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10K Gold and Opal Brutalist Necklace

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    Posted 11 months ago

    freiheit
    (1163 items)

    Usually, I don't buy gold jewelry because it is pricey, I prefer bigger, sterling or costume pieces, and when I do wear gold, I break it because I am a bit clumsy.

    I made an exception here: This is a rather large necklace is the brutalist style. I would date the pendant to around 1970's.

    The necklace came with a 10k, 26 inches golden chain. The pendant, including the bail, measures 2 and 1/4 inches and is marked 10k and SIFFARI. It is my understanding that the company was founded in 1941. It is a Canadian company and is still in operation, however, under the name Crescendo.

    The chain and the pendant are in perfect condition.

    Thanks for looking:)

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    1. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 11 months ago
      Very nice Pendant and Necklace freiheit! :^D Opal is the October Birth Stone, and one that I enjoyed using in Jewelry because as it is polished the beauty of the stone is found, and sometimes lost! :^O Thanks for showing! :^)
    2. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 11 months ago
      Just beautiful! Great opals too.

      And Bill, are you saying you used to make jewelry??? Cut stones or tumbled them?
    3. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 11 months ago
      Well . . . yes! I made a few Rings, Brooches, and Pendants, with lost wax casts that I made, and added Stones that I cut and polished, then set into them. That was back in the 70's though, in my Arts and Crafts days, then I had to get a real job, kind of still Artwork, just in a larger form, called Construction! :^D I would've loved to keep making Jewelry, and Pottery, but Living was more important! We do what we have to do, until we retire, then, only what we want to do! :^)
    4. freiheit freiheit, 11 months ago
      Thanks so much for your kind comment, billretirecoll! One of my daughters' birthday is in October. Although not on purpose, but still with her in mind, I purchased this necklace. One day I will give it to her but first she must get a bit more organized and responsible (if this ever happens, LOL).

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