A clown face in gold as a vintage pendant, London 1963
After the privations of the war, social life began anew in the 1950s. Theatres, concert halls and vaudevilles opened anew, and people sought cheerful diversion in cinemas or the circus. Even in the field of jewellery, humour was finally encountered again. Fanciful birds and cats populated lapels, ballerinas floated over blouses, cheerful arrangements of feathers and flowers adorned the décolletés of the ladies. These witty accessories could quickly spice up an outfit and the respective pieces always provided welcome occasions for conversation. The gold pendant presented here is a piece from this environment and, according to the hallmark, was created in the British capital of London. It is in the shape of a clown's face with large eyes and a pointed little hat. A small handle protrudes from the bottom of the neck. If you pull it, the funny little guy rolls his eyes and sticks out his tongue. The pendant can be worn on a chain, but also on a charm bracelet. The latter were a big fashion of the time - presumably he was one meant for one as well. In its unusual form, it is a real eye-catcher and still exudes joie de vivre today!
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