Saturday, June 1

VINTAGE & RETRO NECKLACES 17

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ANTIQUE ART DECO BLACK & CLEAR GLASS BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 20.5" length, 5mm beads
Very good condition, necklace has been rebeaded on new cords with new knot caps for security. The original necklace is from about 1930s. The filigree clasp is original and has aging with small signs of verdigris (mostly cleaned now). The beads are hand-cut black faceted glass and clear bicones.

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VINTAGE MARBLED GREEN THERMOSET FLEUR DE LIS NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: 12" - 15" length, 17mm width
Fine condition, the plating has worn off on most parts of the metal, now revealing the greyish silvertone base. Lots of aging, the glue has also turned brown as seen from the back. The settings have a fleur-de-lis design, rather unique and also ends with a matching charm on the end. It is still wearable if you like the old shabby look as the hardware are all still secure, or you can take some time to paint it perhaps. The green marbled square cabochons are made of lucite plastic. 1950s.

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VINTAGE DARK GREEN GLASS FAUX PEARL MULTISTRAND NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 13.5" - 15.25" length, 8mm pearl
Good condition, lots of aging and please note there are some chips on the faux pearls' coats from bumping around, especially on the extender strand. Still looks pretty when worn. Many strands of seed beads strands in dark green and olive green, so this weighs heavy. The faux pearls are also glass and in a grey-beige tone. The dark green glass have a striped effect. J-hook clasp, 1950s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN APPLE GREEN 2-STRAND BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 14" - 16" length, 7 - 16mm beads
Marked 'JAPAN'. Good - very good condition, darkening on the metal findings on the extender. Necklace has been rebeaded on new cords for security. Various shades of green beads: plastic irregular-shaped faux pearls, green striped glass beads and dimpled art glass beads. J-hook clasp, 1950s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN AQUA BLUE PEARLY 3-STRAND CHOKER NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 13.25" - 15.5" length, 6mm - 13mm beads
Marked 'JAPAN'. Good condition, the end faux pearl beads on the extender and knot caps have worn off revealing their base glass, however these are on the back so it does not affect aesthetics when worn. The necklace has been rebeaded on new cords for security. The knot caps have aging, one has green oxidation occurring on it, beads have normal aging. They consist of faux pearls in matte cream and aqua blue and blue striped glass nuggets. J-hook clasp. 1950s.

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RETRO AQUA BLUE UNDERSEA CHARM NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 31" length, 10mm beads
Excellent condition, frosted plastic beads in aqua, green and blue, unique and kitsch for marine enthusiasts or people who like fun adornments! There are fifteen detailed charms: a seahorse, a starfish, 3 fishes, mollusks and seashells, each is different except for the dark blue cowrie shells (there are a pair of them). In the last pic it looks as if there is a loose thread, this is just a separate price tag thread which has been removed. Spring ring clasp. 1980s.

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RETRO BABY BLUE & WHITE ACRYLIC BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: 18.5" length, 8 - 12mm beads
Good - very good condition, although the silvertone beads and clasp has tarnished dark. Light pastel blue lucite beads with a marbling effect and opaque white beads. Spring ring clasp. 1980s.

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RETRO PASTEL SPECKLED PEBBLE STYLE MULTISTRAND NECKLACE
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
Size: 16.5" length, 17mm width, 4 - 7mm beads
Excellent condition, minor normal aging on the silvertone. Five strand plastic beaded necklace, they are all in mixed pale pastel shades of green, lilac, blue, pink and cream. They remind me of pebbles or bird's eggs as they have a black speckled appearance. This is nicer in person, spring ring clasp. 1980s.

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RETRO RAINBOW M-O-P SHELL TORSADE NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 22.5" length, 7mm width
Very good condition, a few of the little goldtone beads have wear on their coats revealing their white base, it is not noticeable when worn. The beads are made of dyed mother-of-pearl shell in rainbow colours beaded in a torsade twist pattern, they have a natural iridescence. Screw barrel clasp. 1980s.

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VINTAGE RAINBOW BEADED SAUTOIR STYLE NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: abt 26" neckline, 22mm width, 70 x 12mm pearl tassel
Very good condition, slight wear on the ab coats, this is probably normal. The goldtone beads on the tassel dangle has some wear on the plating revealing the white plastic base. Entirely plastic beads, they are faceted colourful beads with iridescent ab coats, goldtone beads on the border and faux pearl accents. Pop technicolours from the 1960s.

