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12.31ct Pear Cabochon Emerald with Diamond Halo 18k White Gold Pendant Necklace
Located in BEVERLY HILLS, CA
Stunning emerald pendant of superb color, with bezel set diamond halo and diamond by the yard chain. 13.29 carats total gemstone weight. 12.31 carat pear cabochon emerald. 0.98 cara...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Necklaces

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, White Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Chalcedony Coral Diamond Gold Key Pendant Necklace
Located in Greenwich, CT
Wear a key to your heart with this Van Cleef & Arpels vintage, circa 1970, pendant necklace. The 1 1/2" in height key pendant, designed of chalcedony and coral, is topped with one r...
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1970s Modern Vintage Necklaces

Sky Blue Aquamarine Crystal Beaded Necklace with 18 Carat Mat Yellow Gold
Located in Kirschweiler, DE
This exceptional Sky Blue Aquamarine Crystal Beaded Necklace with 18 Carat Mat hexagonal Yellow Gold beads and clasp is totally handmade on German quality standard. The screw clasp ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Arts and Crafts Necklaces

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Aquamarine, Crystal, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier 1970's Vintage 18 Karat Gold Golden Fleece Ram Pendant Necklace
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Pendant is designed as a ram draped through a highly polished bale Fleece is woven and texturous while face is stylized Depiction is in reference to "The Golden Fleece" - the mytho...
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1970s Contemporary Vintage Necklaces

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14k Gold, 18k Gold, Gold, Yellow Gold

Grandeur 5.05 Carat Round Brilliant Diamond Graduating Necklace in 14K WhiteGold
Located in NEW YORK, NY
A simple yet very brilliant piece showcasing round diamonds that elegantly graduate larger as it reaches the center of the necklace. 85 Diamonds weigh 5.05 carats total and are very ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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Diamond, 14k Gold, White Gold

French Vintage Lapis Lazuli Turquoise 18 Karat Gold Beaded Necklace Bracelet Set
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Necklace bracelet set is comprised of woven gold twisted with beaded strands Lapis lazuli is very well matched ultramarine blue with moderate mottling and subtle pyrite flecking Tu...
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1960s Contemporary Vintage Necklaces

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Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Gold, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Emerald Shaped Emerald and Diamond Bail Gold Drop Pendant Necklace
Located in New York, NY
14 karats yellow gold pendant with 14 karat yellow gold necklace Necklace measuring 16 inches long Colombia emerald-cut emerald weighing 0.85 carats set in 14 karat yellow gold pen...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

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Emerald, Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

0.92 Carat, Natural Emerald and Diamond Chain Necklace Set in Platinum
Located in Tokyo, JP
A stunning Pendant featuring a 0.92 Carat, Natural Emerald and 1.30 Carats of Diamond Accents set in Platinum. People have admired emerald’s green for thousands of years. Emeralds ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Judith Ripka Diamond, White Gold and Blue Topaz Pendant
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This intricately detailed and substantial Judith Ripka designer pendant has, at it's center, one cushion shaped, brilliant cut, shimmering natural blue topaz weighing exactly 36.83 c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Necklaces

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Diamond, Topaz, Blue Topaz, 18k Gold, White Gold

Clock Pendant by the House of Cazzaniga, c. 1970
Located in New York, NY
A diamond, sapphire, enamel, and 18 karat white, yellow, and rose gold clock pendant, by the house of Cazzaniga, c. 1970, Italy. Signed Cazzaniga Roma 750, Italian Hallmarks. A hand ...
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1970s Vintage Necklaces

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

Jean Mahie Ancient Carved Mesopotamia Cornelian Bead Gold Choker Necklace
Located in Greenwich, CT
Designed by Jean Mahie using ancient carved earth tone Cornelian beads, circa 200 BC-500 AD, and 22 karat gold accents, this vintage choker necklace has both a timeless and modern vi...
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1990s Retro Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 22k Gold

