Saturday, July 18

VINTAGE & RETRO EARRINGS 6

Vintage & Retro Earrings Page 6, 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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RETRO FROSTED LUCITE BEADED HOOP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-clear-frosted-lucite-goldtone-beaded-hoop-wire-earrings

Size: 44 x 49mm
Good condition with aging. There are some scuffs on the plastic frosted beads.

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RETRO GOLDTONE CHAIN LINK STYLE C-HOOP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-twist-chain-link-style-goldtone-C-hoop-pierced-earrings

Size: 29mm, 5mm width
Excellent condition. Plating still shiny, this is a chain link braided design hoop earrings.

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RETRO SILVERTONE RADIAL CRINKLE ROUND EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-silvertone-round-crinkled-earrings-1980s

Size: 33mm
Good condition with minor aging. Still shiny plating, plastic padding on the earring clutches have turned yellow. For pierced ears.

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RETRO HAMMERED GOLDTONE FOLDED TRIANGULAR EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-hammered-metal-goldtone-folded-triangle-pierced-earrings

Size: 30 x 23mm
Good condition, minor aging. Lightweight, for pierced ears.

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RETRO MONET DARK BLUE TRIANGULAR EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-monet-dark-blue-goldtone-enamel-triangle-pierced-earrings

Size: 23 x 11mm
Signed '©Monet', good condition with minor scuffs on the goldtone. Dark enamel on goldtone. For pierced ears.

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RETRO DARK PURPLE ENAMEL GOLDTONE NAVETTE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-dark-purple-goldtone-epoxy-enamel-oval-navette-clip-earrings

Size: 25 x 19mm
Good condition with aging on the goldtone (some darkening) and minor scuffs on the enamel. Clip earrings.

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RETRO BLUE TEARDROP ENAMEL DOORKNOCKER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-blue-goldtone-teardrop-doorknocker-hoop-pierced-earrings

Size: 34 x 18mm
Very good condition, for pierced ears. Minor aging on the back of one, nice quality. Epoxy/ enamel on goldtone. One of the plastic pads on the earring clutches have turned yellow, the other one remains clear.

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RETRO DARK BLUE EPOXY DOORKNOCKER HOOP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-dark-blue-epoxy-enamel-doorknocker-hoop-earrings

Size: 41 x 30mm
Fine - good condition, minor scuffs on the enamel. Pale goldtone colour at the back with wear and some aging (darkening). For pierced ears, weighs abit on the heavy side.

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RETRO NEWPRO AQUA OX-SILVER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-newpro-aqua-green-blue-ox-silvertone-tribal-style-round-earrings

Size: 21mm
Signed '©NEWPRO'. Good condition, aging on the piece (patina on the silver). For pierced ears. Enamel/ epoxy embellishings.

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RETRO MATTE GOLDTONE GREEN HINGED SHELL SHAPE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-matte-goldtone-green-enamel-doorknocker-chunky-clip-earrings

Size: 48 x 51mm
Fine condition with aging, scuffs on the matte gold and also on the green epoxy. The scratches on the epoxy are near the hinges because of the top portion slipping over the area when not worn. For pierced ears.

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RETRO BLACK CREAM PLASTIC TRIANGLE PAISLEY EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-black-cream-paisley-motif-triangle-clip-earrings

Size: 35 x 30mm
Fine condition with some scratches and cuffs on the front surface. Aging on the glue as well (turning dark yellow), and some minor rust spots on the clips. These clip earrings are still highly wearable.

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RETRO AVON 1987 'GLITTER SWIRL' ENAMEL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-cream-enamel-metal-wing-clip-earrings

Size: 28 x 22mm
Excellent condition, very gently used. Plating is still shiny. These are clip earrings with a layer of enamel, it has aging on the enamel. It is not signed but I have traced it back to an Avon design.

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VINTAGE CREAM GOLDTONE OPENWORK WING EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-cream-enamel-metal-wing-clip-earrings

Size: 39 x 24mm
Marked 'PAT. PEND', no maker's signature though. Good condition with aging, some chipping on the goldtone on the underside revealing a dark grey base. The fronts have a coat of paint work in cream, some parts have more goldtone (see photo), I am unsure if that is a result of wear or intentional. Clip earrings. 1950s.

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ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SILVER ROSE BUSH EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/antique-victorian-edwardian-silver-floral-rose-screw-back-earrings

Size: 21 x 21mm
Tests positive for a percentage of silver, no hallmarks, less than 925 sterling but a high percentage content. Very good condition with lots of patina for its age, screw-back clips, very nicely made. Victorian - Edwardian era, turn of the century piece.

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VINTAGE VAN DELL 12K GOLD-FILLED BLUE RHINESTONE FLOWER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-van-dell-12k-gold-filled-rose-goldtone-blue-rhinestone-floral-earrings


Size: 19mm
Signed 'Van Dell 1/20 12K G.F'. Good condition, with lots of aging on the back of the flower. The clips are gold-filled but the flower itself appears to be made of brass with a rose gold tint on the front. The back has patina and had some verdigris (green oxidation) occurring but they are mostly cleaned off. A blue rhinestone is prong-set in the center of the earring; minor scuffs on the petals. 1940s.

