Tuesday, January 3

VINTAGE & RETRO EARRINGS 20

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Colours may differ on computer screens. Please note that vintage & retro earrings may not have their original earring clutches. Vintage/ retro earrings without original cards are cleaned with alcohol.

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VINTAGE MILK GLASS MARQUISE BLACKTONE EARRINGS

Size: 41 x 32mm
Good condition, normal aging on glass, glue and metal. The white opaque glass are set on blacktone. There are 2 fabric pads glued on the back by the previous owner, one of the glass ball on the front is replaced. Large design, rather heavy. 1960s.

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VINTAGE BLUE ORCHID INVERSE-CARVED LUCITE EARRINGS

Size: 18mm
Very good condition, there are normal scuffs on the surface of the plastic. These are beautiful inverse-carved orchids then painted a deep blue so it appears to float within. Screw-back clips. 1950s.

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VINTAGE CORO SILVERTONE BLUE BURST SWIRL EARRINGS

Size: 26mm
Signed '© Coro', fine-good condition with aging on the silvertone, rhinestones and glue. There are 2 shades of blue rhinestones used in the design. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER TRIPLE LEAF PINWHEEL EARRINGS

Size: 25 x 24mm
Marked 'STERLING'. Very good condition, normal minor scuffs on the surface, slight aging. Did not polish this. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE NAPIER ORIENTAL CHINESE CHARACTERS EARRINGS


Size: 87 x 29mm
Signed 'NAPIER'. Fine condition, lots of aging on the metal, tarnishing on the silver-plate (not evenly patina-ed I did not polish this). Also one side of one earring is slightly dinged inwards (see photo 3), however this is facing towards the back. Very large, weighs a bit on the heavy side, this pair is one of the most recognisable designs by Napier. The words mean something like 'world intersection'. They also made this in goldtone. 1960s.

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VINTAGE VERTICAL RIBBON GOLDTONE DARK GREEN EARRINGS

Size: 36 x 12mm
Good condition, however there is just that one chip on the plating on one earring at the front, otherwise no other issues as you can see the backs are nice. Shiny yellow goldtone with green moonglow lucite balls and green rhinestones. 1950s.

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VINTAGE NATIVE AMERICAN TORTOISE DANGLING EARRINGS

Size: 26 x 11mm
Very good - excellent condition. The photo shows that it is dull on the right piece but this does not occur on the actual item. 1970s.

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RETRO BROWN TEAL ENAMEL PAISLEY EARRINGS

Size: 51 x 32mm
Good condition, a plating chip on the back of one, the other one has slight wear. Very large sized, the front consists of enamel on yellow goldtone.

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RETRO RHOMBUS GOLD BLACK MARBLING EPOXY EARRINGS

Size: 41 x 51mm
Signed, it looks like 'NP©'. Very good condition, plating still shiny, though there is aging spots on the back of one. Chunky sized but lightweight, black epoxy with golden marbling. Clip earrings.

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RETRO MATTE GOLDTONE STRIPED CONVEX EARRINGS

Size: 18 x 21mm
Very good condition, matte goldtone with a striped texture. Clip earrings still tight like never worn. The actual colour is a deeper goldtone than shown in the photos.

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VINTAGE WHITING & DAVIS CLAMPER EARRINGS

Size: 24 x 18mm circumference, 18mm width
Signed 'Whiting & Davis Co', good condition. There is aging on the goldtone and wear as well, had a little bit of verdigris but I have already cleaned it off. One of the clamper earrings does not clamp exactly center but this does not affect anything when worn. Chunky sized. 1950s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE RIBBED DOUBLE DOORKNOCKER EARRINGS


Size: 35 x 24mm
Excellent condition like never worn. Plating still shiny, clips are still tight. Quality piece, chunky sized, does weigh a bit heavy. 1950s

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RETRO GOLDTONE SQUARE WEAVE EARRINGS

Size: 23 x 27mm
Fine-good condition with some wear on the gold-plating on the front and edges. There is also a tiny spot of verdigris on the front which is not noticeable when worn. Chunky sized, weighs on the heavy side.

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RETRO MONET BLACK PYRAMID SQUARE GOLDTONE EARRINGS

Size: 25mm
Signed 'Monet ©' Good condition, slight wear to the plating and minor normal scuffs on the front. Chunky sized, weighs a little on the heavy side. Lever swivel clips.

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RETRO 35mm BLACK ROUND DOMED GOLDTONE EARRINGS

Size: 35mm, 14mm dome height
Good condition, back is in excellent condition, the front has some scuffs and minor nicks from being bumped around. Very chunky sized, but not as heavy as it looks, the base and black cabochon are made of plastic.

