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Deco Chunky Bakelite Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Fabulous Vintage bakelite piece in a yellow amber color on a topaz bakelite chain. Great movement when you wear this incredible design of multi faceted chunky pieces. Unsigned. Co...
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Vintage 1940s Drop Necklaces

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H 1.75 in. D .75 in. L 18 in.
Vintage Chunky Curb Chain 1980s
Located in Wilmslow, GB
A gorgeous Vintage Chunky Curb Chain. Featuring a chunky version of the small curb link. Vintage Condition: Very good without damage or noteworthy wear. Materials: Gold Plated Met...
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Vintage 1980s Chain Necklaces

  • Vintage Chunky Curb Chain 1980s
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W 0.24 in. L 17.92 in.
Chunky Seventies Italian Gold Necklace
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1970s, 18k, Italy. This bold seventies necklace is the perfect signature accessory. Its chic, chunky design is underscored by alternating polished and fluted finishes. It has ...
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Vintage 1970s Link Necklaces

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18k Gold, Gold

Chunky Crystal Embellished Chain Necklace 2000s
Located in Wilmslow, GB
A Crystal Chain Necklace. Featuring chunky links set with crystals to dramatic effect. Condition: Very good without damage or noteworthy wear. Materials: Gold plated metal, glass cr...
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Early 2000s Chain Necklaces

Antique Baltic Raw Chunky Amber Necklace
Located in Chesterland, OH
A genuine, ancient Baltic amber necklace weighing 229 grams, approx 1900s. The diameter of the largest bead approx 36mm. The diameter of the smallest bead approx 21mm. All beads were...
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Antique Early 1900s Beaded Necklaces

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Amber

Vintage NAPIER gold chunky choker necklace
By Napier
Located in Palos Hills, IL
DETAILS • signed NAPIER • gold tone • vintage designer runway necklace MEASUREMENTS • 16.5" by 0.63" CONDITION • excellent vintage condition with minimal signs of wear ❤️❤️ ...
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20th Century Choker Necklaces

Napier Vintage Silver Chunky Link Necklace
By Napier
Located in Milford, DE
Stylish vintage Napier necklace, featuring chunky silver-tone links for a bold, glamorous look! Marks / hallmarks / etc: Napier 12 to 14 inches w/ extension chain.
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20th Century Retro More Necklaces

Chunky Agate & Jasper Bead Statement Necklace
Located in New York, NY
A stunning statement necklace comprised of jasper beads, centering a large agate pendant.
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Late 20th Century Beaded Necklaces

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Agate, Jasper, Yellow Gold

Vintage Large Chunky Curb Chain 1990s
Located in Wilmslow, GB
A Vintage Gold Chunky Curb Chain. Crafted in gold plated metal. Substantial and wonderful quality. Very good vintage condition, 44cms. Wonderfully stylish for all occasions. Establ...
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1990s Link Necklaces

Chunky Multi-Color Lucite Chain Necklace
Located in New York, NY
This wonderful chunky multi-hue lucite necklace is lightweight, weighing like a feather. The necklace measures 31" in total length with a gold hardware clasp for closing...
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Vintage 1970s Chain Necklaces

Christian Dior Chunky Stone Necklace Vintage
By Christian Dior
Located in Wallkill, NY
Silver-Tone Dior Necklace Faux tigers eye, malachite, Lapis and more are prong-set in a silver-tone twisted circle. Hallmarked on the back and on the clasp Drop Measures 2.75 in. The...
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Vintage 1960s Drop Necklaces

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Carnelian, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite

Chunky Gold and Diamond Link Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Link necklace finely crafted in 18K yellow gold. Every other link is crafted with diamonds. The diamonds weigh an approximate total of 20.00 carat.
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Vintage 1970s Link Necklaces

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Diamond, 18k Gold

Monies Style Chunky Faux Coral Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Monies style signature resin barbaric style, faux coral necklace of vari size polished and naturalistic beads Strung on brown woven cotton cord with bead and self loop closure, 1990...
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1990s Beaded Necklaces

