Antique Vintage Deco Retro Sterling Silver Mexican Centavo Coin Necklace 52.9g
We have similar Coin and Retro items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Angela A.
Markings : "1/20-12k" on the clasp, tested, and guaranteed. Chain width: 6.39 mm. Coin diameter: 0.78" to 1.01". Closure/Clasp Type: Spring ring clasp. Handmade during the Retro period of the Art Deco era.
925 sterling silver chain, a 1/20 12k white gold filled over base metal clasp, and copper coins. Features five Mexican centavo coins, the one cent coins dated 1947and 1948. The five centavo coin is dated 1945. Each coin was drilled through the top and strung on a curb chain.
The spring ring clasp is stuck in an open position, and the chain cannot be opened; this will need to be replaced by your local jeweler. The spring ring clasp is stuck in an open position, and the chain cannot be opened; this will need to be replaced by your local jeweler in order for the necklace to be worn. There is tarnish present on the sterling silver, giving the necklace a lovely antique quality.
The price has been reduced to reflect this. This listing is for the item only. Retro jewelry was produced during the 1940s and 1950s and was representative of the bold and changing world that emerged from the Second World War. Retro jewelry is not only illustrative of the energetic and modernizing styles of the 40s and 50s, but it incorporated the elegance and luxury of jewelry styles past.
Retro jewelry can frequently be found composed of bright gold, gold alloys, and silver as the wartime put a restriction on the use of platinum. These designs are vibrant and beautiful and are a gorgeous example of the style of the rapidly evolving world.
Coin jewelry has been in existence since coins were invented as a form of national currency. Many cultures from around the world would make coin jewelry as a means to store or display wealth. Coins also served as a souvenir for travelers to bring home after their excursions, and have made into wearable mementos of their trips, or as symbols of national pride.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.