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This choker-style necklace is comprised of two strands of faux pearls suspended from silver spacer bars at each end of the strands. Each bar is set with four round colorless pastes on one side and a stamped leaf design on the reverse. The necklace closes with a hook and pearl extender chain.
"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": By the early twentieth century dozens of companies were experimenting with imitation pearl recipes, from glass to early plastics. Theodora Kuhne wore two strands of faux pearls when she walked down the aisle with Albert Lawton in 1951.
Title Charge plate bracelet Accession Number 1991.109
Title Pair of earrings Accession Number 1991.110 ab
Title Pair of earrings Accession Number 1991.111 ab
Title Faux pearl choker Accession Number 1994.9
Title Faux pearl earrings Accession Number 1994.10 ab
Title Faux pearl earrings Accession Number 1994.11.ab
Title 14 - wedding ensemble - 1951 Accession Number 1994.7
Title Teddi Lawton and husband on wedding day Accession Number
9/16 (W) (inches)
Gift of Mrs. Theodora Lawton