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    Posted 2 years ago

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    I saw this necklace and was intrigued by it. I looked at it for some time and then put it back. The next day, I found it where I left it, so I decided to take my chances with it.

    I don’t think I will ever wear it but it certainly would make a nice conversation piece. I think that the circle in the background symbolizes the fortune teller’s crystal ball.

    I have found one necklace on line with a description stating that it was from the 1920’s – but I really don’t think so. There is a lot of jewelry for sale that was themed after a 1940’s movie “The Thief of Bagdad.” Many of these pieces are by Alexander Korda – mine is not one of those. The theme seems to be repeated in the 60’s as well as later. Based on the construction, I would guess that my necklace dates to around the middle of the last century or a bit later.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks for looking:)

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    1. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Thanks, NevadaBlades:)
    2. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Many thanks, vetraio50:)
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
      I really like this. Reminds me of a mind reader I went to see. She wouldn't tell me anything because she already knew I wasn't going to pay her.
    4. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      It is pretty interesting isn't it.....not sure if I would wear it either......but can't help looking and wondering about it!!!
    5. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      Because of the high detailing and patina, it looks like bronze. What kind of clasp is on the chain?
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      That is a pretty interesting and very cool looking piece!
    7. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Efesgirl, mine looks exactly like this one:
    8. Celiene Celiene, 2 years ago
      I think this is of the same period as the one in the link above. Even the chain is the same - and that's an elaborate chain! Maybe they made them in different metals, I think this one was just never, ever worn and looks new.

      I love it!
    9. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Blunderbuss, your comment made me laugh!!!
    10. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
      Finally ! Clean jokes aren't that easy to find !
    11. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Yes! Sorry for the late response. I have been soooo busy. But you really made my day, blunderbuss:)
    12. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 2 years ago
      1930 German? Poland? perhaps very nice
    13. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      TassieDevil, thanks for your comment. I am glad I am not the only one who would wear it LOL
    14. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      It really does look to be of the period. Such a great piece of jewelry!
    15. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      jscott0363, I am glad you find it interesting:)
    16. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Celiene, thanks so much for your comment. You are correct, it looks like it was never worn (no surprise; I don't think I will ever ear it either LOL). Because I has no wear, I thought it was a rather recent piece.
    17. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Efesgirl, once again, thank you for your comment:)
    18. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      kivatinitz, thanks for your comment. I wish I knew where it comes from. Hopefully, someone will know more:)

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