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VINTAGE PINK & WHITE FAUX PEARL BEADED SAUTOIR NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: about 32" length, 7mm width, 80 x 16mm pearl tassel
Excellent condition like never worn. Minor aging on the threads. There is no clasp. Entirely hand beaded with plastic faux pearls in pink and off-white. Ends with a three strand tassel. 1960s.

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VINTAGE APPLE GREEN FLAPPER STYLE BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)
Size: abt 51" length, abt 15mm width
Excellent condition, with normal patina on the brass caps and clasp. Long multistrand plastic melded bead necklace, they consist of transparent and opaque apple green beads that are faceted square shapes. Wear in a single wrap or double wrap around your neck! 1960s.

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VINTAGE CHARTREUSE GREEN MARBLED PLASTIC NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: abt 50" length, 5mm - 6mm beads
Excellent condition, normal minor scuffs. Pale chartreuse green plastic beads (maybe acetate?) with a marbled appearance, they are tubed and round shapes melded on a green cord. No clasp. 1960s.

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VINTAGE HONG KONG TROPICAL YELLOW GREEN ORANGE NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: about 52" length, 8 - 11mm beads 
Marked 'HONG KONG'. Fine condition, some of the beads (yellow and green) have chipped paintcoats revealing their white bases, not in the majority but some have larger chips than others, you can spot it in the photos. You can probably retouch it with some paint or nail enamel if you mind it. Foldover clasp. 1960s.

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VINTAGE YELLOW SILK BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00) ne
Size: about 28" length, 11mm beads
Good condition, some stray fibres on the beads. These are lightweight beads, made of silk filaments wrapped over plastic, so some of the fibres come loose when bumped or scraped against another object. They are a vibrant sunflower-yellow colour. No clasp. 1960s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN ORANGE MATTE CLAY BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)
Size: 19" - 21" length, 11mm beads 
Marked 'JAPAN'. Good condition, these are much more vibrant in person as my camera is unable to capture the fluorescence of the orange! There are scuffs on the beads as these are matte unglazed, and is either clay or something similar to porcelain, they show up as dark streaks. Each bead is knotted in between on matching orange cords. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO COFFEE BROWN GOLDTONE BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67)
Size: 24.25" length, 6mm - 14mm beads 
Good condition, some wear on the goldtone stripey beads with some dull areas and clasp area. It has a deeper glazed colour within the grooves. Small goldtone beads and clasp has normal darkening from age. The speckled coffee brown beads are made of plastic. Spring ring clasp. 1980s.

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VINTAGE GREEN BROWN BRASS FLOWERS HIPPIE NECKLACE
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 36" length, 32 x 35mm brown flowers, 26 x 28mm green flower
Very good condition, rustic style brass necklace with normal patina from age, florals are also brass with a painted surface and glass domes set in the center. The green beads that connects to the chains are made of an unidentified stone. Hook clasp. 1970s.

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RETRO BROWN BONE DISC BRASS BEADED NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: about 36" length, 25mm discs
Excellent condition, normal aging on the brass beads, they have a darkened appearance. The disc beads  and smaller matching round ones are made of dyed bone, in a rust brown colour. There is no clasp. 1970s-80s.

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RETRO CARVED BONE RECTANGLE TRIBAL STYLE NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: 34" length, 5 - 10mm beads
Good condition, entirely made of carved bone, the bone has gained a yellowed patina. A few of the rectangular beads have a flaking surface revealing its whiter matte base. This gives it an even more primitive raw appearance. The cords have a 1cm slack from age which is a normal occurrence, it can be rebeaded if you wish but this is wearable as is. The screw barrel clasp has wear and age and does not close all the way because of the cord's knot inside the clasp but it is secure. 1970s-80s.

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VINTAGE CHAMPAGNE DOUBLE STRAND FAUX PEARL NECKLACE A
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)
Size: 22.75" shorter strand, 8mm beads 
Good condition, aging on the clasp with cloudy rhinestones and the knot caps have some corrosion on it. Very beautiful, high end faux pearls, they weigh heavy and are knotted in between, they are probably made of crystal glass. There are a few nicks here and there but nothing major. The colour is a champagne peach colour with a silky satin sheen. 1960s.

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VINTAGE CHAMPAGNE SINGLE STRAND FAUX PEARL NECKLACE
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)
Size: 24.25" length, 9mm beads
Very good condition, very minor scuffs. These are very high quality durable faux pearls made of glass or crystal, weighs heavy. Each bead is knotted in between each other. They are champagne peachy colour with a soft satiny sheen and looks as if it is glowing bluish. There is a safety chain attached at the 2nd last beads. The main spring ring clasp is a replacement as the original box clasp had been lost. 1960s. 