Chunky Brass with Resin Accent Choker
Located in New York, NY
Chunky brass frame choker is accented with amber-shade resin ranging from 2 3/8" x 1 3/8" to 6/8" x 2 1/8" in size. The circumference of the choker measures 17&qu...
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Vintage 1970s Choker Necklaces

Vintage CLAIRE DEVE Jewelled Arabesque Chunky Necklace
By Claire Deve
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage CLAIRE DEVE Jewelled Arabesque Chunky Necklace Measurements: Height: 1.37 inch (3.5 cm) Wearable Length: 16.14 inches (41 cm) maximum Features: - 100% Authentic CLAIRE DEVE...
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Vintage 1980s More Necklaces

Yves St Laurent Silver Tone Chunky Necklace
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Montreal, QC
Yves St Laurent silver tone chunky necklace. Measures 18 inches long, wear consistent with age, c.1990. Signed, metal silver tone.
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1990s More Necklaces

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Base Metal

A.Jeschel Rough Cut Chunky Aquamarine Necklace
By Elaine Silverstein
Located in Miami, FL
One-of-a-Kind Richly colored Aquamarine makes up this collar of rough cut plates that surround the neck “ just so.”. The carefully matched plates are rough on the front side to capt...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Beaded Necklaces

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Aquamarine, Vermeil

9ct 375 Gold Chunky Rope Necklace
Located in London, GB
9ct 375 Yellow Gold Chunky Rope Choker with hollow puff Heart Pendant *** Heart Position - sits high -- adjacent to shoulder line " Full British Hallmarks on both heart and rope c...
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Vintage 1980s Edwardian Choker Necklaces

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Gold

Christian Dior Chunky ID Tag Curb Necklace
By Christian Dior
Located in Nice, FR
CHRISTIAN DIOR chunky gold toned necklace featuring curb links and ID tag embossed DIOR. Hook clasp closure. Embossed DIOR ®. Indicative measurements : max. wearable length approx...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chain Necklaces

Vintage Christian Dior Chunky Link Chain 1980s
By Christian Dior
Located in Wilmslow, GB
A show stopping Vintage Dior Chunky Link Chain. Weighty, large links crafted in gold plated metal. Very good vintage condition, 43.5cms. A brilliantly stylish necklace from the Dior ...
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Vintage 1980s Link Necklaces

Vintage CHRISTIAN LACROIX Chunky Nugget Bead Necklace
By Christian Lacroix
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage CHRISTIAN LACROIX Chunky Nugget Bead Necklace Measurement: Wearable Length: 15 2/8 inches (38.73 cm) to 17 4/8 inches (44.45 cm) Features: - 100% Authentic CHRISTIAN LACROI...
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20th Century Link Necklaces

Gavilane “Ice Cubes” Chunky Gem Giant Necklace
Located in Geneva, CH
Established in 1987 and promoted in Harper’s Bazar in 1988, the French Gavilane house is a luxury manufacturer specialized in the creation of costume jewelry and fashion accessories....
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Late 20th Century More Necklaces

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Crystal, Gilt Metal

Chunky Curb Precious Chain Gold Diamond Sapphire Necklace
By Natkina
Located in Montreux, CH
Prepare to dazzle. The sparkle-coated Chunky Curb Chain Necklace is the final piece to that head-turning weekend look you've been planning. Trade in your delicate chains for maximali...
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21st Century and Contemporary More Necklaces

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Yves Saint Laurent Runway Chunky Gold Link Necklace
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
This is a bold yet beautiful runway piece from Yves Saint Laurent. Taken straight from the 80's, it is featured in a gold tone with 9 chunky links that sit close to the neck and a ho...
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Vintage 1980s Link Necklaces

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Gold

Emerald Sacred Medal Necklace Chunky Chain Pendant J Dauphin
By J DAUPHIN
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Emerald Virgin Mary Necklace Medal Chunky Chain Pendant J Dauphin Exclusive piece with a Round Virgin Mary Medal in Silver with an Emerald set in a Gold Prong prong and with a gold ...
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2010s Contemporary Chain Necklaces