Marco Bicego Diamond & White Gold Necklace
Located in San Francisco, CA
From the Marco Bicego GOA collection, the 18k white gold necklace is set with 7 round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing in total 0.21-ct., G color and VS clarity. The necklace weighs ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

South Sea Pearl with Diamond Pendant Set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
South Sea Pearl with Diamond 0.55 carat Pendant set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings (chain not included) Width: 1.5 cm Length: 4.0 cm Total Weight: 8.41 grams "We first opened do...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

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Diamond, South Sea Pearl, 18k Gold, White Gold

Diamonds,Rubies,Turquoise,Enamel,14Kt Gold and Silver Brooch/Pendant Necklace.
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
Particular snake shape brooch/pendant necklace in 14 karat rose gold and silver structure mounted with diamonds.On the head, three turquoises, surrounded by diamonds and two rubies a...
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1970s Retro Vintage Necklaces

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Diamond, Ruby, Turquoise, Gold, 14k Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Enamel

18 Karat White Gold Pendant Necklace with 2.57 Cts. Vivid Blue Sapphire
Located in Berlin, DE
This 18 karat white gold contemporary Mesopotamian pendant necklace is encrusted with 2.57 carats natural vivid blue cushion sapphire, 10x6.5 mm. The gem catches eye's attention and ...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

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Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

22k Pearl and Diamond Pendant Necklace by Tagili
Located in New York, NY
Mabe Pearl and Diamond Pendant set in 22k gold on a 16” paper clip 18k gold chain. Handmade, hand textured with Tagili Designs Signature finish. This has a very magestic feel to it a...
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2010s Artisan Necklaces

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22k Gold

French Madonna and Child 18K Yellow Gold Charm Pendant
Located in London, GB
A French 18 karat (18K) yellow gold charm pendant designed as a medal depicting the Madonna and Child on a throne in the heavens. The reverse inscribed ‘Lucien’ with a sheaf of lilie...
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20th Century Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Large 18 Carat Gold Leo Pendant with Diamonds
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A large 18 carat gold leo pendant decorated with five brilliant cut diamonds (app. 0.41 carat in total) with wild manes and different chased textures, with vertical master mark PL an...
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1970s Vintage Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

French St George 18K Yellow Gold Charm Pendant
Located in London, GB
A French 18 karat (18K) yellow gold charm pendant designed as a medal depicting St George defeating the dragon. The reverse depicting a ship with ‘In Tempestate Securitas’, monogramm...
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20th Century Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Ruby Rose Cut Diamond Silver Brooch Pendant
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Victorian ruby, rose-cut diamonds, and silver articulated brooch pendant circa 1850. * The facts you want to know are listed below. Read on. It is all remarkably short, simple, an...
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1850s Victorian Antique Necklaces

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Diamond, Ruby, Silver

Colombia Cabochon Emerald and Diamonds 18 Karat Gold Pendant Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Eighteen karats yellow and white gold necklace pendant with Colombia cabochon emerald Necklace measuring 16 inch Colombia cabochon emerald weighing 8.23 carats Round diamonds weighi...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Diamonds, Emeralds, Amethysts, Onyx, Pearls,9Karat Rose Gold and Silver Necklace
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
Beautiful retrò necklace mounted with a pendant in 9 karat rose gold and silver structure mounted with a central amethyst ( 20 mm x 15 mm ) surrounded by diamonds,amethysts, diamonds...
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1960s Retro Vintage Necklaces

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Amethyst, Diamond, Emerald, Onyx, Pearl, 9k Gold, Rose Gold, Silver

Gold Paperclip Chain Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Gold paperclip Necklace 9.65 g. 16" long Made in Italy
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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14k Gold

Tiffany & Co. Jazz Graduated Drop Diamond Pendant Platinum Necklace
Located in New York, NY
This gorgeous necklace from the chic Jazz collection is crafted in 18k white gold and features a graduated drop pendant bezel-set with 6 round brilliant F-G VVS2-VS1 diamonds weighin...
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2010s Necklaces