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VINTAGE 19" CREAM YELLOW GRADUATING FAUX PEARL NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: 19" length, 4 - 7mm beads
Very good condition, some aging on the filigree clasp and there is a rough spot on it. Rebeaded on new cords with new knot caps. The colour is cream yellow, and it has a slight graduating size. These are made of glass. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE 27" BEIGE FAUX PEARL NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: 27" length, 6mm beads
Good condition, some dot chips on the faux pearl coats and nicks here and there, these are not obvious when worn. They have been rebeaded on new cords for security. The clasp is a matching faux pearl tension clasp style. It is like a beige colour, made of glass. 1960s. 

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RETRO RACHEL WHITE FAUX PEARL RIBBON NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: 32.5" end to end, 12.75" faux pearl length, 8mm beads
Signed 'Rachel' on 2 tags on the ends of the faux pearl strand. Very good condition, some normal scuffs on the faux pearls, they are glossy and white coloured glass pearls. There is an apple green ribbon to tie the necklace. 1980s-90s.

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RETRO 17" WHITE SATIN FAUX PEARL NECKLACE
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67)
Size: 17" length, 8mm beads
Good condition, the silvertone knot caps have wear on them, and are revealing their brass base. Each bead is knotted in between, the colour is a satiny white colour. 1980s.

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RETRO 31.25" WHITE SATIN FAUX PEARL NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: 31.25" length, 7.5mm beads
Very good condition, minor wear. These faux pearls are white with a pinkish sheen, it has a matte satin appearance like silk. If you look closely the coats are uneven to give it the nacre a raw look as if they were real. Each bead is knotted in between. 1980s.

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VINTAGE SILVERTONE ETHNIC FLORAL BELLS BIB NECKLACE
Price: S$60.00 (US$50.00) nett
Size: 19.5" length, dangles about 2" - 5" height
Very good condition, but with lots of aging, the metal has now tarnished to a golden tint and has a matte rustic appearance. Very elaborate links with wirework and bells with lots of movement! Strong ethnic feel, perhaps a middle-eastern style. 1970s.

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VINTAGE LAVA ROCK BIB EGYPTIAN STYLE NECKLACE
Price: S$68.00 (US$56.67)
Size: 16.75" length, about 3" top to dangle, 15 - 50mm thickness of main neckline
Very good - excellent condition, normal aging on the brass. Elaborate links of beaded black stone heishi beads, I believe they are lava rock since they do not weigh heavy and has a porous look. This will make quite a statement if you love the egyptian style or something ethnic with a primal feel. 1970s.

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RETRO MATTE SILVERTONE SCALLOPED STAR EMBOSSED LINKED NECKLACE
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00)
Size: 16.25" length, 22mm width
Fine-good condition, mostly due to darkening on the silvertone from tarnish. Some wear on the back hinged links. It is still wearable and has an aged rustic appearance. It is matte silvertone and made of a soft metal, possibly a zinc alloy of sorts and weighs on the heavy side. The front is a floral style star design. Foldover clasp.

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VINTAGE CORO PALE GOLDTONE WEAVE CHOKER NECKLACE
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00)
Size: 13" - 18" length, 20mm width
Signed 'Coro ©'. Fine condition due to wear on the plating on the fronts (mostly towards the back) and backs. The designs towards the front are in better shape. The plating is a pale yellow goldtone so despite the silvertone base showing, and this still looks very good when worn. The extender chain has age and wear too. 1950s.

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VINTAGE PASTEL FAUX PEARL FIVE-CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: 22" length, 4mm beads
Good condition, has normal wear and aging (slight darkening) to the chain, but still nice and shiny. There are small very pale blue, pink and white faux pearl beads at intervals. 1970s.

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VINTAGE MONET SILVERTONE LARIAT FILIGREE TASSEL NECKLACE
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33) nett
Size: 23.5" length, 100 x 19mm
Signed 'MONET©'. Very good condition with minor aging, appears to be rhodium-plated. The thick twist rope chain is so pretty and well made with textured striped links giving it a matte effect. There is a large filigree wrapped chain tassel pendant. The plain round bead has a slight golden tint from age but overall a collectible piece for collecting or wear. 1960s.

