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Costume Necklaces589 of 859Vintage Donald Stannard Double Dragon NecklaceWomen's Necklace - Sterling Silver with a MOP Pendent
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Posted 4 years ago


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I have collected three of these beautiful leaf necklaces. I believe they were made in the fifties, but they could also be older.
The hand carved mother of pearl leaves all have a different shape and they have been applied to a some sort of ribbon or cord. The claps is original and it fits in nicely with the rest of the design.
It's a nice delicate necklace and it gets lots of attention when I wear it.
Mother of pearl isn't an expensive material. Its easy to carve and easy to find.
Over the years I collected lots of other mother of pearl jewelry. I will post some of them later.
So when do you think this necklace was made?

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  1. Zowie Zowie, 4 years ago
    Sometime in the early sixties my aunty came back from overseas with gifts made of mother of pearl so from the date you gave I would say from around then. Very nice indeed.
  2. Newtimes Newtimes, 4 years ago
    Thanks a lot Zowie for your information. So that makes it more like '50-'60.
  3. Newtimes Newtimes, 4 years ago
    Thanks vetraio50 for loving my necklace
  4. Newtimes Newtimes, 4 years ago
    Thanks bratjdd, Moonstonelover and epson233 for the love
  5. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
    I like the little sawtooth edges. Wonder if they are from the Phillipines? Does Zowie know?
  6. Newtimes Newtimes, 4 years ago
    Hey valentino97 they could be from the Phillipines, Hawai, Israel...

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