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Diamond, Platinum

Tiffany & Co. Retro Snake Chain Yellow Gold Necklace
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Tiffany & Co wide Retro snake chain yellow gold necklace circa 1950. Clear and concise information you want to know is listed below. Contact us right away if you have additional qu...
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1950s Retro Vintage Necklaces

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14k Gold, Yellow Gold

5.65ct Australian Cabochon Black Opal
Located in Sydney, AU
Australia is the birthplace of the most beautiful precious opal gemstones in the world. Fine Australian opals mesmerise with colours changing and shifting the gem moves with an unriv...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

Materials

Opal, Black Opal

57.62 Carats Ruby Flats Emerald Cabochon and Diamond 18kt Yellow Gold Necklace
Located in Jaipur, Jaipur
Definitely a head-turner! A striking mix of finely cut ruby flats weighing approximately 57.62 carats and round shaped emeralds cabochon weighing approximately 5.04 carats defining e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18 Karat Red Yellow Gold Pendant or Necklace Black Diamond South Sea Pearl
Located in Bussolengo, Verona
Chick Australian Pearl Diamond Yellow Red white 18 Kt Gold Pendant or Necklace A oval shape Australian pearl has been carefully crafted to make a chick. He has his two legs, two eyes...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

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Diamond, Black Diamond, South Sea Pearl, Pearl, Oriental Pearl, Gold, 18...

Steven Battelle 77.5 Carat Pink Tourmaline Diamonds 18K Gold Pendant
Located in Soquel, CA
Power Pink! This lively 25x30 mm deep pink Tourmaline cabochon is set in a signature Steven Battelle handmade "4 point with bun and stone" ancient-inspired design with five VS1 2 mm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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Tourmaline, Diamond, 18k Gold

18kt Red Gold Pearl Pendant Necklace Pink Sapphire Black Diamond Pig
Located in Bussolengo, Verona
Pig Black Diamond Pink Sapphire 18kt Red Gold Pearl Pendant Necklace This nice pendant is made with a button Australian pearl. It has two ears, two eyes with black diamonds. In th...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

Materials

Black Diamond, Pearl, Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier 18 Kt, Yellow Gold Diamonds Pearls Necklace
Located in Rome, IT
18 kt. gold multi-strand cultured seed pearls necklace. The pearls are around 3.00 mm. in diameter, 7 strands. In the middle of the necklace there is a double C setted with 1.00 cara...
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Early 2000s Modern Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Pearl, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Etruscan Revival 18 Karat Gold Dart Fringe Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Gorgeous antique Etruscan Revival 18k gold dart fringe necklace circa 1880. This necklace has such a beautiful buttery gold hue. The necklace is made with an extension, so it is 13 i...
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1880s Etruscan Revival Antique Necklaces

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Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier Trinity White Yellow Rose Gold Choker Necklace
Located in Feasterville, PA
An extremely rare Cartier necklace from the Trinity collection showcasing the iconic triple woven motif in 18k white yellow and rose gold. The choker necklace has an internal measure...
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1970s Art Deco Vintage Necklaces

Materials

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

Van Cleef & Arpels France 1980s Onyx Diamond Gold Braided Necklace
Located in Boca Raton, FL
18k yellow gold braided necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels with onyx beads and 2.14ctw in VVS/F-G diamonds. Comes with VCA pouch and a copy of original Valuation report by VCA. Necklace ...
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1980s Vintage Necklaces

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Diamond, Onyx, Gold

Chanel Camellia Yellow Gold Necklace Bracelet Suite
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous authentic Chanel suite from the Camellia collection circa 2008-2009 showcasing a series of Camellia motifs and hoops fancy-links, The necklace measures 19.5" followed by 7...
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Early 2000s Necklaces

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Yellow Gold

Graff Flower Ruby Diamond Platinum Pendant Necklace
Located in Feasterville, PA
An iconic authentic Graff pendant necklace showcasing 5 pear shaped diamonds surrounding a ruby in a floral motif. The pendant and necklace are platinum, with a total length of 17". ...
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Early 2000s Necklaces

