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This is wonderful vintage clasp from the 30's.
The coral is natural and undyed, as verified by 2 jewelers, and is set at both ends with brass fittings.
The one shown is about 7mm not including findings, but all in the lot range from a scant 7 to 6mm. It has a bayonet tongue and has a streamlined Deco look.
Most of the brass is a bit dull from age, but not rusted or otherwise tarnished. The metal can be brightened by careful rubbing with a soft cloth or cotton tipped swab. Never used abrasives or acids to clean coral or any natural stone.
*** Please Note: The coral color is a neutral pastel pinkish orange. The colors shown are close, but not exact. Your monitor may differ from mine. *** If you want subtle and the old-fashioned coral seen in old Italian pieces, this is for you.***
Lot is for 1 piece, shipping is free, just on this one item.
Since this is a natural product, there may be differences in color and size, not much more than a shade or a hair, just for your information. Also, the loop on the bayonet finding varies from round wire, wide flat wire, flat loop.
See my other clasp, smaller and with dangles, in the last picture.
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Shipping & policies
Shipping charges are for postage and the padded envelope.
I ship in a small box if the item is fragile, which sometimes adds a bit to the postage, but you'll get your order in perfect shape.
I do recycle and have my own unique way of packing items so that they don't break. It may not look pretty sometimes, but you'll get your order intact even if an elephant steps on it!
Domestic orders are usually sent out within 3 business days, unless otherwise noted.
***A Longish Note about International Orders***
International orders are sent out a maximum of once a week, because that involves a trip to the horrible nasty post office.
I love international orders. ..... However, please know..
1)The lowest mailing rate is first class international. It can take up to 10 business days for delivery, depending on the destination.
2)The higher rates are faster and have more services available, for a higher price, MUCH MUCH higher.
Most international buyers opt for first class which, this year is much more efficient since package tracking is automatically included.
**These are the facts**:
There is no control over a mailing after it leaves my hands or goes out of the country.
Any loss or damage must be followed up in the recipient's post office.
Hello? Are you still awake after getting thru this?? Sorry to be so wordy, but this is soo necessary.
Please, dear reader, do not send me cash in the mail.
It can lead to a lot of problems which we both don't want.*
*I will occasionally break my own rules, re: the above if I am begged or bribed with candy, or chocolate... however, that's often accompanied by gut-wrenching anxiety about loss, miscounts, mistakes etc., which leads to overeating on chocolate and potato chips.... §;*) ... weight gain ... nightmares...
Checks, money orders, and PayPal are fine. §;*)
Returns & exchanges
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
If you are not happy with anything, for any reason, please dear buyer, let me know and I'll make it right.
No order is too small for the frugal Beadwyfe, so if you don't want a pair of something or 4 of the other, just let me know and we'll make arrangements.
I usually don't work on weekends.
I do check my messages and will respond to them later.