Monday, July 11

VINTAGE & RETRO NECKLACES 4

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VINTAGE 50" METALTONE BAR LINKS CONNECTOR NECKLACE
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50)

Size: about 50" length, 2.5mm width
Good condition, though there is some aging on the metal (dulling). Long necklace with rod connector links. Spring ring clasp. 1970s.


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RETRO AVON 1980 'SILKEN WEAVE' NECKLACE
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)
Size: 17" length, 2.5mm beads
Signed '© AVon'. Good condition, some aging on the silvertone (dulling). Spring ring clasp.

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VINTAGE 1960s SARAH COVENTRY 'GOLDEN CASCADE' NECKLACE
Price: $25.00 (US$20.83)
Size: 15.75" length, 2mm each chain width
Signed 'SARAH COV'. Excellent condition, 8 lightweight aluminum chains in rose goldtone, fold-over clasp. 1950s-60s. Sarah Coventry also made this very popular design in silvertone, the goldtone is less common. The full set consists of a pair of earrings, and a 3rd single earring which was doubled as a pendant.

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RETRO 1983 AVON 'MAGIC CLOWN PENDANT' CHILDREN'S NECKLACE
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 78 x 28mm pendant
Unopened in package so in excellent condition. I think this is like a lariat, the cord string is attached to the clown's feet. The clown is made of plastic.


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VINTAGE TRIFARI RED RHINESTONE TEARDROP NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: slightly over 15.5" chain, 21 x 10mm pendant including bail
Chain has the Trifari logo tag. Excellent condition like never worn, though the clear crystal baguettes do have aging (some clouding within). The teardrop shaped rhinestone is a dark red faceted glass. I am guessing this may be part of a series of birthstone pendants released by Trifari, this appears to be a trend in the 70s & 80s. Garnet would be for the month of January. The chain is rhodium-plated. Spring ring clasp.


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RETRO GREY & CLEAR RHINESTONE PENDANT NECKLACE
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 17.5" chain, 23 x 13mm pendant
Excellent condition, appears to be rhodium-plated. The pendant consists of a light grey faceted glass jewel and clear rhinestones. It is open-backed. 


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VINTAGE SILVERTONE SWIRL FREESHAPE DANGLING NECKLACE
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 24.5" chain, 110 x 45mm pendant
Good - very good condition, there are some age spots on the dangles and left side of the pendant which has affected the plating. Rhodium-plated, lots of movement! Spring ring clasp. 1970s.


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VINTAGE AGATE SLAB BRASS LINKS NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)


Size: 21.75" length, 83 x 45mm pendant
Very good condition, patina on the brass chain. This is artisan made, a large slab of agate gemstone with a tiger eye cabochon glued on the front to conceal a natural hole in the agate. Hand-wired. 1970s.


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VINTAGE PORCELAIN SQUARES DOGWOOD FLOWER NECKLACE
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83) nett


Size: 17.25" max length adjustable, 20mm width
Good condition (or very fine condition), lots of aging on the goldtone, shows up as dulling, this occurs on the backs and fronts. Also some wear on the gold-plating on the chain and back. The square pieces appear to be made of porcelain with splatter effects in gold and yellow glaze. 1950s.


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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 1963 'FROSTED FEATHERS' NECKLACE
Price: $40.00 (US$33.33)


Size: 16.5" max length adjustable, 17mm height
Signed '©SARAH COV' and has the handmirror logo tag. Excellent condition, does not seem worn. The plating on the chain and main centerpiece is slightly different tone. The centerpiece has a silvertone texture with yellow goldtone base, and the chain is a slightly deeper goldtone. Lightweight piece. J-hook clasp


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VINTAGE CORO POLKA DOT ROLLED OVALS CHOKER NECKLACE

Price: S$48.00 (US$40.00) nett



Size: 14" - 16" adjustable length, 17mm width
Signed 'Coro' in script with Pegasus logo. Very good condition, slight wear on the front and clasp areas. Chunky design with a rolled metal design. The fronts have a polka dot with ribbed texture. 1950s.


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VINTAGE LISNER RED THERMOSET ARROW-SHAPED NECKLACE 

Price: S$48.00 (US$40.00)





Size: max 15.75" length, 16mm height
Signed '©LISNER'. Very good condition, minor wear on the top edges of the leaf details. The chain also has minor wear, most of the plating is good. Two shades of red thermoset shimmer lucite pieces. Pale yellow goldtone plating, the chain is a deeper goldtone colour. J-hook clasp. 1950s.


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VINTAGE RED CONFETTI LUCITE SILVERTONE CHOKER NECKLACE 
Price: S$48.00 (US$40.00) nett



Size: 12"- 15.5" adjustable length, 15mm height
Good- very good condition, normal wear and aging on the plating, the occurs on the underside and shows up as dull areas. Normal aging of glue and the end linked chain. The wine-red pieces are confetti lucite, with what appears to be shell chips sealed so it shimmers nicely! Hook clasp. 1950s.