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Diamond, Ruby, Platinum

18 Karat Yellow Gold Opal and Diamond Necklace
Located in Tuxedo Park , NY
Unique hand made 18K yellow gold, Opal and Diamond necklace. This one of kind 15 inch collar necklace was created in Rio de Janeiro of 14 oval (8 X 6 MM) Opals with beautiful blue g...
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20th Century Artisan Necklaces

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Diamond, Opal, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Certified Colombian Cabochon Emerald and Diamond Heart Shape Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Certified Colombian Cabochon Emerald & Diamond Heart Shape Necklace 1 cabochon emerald set in the center surrounded by baguette & round cut diamonds 840 round cut diamonds and 87 b...
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1980s Vintage Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Emerald

Tiffany & Co. 18K Yellow Gold Wine and Dine Pendant Necklace
Located in Houston, TX
This unique pendant necklace is crafted from 18 karat yellow gold and features three charms, a corkscrew, an ampersand, and a spoon. Length: 16-18" Condition: Faint scratches but v...
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21st Century and Contemporary Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

17.00 Carat Amethyst Diamond Gold Pendant Necklace
Located in Stamford, CT
Deep bright purple Amethyst and diamond pendant necklace. Emerald cut amethyst set in 14k yellow gold with 8 round accent diamonds. 20 inch wheat chain. 1 emerald cut Amethyst appr...
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Late 20th Century Necklaces

Materials

Amethyst, Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

18 Karat Yellow Gold Mesopotamian Pendant Necklace with 4 Cts. Cushion Sapphire
Located in Berlin, DE
18 karat yellow gold Mesopotamian pendant necklace is encrusted with 4.32 carats dark blue great cut transparent cushion sapphire, 12.8x8.5 mm. The gem catches eye's attention and we...
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2010s Contemporary Necklaces

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Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

1.45 ct White Gold Diamond Pendant with Necklace, 14kt White Gold
Located in Miami, FL
Offered here is a beautiful 14kt White Gold diamond pendant with 40” necklace. Center diamond: 1.00 ct (G.I.A certified). Color is H & Clarity is SI2. Side diamond: 38 natural roun...
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2010s Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold, White Gold

Graff 1.74 Ct. Diamond Snowflake Pendant Necklace, 18k White Gold
Located in New York, NY
A stunning Graff 1.74 ct. Diamond Snowflake Pendant Necklace. Length of the pendant is 1". Made in 18 Karat White Gold.
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20th Century Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

RIMA Jewels 18k Gold Byzantine Ojo de Dios Cross Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Rima Jewels signature 18k gold cross featuring a fuchsia sapphire center stone and demantoid garnets on the terminals. Strung on a 20" vintage inspired wheat link chain. These perfec...
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2010s Artist Necklaces

Materials

Garnet, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Tiffany & Co Paloma Picasso Enamel Stations Long Link Yellow Gold Chain Necklace
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Black Enamel Stations Long Link Necklace from Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. Details: Length: 37" Weight: 40.8 grams Stations: 14mm, 10mm Hallmarks: Tiffany & Co Pa...
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1980s Vintage Necklaces

Materials

Enamel, Yellow Gold

Vintage 18 Karat Yellow Gold Enamel Gemini Zodiac Charm
Located in New York, NY
A collectible 18k yellow gold enamel Gemini zodiac charm with enamel circa 1970. This charm is particularly unusual because the charms of similar manufacture are usually the size of ...
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1970s Modern Vintage Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

0.12 Carat Diamond Turquoise Enamel Evil Eye Necklace in 14K Gold, Shlomit Rogel
Located in Ramatgan, IL
0.12 Carat Diamond Turquoise Enamel Evil Eye Necklace in 14K Gold, Shlomit Rogel Dazzling and elegantly timeless, this dainty turquoise enamel evil eye necklace will steal your hear...
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2010s Art Deco Necklaces

