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Vintage Copper Fortune Teller Necklace - Unmarked

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Posted 2 years ago

freiheit
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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: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/512917845031402091/
  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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