Joan Rivers signed Abalone Shell, Domed, MALTESE Cross PIN with gray green Pearl Beads ~big, bold, amazing, vintage costume jewelry

Shipping to United States: Free
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*DESCRIPTION: I love Ms. River’s Maltese crosses.
To me, this is one of her finest examples.
First, the piece is BIG & BOLD.
Second, the weight is substantial.
Third, the colors & materials unite to create an exquisite pin.
Abalone Shell is featured in the center with a cabochon cut piece, ~20 cm, that has so much rich color.
Surrounding the center stone are square-cut pieces of abalone, each with its own unique design.
On either side of the square-cut pieces are gray green SWAROVSKI pearl beads, each ~10 cm.
The elements are set into silver tone metal that is Japanned.
The Japanning effect adds so much to the overall appearance of piece.
The reverse is also Japanned and there is flower cut out work! Wow!
The overall shape is domed.
Lovely piece with attention to detail.
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*DIMENSIONS: ~2-5/8”
*Wt.: ~56 gms !
*HALLMARK(s): “JOAN RIVERS” placard on the pin’s reverse
*CONDITION: excellent.
Very little wear.
The roll-over pin holds tightly.
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Please dive into the photos for yourself.

Unless stated, this is vintage jewelry, previously owned. Gentle wear should be expected.

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Please keep in mind that I gently clean ALL pieces but leave deeper cleaning to the buyer’s discretion.


Shipping & Policies

Payment Methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards


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.).

Shipping from United States

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.


Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations

Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase

I don't accept returns or exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Returns and exchange details

All pieces are SOLD AS IS. Normally, I DO NOT ACCEPT RETURNS. However, my priority is to make You, the Buyer, happy. I’m an honest person who does not intentionally/willfully misrepresent pieces I sell. However, I’m human and make mistakes. Please contact me via email if you are dissatisfied within seven (7) days of receipt. Together, we can work out something :)

If you return an item, you must cover the return shipping cost including a confirmation/tracking # and in the original box/packaging within 7 days of arrival to your home. Upon my receipt of the returned piece(s), I will REFUND your ENTIRE purchase price INCLUDING the original S&H.


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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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