Antique jewelry for the modern world
movable abacus 14k gold and plastic bead charm
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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