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RETRO GIANT WHITE & BROWN WOODEN DONUT HOOP EARRINGS

Size: 58 x 84mm
Very good condition, wooden hoops, the white domes are also wood. These are giant sized for pierced ears.

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VINTAGE FAUX PEARL WHITE & PEACH LANTERN EARRINGS

Size: 37 x 14mm
Good condition, one clip is looser than the other but still clips securely. The little stringed part on one of the loops is not as neat as the other. Other than that, minor aging to the cords. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 20mm JAPAN WHITE DOME BUTTON EARRINGS

Size: 20mm
Marked 'JAPAN'. Good condition, some scuffs on the surface which is normal, one tiny ding to one of the earring's front. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE 14mm YELLOW FAUX PEARL ROUND EARRINGS

Size: 14mm
Fine condition, lots of aging on the clips, they are made of brass and have patina with a dull surface. The faux pearl domes have aged too with some scratches on the surface. The colour is a saffron yellow. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE HONEY BROWN MOONGLOW LUCITE EARRINGS

Size: 23mm
Good condition with aging on the metal clips, some scuffs on the surface. Orangey-brown plastic pieces with shimmer pearly dome. 1950s.

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RETRO 25mm BLACK GLASS BEAD KNOT CLUSTER EARRINGS

Size: 25mm
Good condition on the knot cluster, it is made of multiple black glass beaded wires tightly knotted together. The clips are in fine condition with aging, there is some tarnishing on the metaltone and the rubber paddings have turned yellow.

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VINTAGE 20mm AB-CRYSTAL BICONE CLUSTER EARRINGS

Size: about 20 x 24mm
Good - very good condition, though please expect scuffs on the ab coats of the crystal beads, this is normal. Clip earrings with silvertone filigree backs. 1950s.

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VINTAGE AGED PURPLE SEQUINS RHINESTONE CLUSTER EARRINGS

Size: 42mm
Average condition, lots of aging on the sequin plastic and clear rhinestones (cloudiness). The brass clips are alright. Purple scalloped florettes on a brownish zigzag circle with riveted rhinestones, large sized but lightweight. 1950s.

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VINTAGE GREY RHINESTONE & PLASTIC BEAD DANGLING CLUSTER EARRINGS

Size: about 50 x 40mm
Marked 'PAT. PEND.' Average condition, lots of aging and wear. The clips behind have all worn out to reveal the brass base which has patina, also the front settings which holds the rhinestones. Note only one of the rubber padding is included, the other is lost. The previous owner must have worn this quite a bit. The front's clear rhinestones have all darkened and are now grey, the beads also carry a greyish tint from age and has wear. 1950s.

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VINTAGE LISNER DK TOPAZ RHINESTONE PEARL PINWHEEL EARRINGS

Size: 23mm
Signed 'LISNER ©'. Good condition, note the backs have some wear to the gold-plating and on the clips revealing a brass base. The fronts are mostly alright, one earring has some dull spots on the goldtone accents from age. Design includes dark topaz crystal rhinestones and faux pearl accents. 1950s. Screw-back clips.

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VINTAGE LISNER SILVERTONE BLUE RHINESTONE LEAF SWIRL EARRINGS

Size: 18 x 20mm
Signed 'LISNER©' Very good condition, slight wear on the back clips. Beautiful classic design with sparkling blue crystal rhinestones and ab-rhinestones on silvertone. Screw-back clips. 1950s.

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VINTAGE LISNER DOGWOOD FLOWER FAUX PEARL EARRINGS

Size: 20 x 19mm
Signed 'LISNER ©' Very good condition, it appears one of the pearl is replaced (it is more pinkish than the ivory of the other faux pearls). Dogwood flowers with clear rhinestone accents. Screw-back clips. 1950s.

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VINTAGE 1962 CROWN TRIFARI WHEAT GRASS EARRINGS

Size: 26 x 15mm
Signed 'TRIFARI ©' with the crown logo. Good - very good condition, some minor wear to the gold-plating, slight aging (dark spots on the inner back). Textured fronts and back, matte goldtone. This is featured in the book 'Collecting Costume Jewelry 202' by Julia C. Carroll, page 274.

