface is gently crinkled. Silvertone earring posts, clutches are new.

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RETRO YELLOW POP CURL PLASTIC EAR STUDS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1970s-1980s-yellow-pop-curl-plastic-ear-studs-earrings

Size: 16 x 15mm
Very good condition with aging (discoloration on the plastic turning slightly reddish). Entirely made of plastic, including posts. The clutches are made of rubber and have turned yellow. 1970s/80s.

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VINTAGE BROWN FLOWER POWER METAL EARRINGS
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Size: 30mm
Very good condition, clip earrings. One minor chip on one of the petals. Enamel metal in a stacked pinwheel floral shape. 1960s.

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VINTAGE WHITETONE BLUE BELL FLOWER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-blue-lucite-tulip-floral-silvertone-clip-earrings

Size: 17 x 19mm
Whitetone earrings with a pearly blue plastic cabochon glued behind. Clip earrings. In good condition with aging, there is also some chipping of the plating on the clips revealing the brass base. Fronts are alright. The clips are adjusted loose so this is suitable for those with thick earlones. 1950s.

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RETRO PURPLE ENAMEL KETTLE STUDS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-purple-kettle-teapot-ear-studs-earrings

Size: 7mm
Excellent condition. Purple enamel metal old-fashioned kettle ear studs. Earring clutches are new.

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RETRO CHUNKY ROUND SILVERTONE BLACK GLASS EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-black-faceted-glass-silvertone-large-dome-round-earrings

Size: 39mm
Clip earrings with a glass black faceted cabochon set in silvertone. Fine condition, mostly because of the wear on the back (see photo). Front has scuffs and a few dull spots. This is a giant pair of chunky earrings.

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RETRO BLACK FOLDED TRIANGLE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-black-enamel-folded-triangle-pierced-earrings

Size: 26 x 25mm
Good condition, epoxy on goldtone. The design is raised and folded on the bottom. Minor scuffs on the front, minor aging on the backs. Earring clutches are new.

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VINTAGE COPPER OVERLAPPING CRESCENT EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-large-copper-double-knot-modernist-clip-earrings

Size: 28 x 36mm
Copper with an oxidised finishing, very good condition. Minor aging on the backs. There is a roped border and stippled surface on the fronts. Rather large and heavy pair of earrings. 1950s.

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VINTAGE FILIGREE PILLOW CLIP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1960s-filigree-round-pillow-clips-earrings

Size: 31 x 29mm, 13mm thick
Filigree hollow earrings. In good condition, wear on the plating revealing a silvertone. This is quite a chunky design in a donut shape. 1960s.

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VINTAGE MODERNIST ABSTRACT SCROLL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-goldtone-modernist-dangle-scroll-screw-back-earrings

Size: 33 x 20mm
Good condition, aging and minor wear. Screw-back earrings. 1950s.

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VINTAGE PEACH GLASS FLAME SHAPED EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-1950s-peach-pink-glass-flame-shape-goldtone-clip-earrings

Size: 37 x 18mm
Good condition with some wear and aging. Goldtone flame-shaped clip earrings, with a frosted peach coloured glass cabochon. The clips are situated at the bottom of the earrings and you wear it at an angle since it is a long design or nearer to your face. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO BLACK CAB GOLDTONE SYMBOLS EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-1990s-black-glass-cab-symbol-motifs-goldtone-ciip-earrings

Size: 29 x 20mm
Very good condition. Clip earrings. The black cabochon appear to be glass but they look like stones too. The goldtone settings are still shiny and has little symbols on them front and even on the backs.

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RETRO BLACK DROP ANTQ-SILVERTONE SCROLL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1970s-ox-silvertone-victorian-style-black-drop-earrings

Size: 30 x 10mm
Good condition, antiqued-silvertone earrings with black glass beads and a black chaton on the scroll design. Plastic pads on the earring clutches have turned a dark yellow but overall the earrings are in good condition. 1970s.

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VINTAGE 14K GOLD CARVED CAMEO EAR STUDS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-1960s-14K-yellow-gold-carved-shell-cameo-earrings-ear-studs

Size: 11 x 9mm
Marked '14K Opalite' on the earring clutches. These are carved shell cameos and are in excellent condition. Opalite probably refers to the product name, not the contemporary opalite glass. 14K yellow gold, the back is open-backed. Probably 1950s.

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RETRO FEATHERS DREAMCATCHER NATIVE AMERICAN STYLE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-grey-feathers-green-enamel-native-american-earrings

Size: 46 x 17mm
Very good condition although the plastic paddings on the earring clutches have turned yellow. Lightweight bluish-silvery earrings with feather charms and green epoxy; the surfaces are matte. This pair could be slightly newer till 1990s.

