Vintage Hobe Pink Art Glass Necklace


At first glance this vintage Hobé necklace seems quite modern but the construction leads me to estimate its age as 1960s-1970s.  This pretty necklace is constructed from a mix of glossy art glass and plastic beads all strung on a silver coloured chain.  Groups of faceted beads have been hand-wired into loops which act as spacers between the glass beads and the other beads.  

In very good condition overall.  I have noted one small chip to one of the art glass beads, only noticeable under magnification.  

It's adjustable in length via the 9cm extension chain.  The length without the extension chain is approximately 34.5cm.

Signed 'Hobé ©' on the hook clasp.  



Era 1960s
Size 34.5 cm + 9cm extension chain
Condition Very good
Delivery UK Standard Delivery: £2.95, International Delivery: £12.95. All items are sent tracked and insured.
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The European Hobé company was founded by a goldsmith in the late 1880s but the company really came into its own when the goldsmith's son, William, took the company to America in 1927.  Here they established themselves at the forefront of the burgeoning costume jewellery market with their pieces worn by the Hollywood stars of the era.

How do you rate the condition of a piece?

Excellent - No visible flaws to note but items may exhibit some signs of age related wear
Very Good - Some visible flaws which aren't considered to impair the wearability of the piece
Good - Some more notable flaws but the piece is still in collectible condition

All items are vintage and have lived a previous life, therefore signs of age related wear are to be expected. I do my best to bring attention to any faults in the description and by using the condition scale.

When will I receive my delivery?

We aim to send packages out the following business day after an order is received. All items will be carefully wrapped in a Gadelles box, finished with a ribbon and placed in a discreet bubble lined envelope, or small parcel box if the order contains multiple items.

UK Mainland Delivery - £2.95 Packages will be sent, insured, via Royal Mail's Tracked 48h service

International Delivery - £12.95 Packages will be sent, insured, via Royal Mail's Tracked International service.
This service is stated to take 3 - 5 business days for delivery to Europe and 6 - 7 business days for delivery to other destinations, however, customs processing time at the destination country is additional to the Royal Mail's estimate.
Please be aware that international deliveries may incur import taxes, to be paid by the purchaser, in their destination country.

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Your piece of jewellery will be wrapped in our Gadelles material, tied with a ribbon and placed in a Gadelles kraft box.
If the item that you've purchased comes with its own original packaging then your item will be sent in that box, wrapped in kraft paper and tied with a ribbon.

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