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VINTAGE PASTEL CONFETTI LUCITE AQUA RHINESTONE EARRINGS

Size: 21 x 22mm
Good condition, lots of aging on the backs where the goldtone has darkened. The front consists of confetti lucite in pastel & gold glitter colours and aqua rhinestones. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO AVON 1983 'ELEGANT CHEVRON' EARRINGS - Blue & Clear

Size: 24 x 4.5mm
Signed '©AVon' on the clutches. Excellent condition, comes with original box (no slip cover), slight aging. One of the gold-plated clutches is slightly lighter than the other. Clear and dark blue rhinestones.

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VINTAGE BUTTERSCOTCH YELLOW BUTTON EARRINGS

Size: 15mm
Good condition, some wear and aging on the clips revealing a brass base. Also aged glue. Smooth matte plastic buttons. 1950s.

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VINTAGE 16.5mm RED MOONGLOW LUCITE BALL EARRINGS

Size: 16.5mm
Good condition, slight aging on the clips, minor scuffs on the moonglow lucite. A rather chunky sized. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE 1956 CORO MOONRAY SQUARE RED THERMOSET EARRINGS

Size: 29 x 19mm
Signed 'Coro'. Fine - good condition, normal scuffs on the moonglow lucite, some chipping on the gold-plating at the back where it has peeled off to reveal a silvertone, the front corners have some rub-off where the greyish base metal is revealed slightly. 1956.

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VINTAGE LISNER AQUA BLUE ROUND THERMOSET EARRINGS

Size: 22mm
Signed 'LISNER ©'. Good condition, some aging on the clips where the plating has become uneven, some scuffs on the plastic. The goldtone is pale yellow goldtone with a aqua blue moonglow lucite glued in the center. Late 1950s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN FAUX PEARL PURPLE CLUSTER EARRINGS

Size: 27mm
Marked 'JAPAN'. Good condition, note one of the clips has broken halfway on the top part, this does not affect the clipping though (still tight). Aging on the brass, some verdigris but mostly cleaned off. Front is a stacked cluster of faux pearls in matte purple and glossy purple. 1950s.

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VINTAGE LISNER MATTE DULL GOLD MOLECULE EARRINGS

Size: 20mm
Signed 'LISNER©. Fine-good condition, the fronts are alright but the backs have plating damage where the silvertone has given way to the brass base. Clips are still tight. Matte golden beads on the front. 1950s.

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VINTAGE CORO CRYSTAL YELLOW BEADED CLUSTER EARRINGS 

Size: 27mm
Unworn vintage stock, it is not signed. The paper tag is damaged. Clips are still tight though there is some oxidation on the metal clips and base. The front consists of ab crystal beads, metal beads with yellow paintwork, and plastic yellow beads knotted into a cluster. 1950s.

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VINTAGE LISNER MILK PINK SEED BEAD KNOT CLUSTER EARRINGS

Size: 23mm
Signed 'LISNER ©'. Good condition, aging on the backs, one earring has an area of rust. Clips are still tight. Slight wear to the goldtone. The front consist of milky pale pink and neon pink seed bead knotted cluster. 1950s.

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VINTAGE SPRING YELLOW FLORAL STACKED EARRINGS

Size: 24mm
Very good condition, slight rub-off of the green paintwork on the front leaves, minor aging. Nicely crafted, weighs a bit from the metal, this is a stacked design which is quite dimensional about 16mm in height. It has plastic beads set on the bottom with enameled leaves and a plastic flower on top. Clips are still tight. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE LEMON YELLOW FLOWER CLUSTER RHINESTONE EARRINGS

Size: 39mm
Good - very good condition with normal minor aging, some scuffs on the topmost enamelling. This fun design is a cluster of yellow daisies surrounding a dogwood flower, with a clear rhinestone set in their centers, all parts are riveted. The size is quite large. 1950s.

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VINTAGE YELLOW DAISY FLOWER ENAMEL METAL EARRINGS

Size: 25mm
Very good condition, no chips on the front (just one very slight rub-off at the edge) and some minor chips on the back petals (see photo 3). Nice perky daisies in 2 shades of yellow. Clips are still tight. 1960s.

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VINTAGE BLACK ENAMEL RHINESTONE CLOVER EARRINGS

Size: 29 x 22mm
Good condition, however there are some rub-offs on the black enamelling revealing a silvertone on the edges and backs. A black shiny crystal rhinestone is set in the center, the petals are cut in such a way that it is reflective as if it has a sugar coating. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE MONOCHROME CHRYSANTHEMUM FLOWER EARRINGS

Size: 33mm
Good condition, some wear and aging on the clips. There are slight chips on the topmost black centers (see photos) revealing the copper base, and a little bit on the white petals. The white enamelling has aged somewhat to an off-white. 1960s.

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