movable pyramid abacus 14k gold charm

$370.00

The Story

A special charm with movement and color, this vintage abacus is made from a 14 karat yellow gold frame with 15 colorful, plastic beads.  The beads move on the wires, so it works as a real counting machine. 

Abaci are so old, historians don't know exactly when or where they were first invented.  This one, from the mid 20th century, is a miniature and wearable version of ancient technology, how amazing is that?!

A cool and colorful charm to add to your charm bracelet, wear as a necklace, earring, or stacked with your favorite pieces.

How do you want to wear your new charm? Choose a 16” or 18” chain, a hoop earring, or just the charm itself.

  • Style number: R1339
  • Vintage, circa 1940s-1970s
  • 14k yellow gold
  • 15 plastic beads measuring 3 mm each (approx)
  • Height 1.1" with bale, width 0.87", depth 0.13"
  • Great vintage condition- wear consistent with age and use

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