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VINTAGE ETHNIC SQUARE OPENWORK FRINGE DANGLE NECKLACE
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)
Size 20" length, 125 x 50mm pendant
Excellent condition, chain is rhodium-plated, still shiny! The large square plate in front has a textured surface and has a very minor tint from age. There are 5 dangling fringes with matching diamond shapes that is identical to the diamond shape in the center of the square. Eyecatching piece, perfect for the bohemian, ethnic-styled or hippie style lovers!

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VINTAGE SILVERTONE 3-CHAIN EN ESCLAVAGE OVAL PENDANT NECKLACE
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
Size: 19.25" shortest strand, 48 x 21mm pendant
Very good condition, the chains are rhodium-plated and is in great condition for its age. The pendant has some dull areas from age (it is not apparent in the photos but it's there). Foldover clasp. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 52" SILVERTONE DOUBLE CHAIN BEAD NECKLACE
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)
Size: 52" length, 9mm beads
Excellent condition. Simple double chain with bicone beads. Foldover clasp. 1970s-80s.

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RETRO THREE HEARTS SILVERTONE SNAKE CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$9.00 (US$10.00)
Size: 36" chain, 23 x 26mm hearts
Fine-good condition, due to some dark tarnishing on the silvertone hearts from age. The chain is good with slight aging. The clasp has some wear on it. Long snake chain with three metal heart hoops. 1980s-90s.

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VINTAGE STAR OF DAVID PENDANT SILVERTONE NECKLACE
Price: S$6.00 (US$5.00)
Size: 29" length, 39 x 51mm
Fine-good condition, due to some tarnished areas (golden tint) on the side of the star. There is some wear on the polished fronts and back. No clasp. 1970s-80s

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VINTAGE 16mm SILVERTONE METAL BEADS NECKLACE
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)
Size: 16" - 19.5" length, 16mm beads
Good condition, has aging on the plating with some dull spots from tarnish, it is not obvious when worn as you can see the surface is highly polished and reflective. They can be further cleaned off. There is one spot on a bead that has a manufacturing defect, where the plating is missing revealing a duller base. These beads are chunky sized and made of metal, they are beaded on a skinny brass chain so this is secure and will not sag over time. J-hook clasp. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE COPPER OPEN RECTANGULAR LINKS NECKLACE
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
Size: 15" length, 5mm
Very good condition, though one of the hinges has a rough green verdigris on it. This is entirely made of copper, with a beautiful deep patina. Well constructed rectangles with diagonal etches, there are some very tiny white specks on it which I have cleaned most off, they can be scratched out with your fingernail so it is not a defect.  I think it was from old copper polish from years ago that had gotten lodged within the grooves. Spring ring clasp. 1970s.

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RETRO GOLDTONE WIREWORKED CORRUGATED BEAD NECKLACE
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
Size: about 30" length, 8mm beads
Very good condition, minor darkening, this appears to be made of brass, it has some little signs of verdigris occurring on a few of the inner wires, which is normal. Sturdily constructed connector necklace, the findings are thick, with intervals of corrugated goldtone beads and No clasp. 1980s

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE TUBE SILVERTONE MESH CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50) 
Size: 14.75" - 16" length, 4mm width
Good condition, some aging on the metaltone clasps, minor wear on the goldtone tube. The chain is a grey-silvertone mesh style. 1970s.

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VINTAGE DAVIAN STERLING SILVER PLAIN CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00) nett
Size: 18.25" length, 2mm width
Signed 'DAVIAN PATENT 3427691' on the clasp. This is a patent for the clasp design issued 18 Feb 1969, you push the ring against the lever to open it and pull the ring to close it securely. This is sterling silver but is not hallmarked. It has a lovely patina from age, and is smooth and drapes good.

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VINTAGE SN METALTONE HERRINGBONE PLAIN CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67)
Size: 18" length, 2.5mm width
Marked 'SN' on the clasp. Very good condition, aging with an oxidation on the silvertone. This is a nice smooth, well made chain that is now a greyish-metaltone colour. 1970s.

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VINTAGE 30" SHINY FLAT HERRINGBONE CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: 30" chain, 2.5mm width
Excellent condition, shiny reflective plating, slinky flat herringbone chain. Has a press lever type lobster clasp. 1970s.

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VINTAGE 17.5" STERLING SILVER SLINKY FLAT CHAIN NECKLACE
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00) nett
Size: about 17.5" length, 2.5mm width
Unmarked sterling silver. Very good condition, I have polished it but there are some areas of dulling in the grooves. This is a delicate, very slinky reflective flat chain to accent your outfit. It is not suitable to dangle pendants. 1970s.

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