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VINTAGE CROWN TRIFARI BRUSHED FIVE PETAL FLOWER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1960s-crown-trifari-plumeria-flower-floral-silvertone-earrings

Size: 21 x 21mm
Signed 'TRIFARI©' with the crown. Very good condition with minor aging. Clip earrings with a brushed and polished silvertone petals. The plating is still shiny. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO STERLING SILVER KNOT WING EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1970s-1980s-sterling-silver-knot-style-clip-earrings

Size: 15 x 14mm
This piece is signed but I cannot read the signature (too tiny and on textured surface at the back), it is hallmarked 925 as well. Good condition with aging and some minor scuffs on the front. I did not polish this so it retains some patina which you may like to remove. Clip earrings.

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RETRO FLAT DOUBLE 3-KNOT OPENWORK EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-silvertone-knot-swirl-triangle-pierced-earrings

Size: 20mm
Very good condition, for pierced ears. Faint aging on the silvertone on one of the earrings, barely noticeable and minor scuffs.

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VINTAGE B.N. 1940s ORCHID PURPLE RHINESTONE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1940s-bugbee-and-niles-rose-goldtone-orchid-floral-rhinestone-earrings


Size: 24 x 30mm
Signed 'B.N.' (Bugbee & Niles Co.) Good condition, there is a small dark age spot on the left earring (left petal tip), and a few areas of light patina at the back. The hardware is in excellent condition; finely constructed with a warm coppery rosegoldtone colour & prong-set purple rhinestones. The top four petals consist of double layers: a matte lower layer and a polished border (top layer). The bottom petal is matte. The backs are all polished. Bugbee & Niles operated from 1896-1943 in Rhode Island, USA. 1940s.

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RETRO FAUX PEARL TEARDROP SCREW LEVER-BACK EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-faux-pearl-teardrop-goldtone-lever-back-screw-clip-earrings

Size: 16 x 12mm
Fine condition, a few scratches on the surface of the faux pearl. The back plating has some dark spots and the clips are lever-back screw clips. There is a patent number imprinted on the screw but it has wear on the plating and hard to read. I consider this still highly wearable as the goldtone is still shiny and the flaws are not seen when worn.

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VINTAGE SILVERTONE SMALL OPEN HEART EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1970s-1980s-silvertone-small-openwork-heart-pierced-earrings

Size: 16 x 9mm
Excellent condition, shiny grey-silvertone, possibly rhodium plated. 1970s-80s.

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VINTAGE MATTE GREY ENAMEL TWISTED ROD EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1970s-matte-silvertone-grey-aluminum-twist-rod-pierced-earrings

Size: 43 x 4mm
Very good condition, lightweight. Possibly aluminum with a grey coat. It has angled etches which gives the stripes.

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RETRO AVON 1982 BLUE FROSTED PETALS EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-avon-1982-blue-frosted-petals-lucite-goldtone-pierced-earrings

Size: 30 x 14mm
Good condition with aging, also wear on the goldplating of the top posts revealing silvertone. Still shiny though. The blue charms are a frosted plastic. Unsigned Avon although the clutches are not original to the earrings.

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VINTAGE BROWN MOONGLOW LUCITE BALL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-brown-shimmer-moonglow-lucite-ball-clip-earrings

Size: 13mm
Fine condition with lots of aging on the clips, they have turned quite dark. The plastic lucite balls have normal scuffs on them. 1950s.

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VINTAGE BEADED GENUINE FRESHWATER PEARLS CLUSTER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-1960s-genuine-freshwater-pearls-beaded-cluster-silvertone-clip-earrings

Size: abt 22mm
Good condition, aging on the silvertone clips, unevenness appearing on the plating. The freshwater pearls are genuine and securely beaded to form a tight cluster. They have an ivory colour. About 1950s-60s. (*consgnmt)

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VINTAGE 1928 Co. VERMILION CAMEO LADY DROP EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1970s-1980s-1928-co-orange-cameo-filigree-goldtone-pierced-earrings

Size: 46 x 14mm
Very good condition, just aging on the plastic pads on the earring clutches. This could be an unsigned piece by the company '1928', as the backs have swirl imprints. The cameos are plastic and are set on an antiqued-goldtone base. 1970s-80s (*consignmt)

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VINTAGE JAPAN BURNT ORANGE & RED CLUSTER EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-japan-orange-red-beaded-cluster-clip-earrings

Size: 22 x 25mm
Marked 'Japan'. Clip earrings. Very good condition, some aging on the brass filigree base, the beads are made of plastic and glass (red polygonal ones); minor scuffs on the center large bead. 1950s.

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VINTAGE BLACK RHINESTONE OX-BRASS FILIGREE PETAL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/vintage-1950s-1960s-black-glass-ox-brass-filigree-floral-clip-earrings

Size: 24mm
Good - very good condition, lots of aging with patina on the clips. No problems with hardware. Elegant design with a black faceted cabochon, either crystal/bohemian glass or similar pronged set on a 5-petal filigree. Very minor chip like a flea bite on one of the glass, not noticeable unless closely scrutinised. This originally had some verdigris (green oxidation) on the brass but I have cleaned them off. 1950-60s.

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RETRO RED SHELL SCROLL ENAMEL METAL EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-red-scroll-shell-motif-enamel-metal-pierced-earrings

Size: 26 x 25mm
Very good condition. For pierced ears, enamel metal earrings in gently used condition.

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RETRO FROSTED BLUE TWIST BEAD SILVERTONE EARRINGS
http://lemonkitscharms.com/shop/retro-1980s-frost-blue-beaded-twist-silvertone-clip-earrings

Size: 38 x 10mm
Good condition with aging on the bead caps. The clips do have plating wear revealing brass base, this cannot be seen when worn though. Plastic blue twist beads on silvertone.

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