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Emerald, 14k Gold, Gold Plate, Silver

AJD Quartz Crystal and Rose Quartz Chunky Necklace
By Aria Jewelry Design
Located in Tuxedo Park , NY
Custom made 18 inch necklace in frosted Rose Quartz and frosted Quartz Crystal Beads of 22MM accented with rose spacers. Delicate colors in a bold, statement necklace. Silver plate...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Beaded Necklaces

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Quartz, Crystal, Mixed Metal

URART Chunky 18k Gold Oval Edged Link Necklace
Located in Baar, CH
URART was founded in 1972 with a guiding vision that treasures ardent research as much as aesthetic perfection. Urart has added to his portfolio, one-to-one applications and modern i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Chain Necklaces

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18k Gold

Vintage Dior Necklace 1980s - Gold Plated Chunky Chain
By Christian Dior
Located in London, GB
Dior Vintage 1980s Necklace Super cool chunky curb chain from the 80s Dior archive. Made in Germany in the mid 1980s, this amazing necklace is crafted from gold plated shiny large l...
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Vintage 1980s Link Necklaces

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Gold Plate

Vintage Christian Dior Chunky Curb Chain Necklace, 1980s
By Christian Dior
Located in London, GB
Vintage 1980s Christian Dior textured curb chain necklace in gold plate. This necklace features chunky links with a unique diamond-patterned texture which gives it a lustrous semi-m...
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Vintage 1980s Modern Chain Necklaces

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Gold Plate

Vintage gold chunky link chain textured toggle necklace
Located in Palos Hills, IL
DETAILS unsigned gold tone textured finish vintage designer runway necklace MEASUREMENTS 17.25" long CONDITION excellent vintage condition with minimal signs of wear ❤️❤️ VINTAG...
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20th Century Chain Necklaces

Large Southwestern Gaspeite & Silver Navajo Style Chunky Necklace
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very fine large Southwestern gaspeite and silver necklace. With large geometric-cut gaspeite stones strung on heavy cord and capped at the ends with silver beads and engraved flow...
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20th Century More Necklaces

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Silver

9ct 375 Gold Large Chunky Link Necklace
Located in London, GB
9ct 375 Gold 19" Necklace Quality Goldsmiths piece of jewellery Length 19 Inches Chain Width 5mm Total Weight 14.21 grammes Fully Hallmarked - British Standard. Hallmarkers Initia...
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Late 20th Century Modern Chain Necklaces

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Gold

  • 9ct 375 Gold Large Chunky Link Necklace
  • 9ct 375 Gold Large Chunky Link Necklace
  • 9ct 375 Gold Large Chunky Link Necklace
  • 9ct 375 Gold Large Chunky Link Necklace
W 0.2 in. D 0.3 in. L 19.01 in.
Vintage Chanel Baroque Pearl & Chunky Chain Necklace 1980s
By Chanel
Located in Wilmslow, GB
The quintessential Chanel Pearl Chain Necklace. Originating from 1983, the year Lagerfeld joined the house. Crafted in gold plated metal and glass baroque style simulated pearls. Fea...
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Vintage 1980s Chain Necklaces

Vintage Givenchy Long Chunky Double Curb Chain 1980s
By Givenchy
Located in Wilmslow, GB
A very grand Vintage Givenchy Chunky Chain. One of the late great 20th century couturiers, Hubert de Givenchy founded his namesake fashion house in 1952, destined to leave an indelib...
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Vintage 1980s Chain Necklaces

Gold Chunky Woven Chain Necklace By Napier, 1980s
By Napier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
- Vintage item - 18" length - .75" width - Gold plated - Clasp closure - By Napier (signed on hang tag) - Circa 1980s - Estate acquired - Excellent vintage condition
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Vintage 1980s Modern Chain Necklaces

Very Bold Chunky Turquoise Necklace. Iris Apfel Style
Located in Buchanan, MI
Very Bold Chunky Turquoise Necklace. Iris Apfel Style. Great Statement With A Simple White Blouse.
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20th Century Classical Greek Beaded Necklaces

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Turquoise

Chunky Goldtone Necklace with Large Dangles, Costume Jewelry
Located in Stamford, CT
Large chunky goldtone chain with multiple grey tiger striped baubles. Balls are 1" in diameter.
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Vintage 1970s Chain Necklaces

Chunky Black Onyx and Diamond Yellow Gold Necklace
Located in New York, NY
A chic black onyx and diamond necklace in yellow gold, circa 1980s.
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Late 20th Century Choker Necklaces

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Diamond, Onyx, Yellow Gold

Kenneth Jay Lane Chunky Cream Hand-Knotted Necklace
By Kenneth Jay Lane
Located in New York, NY
Kenneth Jay Lane whimsical chunky cream-colored hand-knotted necklace measures 15 inches in length with a width of 3/4.
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Vintage 1980s Artisan Choker Necklaces

Vintage CHRISTIAN LACROIX Matador Multi Charm Chunky Necklace
By Christian Lacroix
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage CHRISTIAN LACROIX Matador Multi Charm Chunky Necklace Measurements: Height: 2 1/8 inches Wearable Length: 16 6/8 inches (maximum) Features: - 100% Authentic CHRISTIAN LACRO...
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20th Century Drop Necklaces

Vintage CHANEL Chunky Ring Link Chain Choker Necklace
By Chanel
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage CHANEL Chunky Ring Link Chain Choker Necklace Measurements: Height: 0.87 inch (2.2 cm) Wearable Length: 16.14 inches (41 cm) to 18.30 inches (46.5 cm) Features: - 100% Auth...
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20th Century Chain Necklaces

Vintage CLAIRE DEVE Chunky Pastel Charm Rhinestones Necklace
By Claire Deve
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage CLAIRE DEVE Chunky Pastel Charm Rhinestones Necklace Measurements: Height: 1 3/8 inch (3.49 cm) Wearable Length: 18 2/8 inches (46.35 cm) Features: - 100% Authentic CLAIRE ...
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20th Century Drop Necklaces

Karl Lagerfeld Chunky Charm Necklace 1990s Never Worn
By Karl Lagerfeld
Located in Wallkill, NY
Large chunky Lagerfeld Necklace with large charms, consisting of Crown with clear crystals, Large Discs, Guard Helmets and Hearts. Charms range from 1.41 down to .83 High. Measures 1...
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1990s Chain Necklaces

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Gilt Metal

1980s Chunky Escada Charm Bib necklace Never Worn
By Escada
Located in Wallkill, NY
Huge Square and circular Charms hanging from a layered bib necklace 2 of the 3 chains have charms on them. The necklace has a chain to adjust the length. 17 inches long. Never Worn! ...
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Vintage 1980s Multi-Strand Necklaces

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Gilt Metal

Vintage Cartier Chunky Diamond Necklace in Tri-Colored Gold
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A beautiful and elegant Cartier chunky pendant necklace set in 18k tri-coloured gold. From a now discontinued Cartier collection, the necklace is firstly composed of a chunky woven ...
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Vintage 1980s Unknown Retro Pendant Necklaces

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

18K Roberto Coin Chunky Gold Nugget Necklace, Double Strand
By Roberto Coin
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This rare and wonderful Roberto Coin designed 18K yellow gold double line, chunky nugget necklace captures the exact feeling of real pure gold, just as it is mined from the Earth. Ev...
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Late 20th Century Italian Artisan Link Necklaces

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Yellow Gold, Gold, 18k Gold

AJD Sparkling Chunky Citrine Nuggets with Goldy Accents Necklace
By Aria Jewelry Design
Located in Tuxedo Park , NY
Fun and funky necklace of gorgeous golden faceted nuggets of Citrine with glistening goldy accents. These nuggets, which vary from transparent to translucent, are roughly faceted in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Beaded Necklaces

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Citrine, Vermeil, Mixed Metal

White Diamond Virgin Mary Necklace Chunky Chain Pendant J Dauphin
By J DAUPHIN
Located in Los Angeles, CA
White Diamond Virgin Mary Necklace Chunky Chain Pendant J Dauphin Two White Diamond Set in Prongs on a Bronze Medal Coin Pendant and a Silver Virgin Mary Medal Hanging on a Chunky C...
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2010s Victorian Chain Necklaces

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White Diamond, Sterling Silver, Bronze, Gold-filled, Silver

Antique 9ct Yellow Gold Chunky Star Link Chain
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
Antique 9ct Yellow Gold Chunky Star Link Chain beautiful detailed chunky chain The item comes without the box in the photos but will be presented in a gift box Measurements: weigh...
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Antique 1880s Victorian Chain Necklaces

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Yellow Gold

Vintage Ciner Chunky Long Link Choker Necklace Circa 1980s
By Ciner
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Ciner Chunky Long Link Choker Necklace. Looks like Long Links with a Patern Swirled through the Middle of the Link. Each link is 1.25" L and approximately 1.12" W. Is 16" L
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Vintage 1980s American Artist Link Necklaces

Vintage Italian Chunky Link Necklace in 18k Yellow Gold
Located in London, GB
A beautiful vintage Italian chunky link necklace set in 18k yellow gold. The necklace is composed of exactly 93 gold chunky links, connected in the iconic brick link design. Becaus...
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Vintage 1980s Retro Link Necklaces

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Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Chunky Chain Necklace 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond
Located in Geneva, CH
A beautiful massif chunky chaine made of 18K yellow gold. This amazing accessory is composed of 58 solid gold chain links + 2 next to the locker and the locker itself. The locker is...
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20th Century Modern Link Necklaces

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Aurora Borealis Chunky Faceted Crystal Choker Necklace, 1950s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
- Vintage item - Measures 17" total length, can be adjusted down to 14" using hook clasp and extender chain - Aurora Borealis iridescent crystals - Silver tone hardware - Circa 1...
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Vintage 1950s Modern Choker Necklaces

Chunky Carnelian & Bi-color Fluorite Long Chain Station Necklace
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chunky Carnelian & Bi-color Fluorite Long Chain Necklace The necklace features 6 large tumbled carnelian and 7 large tumbled bi-color flurite. Each station is hand wire wrapped with...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Beaded Necklaces

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Other, Carnelian, Gold Plate

Vintage YVES SAINT LAURENT Ysl Chunky Tricolour Chain Necklace
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage YVES SAINT LAURENT Ysl Chunky Tricolour Chain Necklace Measurements: Height: 1.28 inches (3.25 cm) Wearable Length: 16 2/8 inches (41.35 cm) Features: - 100% Authentic YVES...
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20th Century Choker Necklaces

Chanel Vintage Chunky Chain Link Magnifying Glass Sautoir Necklace
By Chanel
Located in Nice, FR
CHANEL vintage sautoir necklace featuring chunky gold tone chain link and magnifying glass pendant embellished with GRIPOIX faux pearls. CC logo on both side of the pendant. Jump r...
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20th Century Chain Necklaces

Chunky Chain Necklace Medal Pendant Virgin Mary White Diamond J Dauphin
By J DAUPHIN
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chunky Chain Necklace Medal Pendant Virgin Mary White Diamond J Dauphin Two White Diamond Set in Gold Prongs on a 14k Gold Vermeil Medal Coin Pendant and a Silver Virgin Mary Figuri...
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2010s Victorian Chain Necklaces

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White Diamond, Black Pearl, Vermeil, 14k Gold, Gold-filled, Silver, Ster...

Emerald Virgin Mother Mary Medal Chunky Chain Necklace Gold J Dauphin
By J DAUPHIN
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Emerald set in Silver Prong on a Virgin Mother Mary Medal Round Coin Pendant in Bronze with a Gold Filled Chain Necklace J Dauphin The Chain is 23' long but can be made shorter or l...
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2010s Victorian Chain Necklaces

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Emerald, Gold-filled, Bronze

Chunky Chain Necklace White Diamond Sapphire Ruby Paris Souvenir Pendant
By J DAUPHIN
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chunky Chain Necklace White Diamond Sapphire Ruby Paris Souvenir Pendant J Dauphin Brass Chain and Pendant Gold plated in 10K Gold Made in Los Angeles Made to order 3-4 weeks t...
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2010s Contemporary Chain Necklaces

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Diamond, Sapphire, White Diamond, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 10k Gold, Yellow ...

Opal Medal Saint Chunky Chain Necklace Sacred Heart Silver J Dauphin
By J DAUPHIN
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Unique One of a kind Chain Necklace with a Jeanne Le Mat French Bronze Medal has 3 Opals set in gold prongs and has two twin pieces of Sterling Silver Hearts Pendant . The Chun...
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2010s American Victorian Chain Necklaces

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Opal, 14k Gold, Gold-filled, Silver, Sterling Silver, Bronze

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Chunky Necklaces For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are many options to choose from in our inventory of chunky necklaces. These distinct designs — crafted with great care and often made from Gold, Silver and Gold-filled — can elevate any look. Our collection of these items for sale includes 35 vintage editions and 43 modern creations to choose from as well. Our inventory has long been popular, and it includes earlier versions that date to the 19th Century and newer variations that were made as recently as the 21st Century. Our collection of chunky necklaces includes designs that are universally popular, but Victorian and Contemporary styles, specifically, are sought with frequency. J DAUPHIN, Gemjunky/M D Designs and Intini Jewels each produced beautiful examples of these items that are worth considering. Any of these pieces can lend versatility to your look, but Diamond versions, from our inventory of 22, are particularly popular. There are many brilliant cut, round cut and mixed cut chunky necklaces for sale. Most of our chunky necklaces for sale are for women, but there are 22 pieces available to browse for men.

How Much are Chunky Necklaces?

On average, chunky necklaces at 1stDibs sell for $894, while they’re typically $188 on the low end and $89,000 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Finding the Right Necklaces for You

We are fortunate to know much of the world’s long and dazzling history of necklaces, as this type of jewelry was so treasured that it was frequently buried with its owners.

Lapis lazuli beads adorned necklaces unearthed from the royal graves at the ancient Iraqi civilization of Sumer, while the excavation of King Tut’s burial chamber revealed a sense of style that led to a frenzy of Art Deco designs, with artisans of the 1920s seeking to emulate the elegant work crafted by Ancient Egypt’s goldsmiths and jewelry makers. 

In ancient times, pendant necklaces worn by royalty and nobles conferred wealth and prestige. Today, wearing jewelry is about personal expression: Luxury diamond necklaces exude confidence and can symbolize the celebratory nature of a deep romantic relationship, while paper-clip chain-link necklaces designed by the likes of goldsmith Faye Kim are firmly planted in the past as well as the present. Kim works exclusively with eco-friendly gold, and these fashionable, fun accessories owe to the design of 19th-century watch fobs. 

For some, necklaces are thought of as being a solely feminine piece, but this widely loved accessory has been gender-neutral for eons. In fact, just as women rarely took to wearing a single necklace during the Renaissance, men of the era layered chains and valuable pendants atop their bejeweled clothing. In modern times, the free-spirited hippie and counterculture movements of the 1960s saw costume-jewelry designers celebrating self-expression through colorful multistrand necklaces and no shortage of beads, which were worn by anyone and everyone. 

Even after all of these years, the necklace remains an irrefutable staple of any complete outfit. Although new trends in jewelry are constantly emerging, the glamour and beauty of the past continue to inform modern styles and designs. In a way, the cyclical history of the necklace differs little from its familiar looped form: The celebrated French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels found much inspiration in King Tut, and, now, their Alhambra collection is a go-to for modern royals. Vintage necklaces designed by David Webb — whose work landed him on the cover of Vogue in 1950, two years after opening his Manhattan shop — were likely inspired by the ornamental styles of ancient Greece, Mesopotamia and Egypt

On 1stDibs, browse top designers like Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and Bvlgari, or shop by your favorite style, from eye-catching choker necklaces to understated links to pearl necklaces and more. 

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