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RETRO AVON 1989 'COLOUR CONTRAST' TRIANGLE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-avon-1989-color-contrast-mod-triangle-pierced-earrings

Size: 26 x 28mm
Good condition, scuffs on both sides, some dulling on the fronts as well. For pieced ears, lightweight. Geometric pop design on black plastic; they are about the size of guitar picks. Unsigned 1980s Avon, earring clutches are not original.

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RETRO RED RHINESTONE STIRRUP-SHAPED EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1970s-1980s-stirrups-red-rhinestone-goldtone-earrings

Size: 26 x 13mm
Very good condition. Minor aging on the rhinestones. Stirrup-shaped goldtone earrings with a row of red rhinestones and a clear rhinestone on the bottom.

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VINTAGE UFO DISC GOLDTONE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1960s-goldtone-ufo-disc-button-clip-earrings

Size: 21mm
Good condition, though with scuffs and aging on the goldtone. Clip earrings, this is a simple but funky design of a half UFO shape. The center part is domed. About 1960s.

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VINTAGE AURORA-BOREALIS CRYSTAL BEADS EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1960s-1970s-ab-crystal-beaded-wire-earrings

Size: 42 x 12mm
Very good condition, minor scuffs and minor chippings on the crystal beads. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO ENAMEL METAL OVAL TEAL GREEN EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-crinkle-oval-teal-green-enamel-metal-earrings

Size: 24 x 15mm
Very good condition. For pierced ears. Minor scuffs on surface, a little wear on the metal at the back bottom of posts.

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RETRO ENAMEL METAL OVAL BLUE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-crinkle-oval-enamel-metal-blue-pierced-earrings

Size: 24 x 15mm
Very good condition. For pierced ears. Minor scuffs on surface, a little wear on the metal at the back bottom of posts.

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VINTAGE LATTICE PASTEL-COLOUR EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-pastel-lattice-enamel-metal-earrings


Size: 30 x 25mm
In good condition with aging and slight wear. There is also a discolouring smudge on the surface Screw-back earrings, these will fit those with longer earlobes, as the distance from the tip to the screws are far apart. They are worn slightly tilted on its sides. Also it seems that the screw-backs were replacements. 1950s.

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VINTAGE FLOWER POWER ORANGE YELLOW DAISY EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1960s-orange-daisy-flower-power-screw-back-earrings


Size: 25mm daisy, 37mm entire length
The daisies are made of metal. There is some chipping off the orange paint mostly on the tips of the petals but in overall good condition. 1960s.

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RETRO RED-BLUE-YELLOW EPOXY MARBLING EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-red-blue-yellow-marbled-epoxy-earrings

Size: 25mm
Good condition, minor scuffs and some wear. Love the texture & marbling design on this, the back is silver-tone. For pierced ears. 1980s.

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VINTAGE 1950s FUCHSIA PINK CLUSTER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-fuchsia-pink-beaded-cluster-earrings

Size: 22mm
Fine condition. Screw back earrings. Wear and aging on the beads, and on the metal clips as well. The matte looking beads have turned yellow on the edges. The crackle effect is part of the design, but it is not evenly distributed on the beads. The dark pink beads are ab-coloured. This is nested on a silvertone filigree. 1950s.

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VINTAGE BLUE FILIGREE CHANDELIER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-blue-filigree-dangling-chandelier-earrings-1970s

Size: 70 x 17mm
In good condition, there is aging on the earrings and some wear on one of the upper filigrees revealing some grey. Indigo blue and cobalt blue beads on a enameled metal filigree design. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE ENAMEL TULIP DOUBLE STENCIL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-purple-tulips-stencil-style-enamel-metal-earrings-1980s

Size: 57 x 14mm
Fine condition, metal enamel earrings. There is aging on the piece, the photo shows the back where there is some rust appearing too. The other earring has rust too but not as bad. Fronts are alright, the earrings come in 2 pieces with the back piece acting as a background of white. Probably 1970s-80s.

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VINTAGE DARK-AMBER FLOWER RHINESTONE EARRINGS
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Size: 14 x 35mm
In good condition with normal aging, clip-on earrings. Pretty cognac amber coloured cabochons fancied into florals. 1950s.

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RETRO OX-BRASS FILIGREE ROUND ROSE HOOP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-ox-brass-filigree-rose-hoop-earrings

Size: 59 x 34mm
Good condition. For pierced ears. Ox-brass large hoops with rose motifs and a filigree top. 1980s.

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RETRO WHITE-IVORY ENAMEL 2-PC EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-white-cream-geometric-enamel-metal-hoop-earrings

Size: 31 x 20mm
For pierced ears, this retro design comes in 2 pieces. Comes with the ivory triangle stud and the diamond-shaped white charm. Enamel metal in good condition, there are minor scratches off the paint.

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