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Necklaces & Pendants - General

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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Sterling Necklace & Pendant
May 23, 6:00 PM EDT
Sterling Necklace & Pendant
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$156 Bids
Sterling Silver Multi Colored Necklace
May 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Multi Colored Necklace
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $10,000
$54 Bids
Sterling Silver Pendant
May 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Pendant
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $10,000
$214 Bids
Sterling Silver Smiley Face Pendant
May 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Smiley Face Pendant
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $10,000
$64 Bids
Sterling Silver Jerusalem Pendant
May 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Jerusalem Pendant
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $10,000
$84 Bids
Sterling Silver Art Glass Butterfly Pendant
May 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Art Glass Butterfly Pendant
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $10,000
$44 Bids
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Silvertone Butterfly Pendant With Chain
May 21, 6:00 PM EDT
Silvertone Butterfly Pendant With Chain
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$64 Bids
TRAY OF PENDANTS
May 20, 10:00 AM PDT
TRAY OF PENDANTS
by O'Gallerie
Est: $0- $0
$354 Bids
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.925 Necklace
May 23, 6:00 PM EDT
.925 Necklace
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$53 Bids
GOLD CHAIN WITH PENDANT | Austria-Hungary (Austria - Hungary - 19th century)
May 28, 8:00 PM CEST
GOLD CHAIN WITH PENDANT | Austria-Hungary (Austria - Hungary - 19th century)
by Einszwei Gallery
Est: 0 Kč- 0 Kč
9,000 Kč2 Bids
Sterling Silver Pendant
May 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Pendant
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $10,000
$12 Bids
Sterling Silver Memento Mori Skull Necklace
May 23, 12:00 PM EDT
Sterling Silver Memento Mori Skull Necklace
by Akiba Galleries
Est: $50- $500
$502 Bids
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.925 Silver & String Necklace
May 23, 6:00 PM EDT
.925 Silver & String Necklace
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$32 Bids
GOLDEN MADONNA | Central Europe (Central European / Central Europe - 20th century)
May 28, 8:00 PM CEST
GOLDEN MADONNA | Central Europe (Central European / Central Europe - 20th century)
by Einszwei Gallery
Est: 0 Kč- 0 Kč
500 Kč1 Bid
Sterling Silver Gold Tone Fish Pendant
May 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Gold Tone Fish Pendant
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $10,000
$11 Bid
A Sterling Pendant with Sterling Necklace
May 22, 9:00 AM PDT
A Sterling Pendant with Sterling Necklace
by Grant Zahajko Auctions, LLC
Est: $75- $125
$401 Bid
Ed Wiener, Modernist Sterling Silver Collier Necklace
May 26, 3:00 PM PDT
Ed Wiener, Modernist Sterling Silver Collier Necklace
by Clark's Auction Company
Est: $300- $600
$1601 Bid
Silver tone flower cut out apple shape pendant without bail
May 21, 7:00 PM EDT
Silver tone flower cut out apple shape pendant without bail
by Omni Auction Corp
Est: $20- $30
$101 Bid
Judith Leiber Gold Plated Teddy Bear Necklace
Jun 05, 10:00 AM EDT
Judith Leiber Gold Plated Teddy Bear Necklace
by The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc.
Est: $100- $300
$11 Bid
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Bird,flowers Painted Pendant With Goldtone Chain.
May 21, 6:00 PM EDT
Bird,flowers Painted Pendant With Goldtone Chain.
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$11 Bid
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Large Fringe Necklace
May 23, 6:00 PM EDT
Large Fringe Necklace
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$11 Bid
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Avon Owl Pendant With Chain
May 21, 6:00 PM EDT
Avon Owl Pendant With Chain
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$11 Bid
Cartier eyeglasses chain in 18K yellow gold with original case and certificate
May 25, 4:30 PM CEST
Cartier eyeglasses chain in 18K yellow gold with original case and certificate
by Cortrie Spezial Auktionen
Est: €650- €1,000
€6501 Bid
Gold tone enamel collar necklace by designer Christian Dior. 151 grams. 45 cm long.
May 22, 11:00 AM BST
Gold tone enamel collar necklace by designer Christian Dior. 151 grams. 45 cm long.
by Hannam's Auctioneers
Est: £30- £50
£41 Bid

Sellers Who Sell Necklaces & Pendants - General


Cortrie Spezial Auktionen

Cortrie Spezial Auktionen

Aether Auctions

Aether Auctions

Einszwei Gallery

Einszwei Gallery

The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc.

The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc.