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Faience Necklace

Antique Blue Glaze Faience Porcelain Amulet Estate Necklace
Located in Montreal, QC
Antique Group of 15 Amulet charms, Faience with blue glaze, strung as a Necklace, held by a
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Early 20th Century Unknown Artisan More Necklaces

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Turquoise, Sterling Silver

Egyptian Faience Beads with Six Critrine Briolettes
By Muzeion
Located in Nuevo Leon, MX
Antique Egyptain Faience Beads Ca. 712-343 BC (only the green ones) with 6 contemporary Citrine
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21st Century and Contemporary Egyptian Beaded Necklaces

Multi-Color Faience Beads with Modern Bronce Toggle
By Muzeion
Located in Nuevo Leon, MX
20 String Necklace of Antique Egyptian (2,500 Years Old) Multicolor Faience Beads with Modern
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Beaded Necklaces

22K Gold Lapis Lazuli Ancient Egyptian Faience Figurine
Located in New York, NY
A vintage 22K gold amulet pendant adorned with an ancient Egyptian faience god figure. Mounted on a
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20th Century Unknown Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklaces

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Lapis Lazuli, 22k Gold

Egyptian Faience Ceramic Scarab 18K Yellow Gold Charm Pendant
Located in London, GB
in glazed blue faience on ceramic, engraved to both sides and encircled with gold wire. Unmarked but
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20th Century Egyptian Pendant Necklaces

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Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Egyptian Faience Ceramic Scarab 18K Yellow Gold Charm Pendant
Egyptian Faience Ceramic Scarab 18K Yellow Gold Charm Pendant
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W 0.44 in D 0.28 in L 0.71 in
Egyptian Revival Brown Faience Scarab Pendant with 14K Gold Mount
Located in Venice, CA
crafted using a material known as Egyptian Paste or "faience", which is the oldest form of non-clay glazed
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Vintage 1920s Unknown Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklaces

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14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Egyptian Revival Beige Faience Scarab Pendant with 14K Gold Mount
Located in Venice, CA
crafted using a material known as Egyptian Paste or "faience", which is the oldest form of non-clay glazed
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Vintage 1920s Unknown Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklaces

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14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Egyptian Revival Small Turquoise Faience Scarab Pendant with 14K Gold Mount
Located in Venice, CA
crafted using a material known as Egyptian Paste or "faience", which is the oldest form of non-clay glazed
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Vintage 1920s Unknown Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklaces

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14k Gold

Egyptian Revival Faience Turquoise and Brown Scarab Pendant with 14K Gold Mount
Located in Venice, CA
crafted using a material known as Egyptian Paste or "faience", which is the oldest form of non-clay glazed
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Vintage 1920s Unknown Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklaces

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14k Gold

Antique Egyptian Revival Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Antique Egyptian Revival Necklace, Circa 1866. A highly unusual Masonic tour necklace with
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Antique 1860s Egyptian Pendant Necklaces

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18k Gold

Antique Egyptian Revival Necklace
Antique Egyptian Revival Necklace
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Ancient Egyptian Carved Scarab Gold Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Egyptian faïence Scarab (1000 BC) and 22k yellow gold spinner/reversible pendant
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

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22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

Georg Jensen 1961 Nanna Ditzel Rare Necklace 18Kt Gold Vermeil Sterling Silver
By Georg Jensen and Nanna Ditzel
Located in Miami, FL
Geometric necklace designed by Nanna Ditzel (1923-2005) for Georg Jensen. Very rare geometric
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Vintage 1960s Danish Modernist Link Necklaces

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Gold, Yellow Gold, Vermeil, Sterling Silver, Silver

House of Sol Gold filled Silver Scarab Charm with Sapphire
Located in Sarasota, FL
. - Designed to elevate any look, this charm pairs seamlessly with your HoS necklaces, adding a touch of
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2010s Turkish Artist Pendant Necklaces

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Sapphire, Gold-filled, Silver

Egyptian Scarab w/ Seal Pendant in 21K gold
Located in Atlanta, GA
Century BC. This Egyptian scarab is made from faience or baked glass and is set beautifully in 21 K gold
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Artisan Pendant Necklaces

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Gold

Egyptian Scarab w/ Seal Pendant in 21K gold
Egyptian Scarab w/ Seal Pendant in 21K gold
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H 1.13 in W 0.57 in D 0.25 in
Cleopatra Style Eygptian Revival Bib
Located in New York, NY
and plastic are used to simulate lapis, gold, coral and jet with genuine faience scarabs. Light in
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Vintage 1960s American Beaded Necklaces

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Gilt Metal

Cleopatra Style Eygptian Revival Bib
Cleopatra Style Eygptian Revival Bib
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W 3.75 in L 18 in
Bronze Age Cypriot Plank Idol
Located in London, GB
, diadems and faience necklaces. Such evidence has been particularly well documented during the three major
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Cypriot Abstract Sculptures

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Terracotta

Bronze Age Cypriot Plank Idol
Bronze Age Cypriot Plank Idol
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MIRIAM HASKELL 1970s Gold Chain Winged Scarab Egyptian Etruscan Pendant Necklace
By Miriam Haskell
Located in Thiensville, WI
Late 1970s Miriam Haskell (signed) gold-tone winged scarab large pendant necklace. Chain is curb style with rectangular links joined with grooved connectors that look like stacked be...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Unknown Egyptian Revival Signet Rings

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Yellow Gold, 22k Gold

Gold Egyptian Revival Choker Necklace By Les Bernard, 1970s
By Les Bernard
Located in McKinney, TX
- Vintage item - Collectible costume jewelry piece from the '70s - 16.5" length - 1.25" width at widest point - Gold plated - Graduated textured articulating panel links - Fold...
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Egyptian Lavender Jeweled Gem Colored Necklace 24K Electroplated
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
Add a touch of luxuriousness to your look with the Egyptian necklace. This ornate choker features an exquisite handmade design, delicately crafted using color to create a truly uniq...
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20th Century Egyptian Egyptian Revival Choker Necklaces

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24k Gold, Brass

Gold Plated Egyptian Revival Textured Collar Necklace circa 1980s
Located in London, GB
Beautiful gold plated textured mesh necklace, with a contrasting shiny line design. Measuring length approximately 40 cm / 15.7 inches plus an extension chain of 4.5 cm / 1.7 inches,...
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Austrian 1915 Art Nouveau Egyptian Revival Plique à Jour Winged Scarab Brooch
Located in Miami, FL
Austrian Egyptian revival Plique à Jour winged Scarab brooch An exceptional elongated brooch, created in Austria during the art nouveau period, back in the 1915. This magnifique pie...
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Alex Jona Coral Branch Pink Sapphire 18 Karat Rose Gold Dangle Pendant Earrings
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Located in Torino, IT
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Vintage 925 Sterling Silver Egyptian Stirrup Signet Ring
Located in Rotterdam, NL
A beautiful Egyptian Revival stirrup-shaped ring depicting a pharaoh with Egyptian hieroglyphic symbols. The pharaoh sits on his throne and holds a scepter in his hand. Some Egyptian...
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Tanzaniane Torchon Necklace 18 Karat Gold Ebony Antiques Netsuke
By Giulia Colussi
Located in Milan, IT
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Dubini Ancient Egyptian Scarab Black Stone 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring
By DUBINI
Located in London, GB
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Ankh Dangle Earrings are Ancient Egypt Symbol in 22 Karat Gold, Drop Earrings
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Egyptian Hieroglyphic Symbol Yellow Gold Pendant Charm
Located in Geneva, CH
Immerse yourself in the allure of ancient Egypt with our Egyptian Hieroglyphic Symbol Yellow Gold Pendant Charm. Inspired by the captivating era of the pharaohs, this pendant charm e...
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20th Century Egyptian Revival Pendant Necklaces

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Yellow Gold

Gold Plated Egyptian Revival Chevron Collar Necklace circa 1980s
Located in London, GB
Beautiful gold plated chevron design mesh necklace, with a safety chain. Measuring length approximately 40.5 cm / 15.9 inches, by width 9.5 mm / .37 inch. The necklace is in very goo...
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Vintage 1980s English Egyptian Revival Choker Necklaces

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Ancient 22ct Gold Ring With An Etruscan Scarab
Located in Firenze, IT
A gold ring with a scarab of a bull. Etruscan, 4th - 5th Century BC. Ring size 8 The scarab measures 2cm x 1,4cm x 1.2cm The gold ring is original.
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Italian Signet Rings

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Gold, 22k Gold

Egyptian Mesh, Jeweled Gem Colored Necklace 24K Electroplated
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
Add a touch of luxuriousness to your look with the mesh necklace. This ornate choker features an exquisite handmade design, delicately crafted using color to create a truly unique p...
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Egyptian Faience Bust of Isis Pendant Gold Pendant Necklace
Located in New York, NY
A Faience and Gold Pendant Necklace, suspending a green Egyptian faience bust of Isis pendant
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Ancient Egyptian Faience Bes Amulet Pendant with Garnet, Carnelian, 20k Gold
Located in Bloomington, IN
barrel beads midway back on each side of the necklace; a faience pendant depicting the ancient Egyptian
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Artist Pendant Necklaces

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Carnelian, Garnet, Gold

Ancient Egyptian New Kingdom Amulets of Various Stones with 20k Gold Tube Beads
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Ancient Egyptian Mycenean Period Carnelian Shells with Matching Gold Shell Beads
Located in Bloomington, IN
and faience in their jewelry. The set of gold beads are modern, and were made by our expert goldsmith
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Artist Beaded Necklaces

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Ancient Egyptian Faience Falcon Head
Located in Lugano, CH
The object formed part of a broad necklace, or an Usekh collar. The lower section of this flat
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Collectible Jewelry

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Faience

Sekhmet Faience Amulet, Egypt, Late Period, '664-332 BC'
Located in Paris, FR
Turquoise blue faience Amulet representing the Egyptian goddess Sekhmet sitting on a throne
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Animal Sculptures

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Pair of Late 19th Century Terracotta Busts Featuring Orientalist Figures
By Friedrich Goldscheider
Located in London, GB
necklace of which one of the beads is missing. The male wears a keffiyeh, a Middle Eastern headdress
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Busts

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Art Deco Scarab Faience Silver Bracelet Necklace Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Art Deco Egyptian revival scarab faience and silver bracelet and necklace suite circa 1925
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Vintage 1920s Art Deco Drop Necklaces

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Located in San Antonio, TX
18kt gold pendant inlaid with lapis stripes, surrounding an antique Egyptian faience piece. Marked
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20th Century American Drop Necklaces

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Egyptian Faience Beads with Seven Critrine Briolettes
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Beaded Necklaces

Egyptain Faience Beads with Six Critrine Briolettes
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Original Egyptian Faience beads 2,500 yrs old restrung with 6 contemporary citrine briolettes
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Egyptian Beads Strands Necklace
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Several strands of ancient Egyptian faience beads hang in columns in front of a contemporary silver
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Located in London, GB
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Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1960s, 18k, Swiss. Featuring a huge brilliant blue faience scarab set in a rich eighteen
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By Muzeion
Located in Nuevo Leon, MX
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Located in Venice, CA
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Egyptian Revival Faience Scarab Pendant with 14K Gold Mount, 1920's
Located in Venice, CA
using a material known as Egyptian Paste or ""faience"", which is the oldest form of non-clay glazed
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Art Deco Egyptian Revival Faience Pharaoh in 14k Gold Mount Pendant / Charm
Located in Venice, CA
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One Egyptian goddess Hippo Taweret Taueret Carved Charm 14 Karat Yellow Gold
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ONE CHARM- THE HIPPO FOR THIS SALE Etruscan Carved Temple God for charm bracelet, necklace or other
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Located in Los Angeles, CA
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Located in London, GB
Six of the pendants are Ancient Egyptian Faience representing the dwarf God Bes, the Monkey Hapi
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400BC Egyptian Faience Amulet, Platinum, Diamond, Emerald, and Onyx Pendant
By Bobby Tseitlin
Located in Chicago, IL
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Faience Necklace For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the faience necklace you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Frequently made of gold, yellow gold and 14k gold, this item was constructed with great care. Our collection of these items for sale includes 19 vintage editions and 2 modern creations to choose from as well. Finding the perfect faience necklace may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 18th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. Finding an appealing faience necklace — no matter the origin — is easy, but Muzeion, Georg Jensen and Nanna Ditzel and Vicki Orr each produced a popular version that is worth a look. Take a look at a faience necklace featuring lapis lazuli from our inventory today to add the perfect touch to your look. Today, if you’re looking for a mixed cut version of this piece and are unable to find the perfect match, our selection also includes round cut and uncut alternatives. Most of our faience necklace for sale are for women, but there are 12 pieces available to browse for men.

How Much is a Faience Necklace?

On average, a faience necklace at 1stDibs sells for $873, while they’re typically $235 on the low end and $150,000 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 Bulgari, or shop by your favorite style, from eye-catching choker necklaces to understated links to pearl necklaces and more.