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Necklaces & Pendants

The necklace and pendant styles enjoyed today hearken from a vast history dating back to the earliest days of humankind’s existence. The wearing of necklaces stems from the ancient practice of wearing rudimentary charms or talismans simply suspended from one’s neck. These objects, typically made from organic sources, were intended to protect the wearer and to ward off malicious forces.

As time progressed and humans developed more finessed technologies, the elemental nature of early necklaces and pendants began to rapidly transform. More complex good luck charms, for example, emerged in the form of the locket. Ancient cultures also began experimenting with new metals and gems, the desire for which grew exponentially as a symbol of both wealth and beauty.

Royals from the ancient world to the present have enveloped themselves in lavish necklaces and pendants, and it was their demand for finely crafted jewels that, in turn, encouraged the development of some of the most prominent jewelry design houses. This culture of craftsmanship is still today upheld by some of the industry’s biggest names, from Bulgari to Tiffany, making a fine necklace or pendant an ideal investment.

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Gold Chains
Mar 02, 9:00 AM EST
Gold Chains
by Dovetail Auctions, LLC
Est: $5- $500
$85028 Bids
Large Antique 19th C Ottoman Diamond 14K Gold Drop Necklace
Feb 24, 11:00 AM EST
Large Antique 19th C Ottoman Diamond 14K Gold Drop Necklace
by Kavanagh Auctions
Est: $500- $15,000
$3,30022 Bids
18K Yellow & White Gold Diamond Charm Pendant
Feb 24, 10:00 AM MST
18K Yellow & White Gold Diamond Charm Pendant
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$18020 Bids
Stunning Signed Tiffany Heavy 18k Gold Ivory Midcentury Modern Statement Necklace 167grams
Mar 02, 12:00 PM EST
Stunning Signed Tiffany Heavy 18k Gold Ivory Midcentury Modern Statement Necklace 167grams
by Hess Fine Art
Est: $9,000- $12,000
$2,00018 Bids
18K Yellow Gold & 24 Diamond Necklace
Feb 24, 10:00 AM MST
18K Yellow Gold & 24 Diamond Necklace
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$3,00018 Bids
ANTIQUE 18KT GOLD RELIGIOUS PENDANT
Feb 25, 3:00 PM PST
ANTIQUE 18KT GOLD RELIGIOUS PENDANT
by Midnight Sun Antique Auction
Est: $500- $700
$35015 Bids
14K Yellow Gold Fancy Link Necklace
Feb 24, 10:00 AM MST
14K Yellow Gold Fancy Link Necklace
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$47514 Bids
14K Yellow Gold Rope Necklace
Feb 24, 10:00 AM MST
14K Yellow Gold Rope Necklace
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$14013 Bids
14KT GOLD SNAKE CHAIN NECKLACE
Feb 25, 3:00 PM PST
14KT GOLD SNAKE CHAIN NECKLACE
by Midnight Sun Antique Auction
Est: $500- $600
$30012 Bids
20K Yellow Gold Diamond Pendant, 1.55 grams
Feb 28, 6:00 PM AEST
20K Yellow Gold Diamond Pendant, 1.55 grams
by Pfeffer's Auctions
Est: AUD200- AUD300
AUD24011 Bids
18K Yellow Gold Rope Chain Necklace
Feb 24, 10:00 AM MST
18K Yellow Gold Rope Chain Necklace
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$60011 Bids
Keshi Pearl and 18ct Yellow Gold Necklace from Noosa L:48cm
Mar 03, 7:00 PM AEDT
Keshi Pearl and 18ct Yellow Gold Necklace from Noosa L:48cm
by Lawsons
Est: AUD500- AUD700
AUD13011 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Necklaces & Pendants


Col. Christie Hatman, Auctioneer

Col. Christie Hatman, Auctioneer

Papps Family Liquidation.com

Papps Family Liquidation.com

Hilda's Auction House

Hilda's Auction House

Weatherham Estate Treasures

Weatherham Estate Treasures