movable abacus 14k gold and plastic bead charm


The Story

We love a charm with movement!  This vintage abacus has a 14 karat yellow gold frame and colorful, faceted 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 circa the 1950s, is a miniature and wearable version of ancient technology, how amazing is that?!

A sweet and colorful charm to add to your charm bracelet, wear as a dainty 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: R993
  • Vintage, circa 1950s-1970s
  • 14k yellow gold and plastic beads
  • Height 0.96" with bale, width 0.57", depth 0.13", beads 3 mm round
  • Great vintage condition- wear consistent with age and use

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