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VINTAGE PALE PINK RECTANGULAR THERMOSET NECKLACE 
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00) nett 



Size: about 13-15.5" adjustable length, 18mm height
Fine condition, plating has some damage from wear, revealing a duller silvertone and an orange base. The chain has wear as well revealing a brass base, aging glue. Please view photos. This definitely still wearable if you like the shabby look! The necklace also includes pale pink plastic rectangular pieces. J-hook clasp. 1950s.


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VINTAGE CANDY PINK THERMOSET ROUND COIL ACCENT NECKLACE 
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67) 



Size: max 17.5" length, 21mm height
Fine - good condition with aging, the brass chain has patina. Glue has aged. The plating on the underside of the main centerpiece has some plating wear (uneven areas), the fronts are alright, it is a pale yellow goldtone. The plastic pieces are peach candy pink, much more vibrant than shown in the photos. J-hook clasp. 1950s.


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VINTAGE WEST GERMANY YELLOW & WHITE 3-STRAND NECKLACE
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)


Size: 14.75 - 15.75" adjustable length, 6 - 12mm beads
Marked 'WESTERN GERMANY'. Good condition with minor aging. Plastic faceted beads in ab-white and cream yellow. The ab coating on the white beads have flaked off some from age. Three strand necklace with J-hook clasp and extender. 1950s-60s.


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RETRO FROSTED CLEAR & PINK RUFFLE BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 22.75" length, 10 - 30mm beads
Very good condition, normal minor scuffs on the surface. Plastic frosted beads in clear and pink, graduating in size with scrunchie style spacer beads. Screw-barrel clasp. 1980s.


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VINTAGE INVERSE-CARVED LUCITE YELLOW ORCHID NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)


Size: 18" chain, 26 x 42mm pendant including bail
Fine-good condition with aging, note there are some scratches on the front, there are some nicks on the surface from being bumped around and is visible when viewed from a side angle, when viewed from the front it is not obvious. Bail has some wear revealing a copper/brass base, chain is not original to the pendant and has minor aging. Yellow orchid on a black base, this is inverse-carved plastic lucite which makes the flower look like it is floating within, from the 1950s.


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VINTAGE GRADUATING AB-CRYSTALS 18.5" NECKLACE (repaired)
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33) nett


Size: slightly under 18.5" length, 5 - 15mm beads
Fine condition but still very wearable, main problem are the dings & nicks here and there from bumping around (which is why they are going for less); and scratches on the ab-coats of the crystals, they are faceted (please see photos). They still make a sparkling statement though, I have rebeaded them on new cords with 2 new Swarovski bicones at the ends for easy clasping. Necklace weighs heavy as these are quality beads, also possibly Swarovski. Closes with a screw-barrel clasp.

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VINTAGE TWO-TONE BOX CHAINS MULTISTRAND NECKLACE
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)


Size: 24.5" length, 7mm width
Fine-good condition, the silvertone chains have darkened and are more metal-tone now. There is slight dulling on the surface. There are a total of 10 chains bunched together. 1970s-80s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE 7 BEADED BOX CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83) nett

Size: 17.5" length, 3.5 - 7mm beads
Good condition, some slight darkening of the box chain but still mostly shiny. The beads are fixed and don't move around. Spring ring clasp (this clasp needs to be slightly nudged to close it, the spring action is a little stiff). 1970s.

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VINTAGE CELEBRITY ALUMINUM MULTISTRAND NECKLACE
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)


Size: 15.75" length, 2.5mm each chain
Signed 'Celebrity ®' Clasp has aging (see last photo) and the plating has chipped off revealing the brass base. It is a foldover clasp. The chains are all in excellent condition, they are made of aluminum, 7 chains in total. 1960s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE MULTICHAIN CHOKER NECKLACE
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50) nett


Size: 15.25" length, 12mm width
Fine-good condition, there is wear on the clasp (see last photo) revealing a silvertone. The clasp is a pinch tongue type of clasp. The goldtone chains have some darkening but this is definitely still wearable. 24 chains in total, the length of this necklace is nonadjustable and choker length. Probably 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE ALUMINUM CONNECTOR BEAD TASSEL NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 26" length, 110 x 15mm tassel
Good - very good condition, there are some scuffs on the surface of the round beads, they are made of plastic with a gold-plating. The areas near the holes of the beads have darkened. This necklace is lightweight for its size, the chains are made of aluminum with a orangey-gold plating and the original aluminum silver on the topmost of the chain design. There is no clasp. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE LISNER SILVERTONE HAMMERED SCROLL DANGLES NECKLACE
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)


Size: 22 - 25" length adjustable, 103 x 52mm pendant
Signed '©LISNER', also with their signature tag. Excellent condition, very minor aging to the piece. Chunky sized, hammered surface design with three teardrop dangles. J-hook clasp and extender. 1960-70s.