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Diamond, White Diamond, Yellow Gold, Gold, 14k Gold, Enamel

1.45 Carat Ruby Diamond Necklace 'Sri Lanka'
Located in Barnsley, GB
1.45 Carat Ruby Necklace stands out with 27 White Diamonds and also its from Sri Lanka where they are known for top quality . This can be in White Gold too. Sri Lanka is an island...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Necklaces

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Diamond, Ruby, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Elegant Multi-Color Gemstones and Diamond 14 Karat White Gold Necklace
Located in Tuxedo Park , NY
This delicate glittering 14Kt white gold necklace has a total of 180 Diamonds brilliantly enhancing the beautiful natural semi-precious gemstones. The Blue are Topaz, the Pink are To...
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20th Century Necklaces

Materials

Amethyst, Citrine, Diamond, Topaz, 14k Gold, White Gold

Italian 18K Yellow Gold Traffic Light Charm Pendant
Located in London, GB
An Italian 18 karat (18K) yellow gold charm pendant designed as a set of traffic lights with red and green paste. Stamped 750 for 18 karat gold, 1AR for Italian manufacture, and sign...
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20th Century Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Frivole 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond Collar Choker Necklace
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Van Cleef & Arpels Frivole 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond Collar Choker Necklace This rare choker necklace from the famous Frivole collection by Van Cleef and Arpels features four ad...
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1990s Contemporary Necklaces

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Two Tone Sterling Silver Toggle Link Necklace
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Two-tone sterling silver toggle and link necklace. The facts you want to know are listed below. Read on. It is all remarkably short, simple, and clear. Contact us right away if y...
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Early 2000s Modern Necklaces

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Sterling Silver

52 Carat Tanzanite Cabochon Cuts and Round Diamond Necklace
Located in Chicago, IL
This lovely 18kt. White gold necklace features 2 Tanzanite Cabochon cuts weighing approximately 52cts. total with 77 Round diamonds weighing 0.86ct. total. The necklace features a ...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Necklaces

Materials

Tanzanite, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Miroir Des Eaux Mother of Pearl Panel and Inlaid Black Onyx
Located in Miami, FL
Van Cleef & Arpels Miroir Des Eaux Mother of Pearl Panel and Inlaid Black Onyx This stunning Van Cleef necklace is absolutely stunning. It is a white gold and round diamond statio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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Diamond, Onyx, Pearl, 18k Gold

6.9 Carat Unheated Yellow Sapphire and 18 Karat Gold Pendant
Located in Berkeley, CA
This pendant features a 6.9 carat unheated Ceylon sapphire. It is an exceptionally clean crystal, and brilliantly cut (a fantastic cut is never to be underestimated). The sapphire ...
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2010s Artisan Necklaces

Materials

Yellow Sapphire, 18k Gold, Gold

21.07 Carats Zambian Emerald Tanzanite and Diamond 18kt Gold Drop Necklace
Located in Jaipur, Jaipur
A fine definition of luxury and class, that's Benazeer for you. The limited edition necklace is in making with the breathtaking 21.07 carats Zambian Emerald tumble and stunning Tanza...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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Diamond, Emerald, Tanzanite, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

2 Carat Spessartine Garnet 14 Karat Yellow Gold Pendant with Carving
Located in Yerevan, AM
Ideal receipt how to combine everything we like in a jewelry item: rare, valuable and beautiful gemstone, unusual gold processing technic and of course a stylish model. This pendant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Necklaces

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Garnet, Gold, 14k Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Sapphire Diamonds Pendant Earrings Chain Set, 2020
Located in Herzelia, IL
Modern stylish and delicate Sapphire Diamonds Pendant and Earrings Set. Depicting a sophisticated flower ornament, the design matches in earrings and a pendant. White Gold 14 Karat, ...
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2010s Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 14k Gold

Antique, New and Vintage Necklaces

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.