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*DESCRIPTION: In the 1960s, ART (Arthur Pepper) a costume jewelry manufacturer, created an Asian-inspired collection.
This pretty, signed charm pendant is from that particular collection.
There is so much detail.
The "cha-cha" pendant features 15 charms: 4 marbled genuine green Bakelite pieces, 3 Mother of Pearl discs, 5 “coins” with symbols, 2 green plastic balls, & 1 rectangle with symbols.
Three of the four Bakelite charms are pagodas with a round piece of Bakelite centered in each.
The fourth Bakelite charm is heart-shaped. (My favorite.)
The Bakelite pieces are set open backed.
The 15 charms hang from a gold-tone, Pagoda-designed pendant.
(See photos of hanging charms.)
The pendant bail is large and can also be worn on a lapel.
Fascinating piece. Fun to wear.
(All my Bakelite is authenticated using Simichome Polish.)
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DIMENSIONS: ~2" x 2-1/4"
Wt.: ~43 gms
HALLMARK(s): “ART c (copyright)” is found on the pendant's reverse.
CONDITION: very good condition.
There is mild metal wear that does not impact the piece's overall beauty.
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Please dive into the photos for yourself.
Unless stated, this is vintage jewelry, previously owned. Gentle wear should be expected.
Questions? Need more photos? EMAIL me.
Please keep in mind that I gently clean ALL pieces but leave deeper cleaning to the buyer’s discretion.
Thank you for visiting.
COMBINED SHIPPING: I DO combine shipping at a LOW COST to YOU. After you pay regular shipping for your first piece, each additional piece purchased on the same invoice will be only 50 cents/piece (within the U.S.).
I ship within the U.S., to Canada, Europe (specifically, the United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland), as well as Australia & New Zealand, SINGAPORE & HONG KONG.
I take GREAT PRIDE in PACKAGING your purchase(s): I treat the piece(s) like I would want my purchase(s) shipped to me, carefully wrapped & boxed. The pieces are mailed first-class USPS + tracking/confirmation #.
Please see COMBINED SHIPPING under "Payment Policy" section.
I've enjoyed sharing my pieces with you :)
Please purchase with the knowledge that I am NOT a jewelry expert/dealer. I earnestly tried to describe the jewelry to the best of my knowledge through words, photos, approximate measurements, & stone sizes/gm weights.
The pieces are from my personal collection purchased new and vintage. Unless indicated, the pieces have been previously loved, so normal wear is expected.
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