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VINTAGE WHITE-GOLD STYLISED SHELL MOTIF NECKLACE
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.5o)


Size: 18" chain, 45 x 25mm pendant
Very good condition, the chain is not original to the pendant though vintage, it is a slightly deeper goldtone than the plating on the pendant and does not seem worn. Front of pendant is white, semi-openwork design with a golden swirl loop. 1970s.

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RETRO ANTQ-SILVERTONE SCROLL PUFFY HEART NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) nett

Size: 24" chain, 41 x 40mm pendant
Good condition, slight aging and wear on the surface. There are some scuffs on the topmost areas where it has bumped around. Pendant is made of plastic, with an antiqued-silvertone plating. It has scroll leafy motifs and is a puffy style, large sized. 1970s-80s.

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VINTAGE SILVERTONE TWENTY DOLLAR MEDALLION NECKLACE
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67) nett


Size: 24" chain, 36mm pendant
Good condition, aging on the pendant with some corrosion on the sides (see last photo). The borders are made of metal and the center appears to be etched metal sealed with a plastic top. Chain is not original to the pendant. The front and back design is different, it is a replica of a collectible twenty dollar coin issued. Probably 1970s.

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VINTAGE ORANGE PAINT SPLATTER BEADED NECKLACE (repaired)
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 24.25" length, 11mm beads
Very good condition, this has been restrung on new fireline cords, slight sag when held out by the clasps but not a problem since it doesn't occur when worn, aging on the end clasps and findings turning dark. The beads are made of plastic with a darker orange splatter effect. Probably 1960s-70s.

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RETRO ORANGE & BROWN DOUBLE CORDED BEAD NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$7.77)

Size: 45" length, 21mm beads
Very good condition, minor scuffs on beads. They are chunky with a marbling effect and is corded on two twisted cords in brown and rust-red. The beads are orange and reddish-brown.

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VINTAGE PALE GOLDTONE PANEL SCROLL CHAIN CHOKER NECKLACE
Price: S$25.00 (US$29.83)


Size: 14.75" max length, 17mm width
Good condition, some scuffs on the surface of the polished goldtone panels. Some wear on the fronts to reveal a silvertone but not too badly as the plating is a pale goldtone, this occurs on the panels' sides and top part which is polished. Each panel has striped textures across. Shorter choker style. J-hook clasp. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE RED & CLEAR GLASS FACETED BARREL BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$12.00
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Size: slightly over 17" length, 5mm width
Very good condition, there is a slight sag of about 3mm on the threads when worn, a little more when holding the necklace by the clasp. You cannot tell from the photos as the beads space out when laid flat. This isn't too major as to require rebeading. The beads are made of glass, the red beads are not identical, probably handcut, they have different facets and shapes but are mostly rectangular. Spaced by clear glass seed bead. Screw barrel clasp. Probably 1970s.

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VINTAGE WHITE TUBE BARREL SILVERTONE CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$15.00
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Size: 42" length, 8mm beads, 4mm chain width
Excellent condition, possibly rhodium plated. White tube beads with silvertone beads and twist chain. Lobster clasp. 1970s.

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VINTAGE TOPAZ-CLR HARLEQUIN GLASS INVERTED HEART TASSEL NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00
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Size: about 19" length, 90 x 39mm centerpiece
Very good condition, minor normal aging on the gold-plated chain, however please note there are signs of verdigris on the small scalloped setting holding the topaz-coloured harlequin glass (center part of the design), it now has a green tint on both sides. This is the only issue with the necklace. The plating on the rest of the necklace are mostly shiny and doesn't seem to have been worn much. The design features orange topaz and smokey topaz coloured rhinestones with a soldered tassel. Foldover clasp. 1960s.

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VINTAGE CAPRI MULTICHAIN & GOLDTONE BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$25.00
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Size: 25" length, 4mm beads, 17mm clasp
Signed 'Capri' on a tag. Very good - excellent condition with just a hint of aging on the clasp, very slight wear to the plating on the chains. The pretty box clasp features a swirly design. The beads are corrugated and there are a total of 4 chains on the design. 1950s-60s. Capri Jewelry Inc., based in New York 5th Ave, operated from 1952-1977.

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VINTAGE HONG KONG DOUBLE STRAND PINK NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00
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Size: 21.5" shorter strand, 8 - 17mm beads
Marked 'HONG KONG'. Very good condition, minor aging, near the holes of the beads and the cords have turned yellowish. The beads are made of pink plastic, has a mottled white appearance. Box clasp with a matching design. 1950s-60s.

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