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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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Pre-owned Rolex Day-Date 36mm Presidential Band
Oct 30, 12:00 AM PDT
Pre-owned Rolex Day-Date 36mm Presidential Band
by Estate Jewelry Auctioneers
Est: $26,400- $29,100
$45020 Bids
Native American Pink Coral & Heishi Beaded Necklace w/ Turquoise
Oct 30, 9:00 AM MST
Native American Pink Coral & Heishi Beaded Necklace w/ Turquoise
by Fidelity Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$42520 Bids
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CIRC 1955 M.C. ESCHER ELEMENTS SUITE "WATER" WOODCUT ON PAPER
Nov 07, 9:00 AM MST
CIRC 1955 M.C. ESCHER ELEMENTS SUITE "WATER" WOODCUT ON PAPER
by Bradford's
Est: $0- $0
$44015 Bids
Giulliaume La plagne Sioux Indian Lookout Radiator Mascot
Oct 30, 10:00 AM MST
Giulliaume La plagne Sioux Indian Lookout Radiator Mascot
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$14013 Bids
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CIRC 1954 M.C. ESCHER ELEMENTS SUITE "FIRE" WOODCUT ON PAPER
Nov 07, 9:00 AM MST
CIRC 1954 M.C. ESCHER ELEMENTS SUITE "FIRE" WOODCUT ON PAPER
by Bradford's
Est: $0- $0
$32012 Bids
Pair Of Baccarat Amber Crystal Pendant Fixtures
Oct 30, 1:00 PM EDT
Pair Of Baccarat Amber Crystal Pendant Fixtures
by Kavanagh Auctions
Est: $100- $15,000
$25010 Bids
LTD Edition BATMAN DC Comics INVICTA Men’s Watch $795 Retail
Oct 30, 12:00 PM EDT
LTD Edition BATMAN DC Comics INVICTA Men’s Watch $795 Retail
by South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
Est: $6- $1,000
$13010 Bids
2pc 14K Gold Rope Chains
Oct 31, 10:00 AM MST
2pc 14K Gold Rope Chains
by Monarch Auction and Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$1209 Bids
18K Gold and Diamond Pendant Necklace
Nov 07, 11:00 AM EDT
18K Gold and Diamond Pendant Necklace
by Grogan & Company
Est: $8,000- $12,000
$9,5008 Bids
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Olivenförmige Bernstein Halskette L- 62cm, 48,0g.
Oct 29, 11:00 AM CEST
Olivenförmige Bernstein Halskette L- 62cm, 48,0g.
by Auktionshalle Cuxhaven
Est: €0- €0
€3758 Bids
14K GOLD CHAIN NECKLACE
Nov 14, 11:00 AM EST
14K GOLD CHAIN NECKLACE
by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
Est: $700- $900
$6507 Bids
MB Boucher three strand retro gold tone snake chain choker necklace 16 1/2"L x 1 1/2"Drop
Nov 01, 3:00 PM EDT
MB Boucher three strand retro gold tone snake chain choker necklace 16 1/2"L x 1 1/2"Drop
by Ripley Auctions
Est: $140- $300
$1207 Bids
Platinum and Diamond Rivière Necklace
Nov 07, 11:00 AM EDT
Platinum and Diamond Rivière Necklace
by Grogan & Company
Est: $10,000- $20,000
$13,0007 Bids
14K Rose Gold and Argyle Pink Diamond, Cross Stud Earrings
Nov 01, 10:00 AM AEST
14K Rose Gold and Argyle Pink Diamond, Cross Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD750- AUD1,000
AUD3757 Bids
14K White Gold, Cultured South Sea Pearl and Diamond, Strand Necklace
Oct 31, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold, Cultured South Sea Pearl and Diamond, Strand Necklace
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD900- AUD1,200
AUD4007 Bids
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6PC MOSER 24K GOLD TRIMMED ROYAL SNIFTER GLASSES
Nov 07, 9:00 AM MST
6PC MOSER 24K GOLD TRIMMED ROYAL SNIFTER GLASSES
by Bradford's
Est: $0- $0
$706 Bids
HEAVY STERLING SILVER FIGARO CHAIN LOT 329
Oct 31, 5:00 PM EDT
HEAVY STERLING SILVER FIGARO CHAIN LOT 329
by Jones Auction House LLC
Est: $0- $0
$556 Bids
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ALFREDO BARBINI MURANO SCAVO GLASS VASE SIGNED
Nov 07, 9:00 AM MST
ALFREDO BARBINI MURANO SCAVO GLASS VASE SIGNED
by Bradford's
Est: $0- $0
$456 Bids
14K Gold Gold Estate Necklace
Oct 31, 10:00 AM MST
14K Gold Gold Estate Necklace
by Monarch Auction and Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$606 Bids
14K White Gold, Cultured Tahitian Pearl and Diamond, Vintage Inspired Pendant
Nov 02, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold, Cultured Tahitian Pearl and Diamond, Vintage Inspired Pendant
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD300- AUD400
AUD2006 Bids
Signed Pedro Castillo Taxco Sterling Necklace
Oct 31, 10:00 AM MST
Signed Pedro Castillo Taxco Sterling Necklace
by Monarch Auction and Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$706 Bids
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Lady Elgin Platinum Diamond Art Deco Evening Watch
Nov 07, 12:00 PM EDT
Lady Elgin Platinum Diamond Art Deco Evening Watch
by Neely Auction
Est: $800- $1,200
$6255 Bids
1960s Tiered Wedding Cake Chandelier
Nov 17, 10:00 AM EST
1960s Tiered Wedding Cake Chandelier
by The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc
Est: $500- $3,000
$1255 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Necklaces & Pendants


Papps Family Liquidation.com

Papps Family Liquidation.com

Estate Jewelry Auctioneers

Estate Jewelry Auctioneers

Riverside Galleries, Inc

Riverside Galleries, Inc

Col. Christie Hatman, Auctioneer

Col. Christie Hatman, Auctioneer