Auction for Haiti: A Vintage Necklace from Moodboard

auction for haiti: fishbowl

Happy Martin Luther King Day everyone!  We have had so many donations that the Auction for Haiti will continue on the blog this week.  Donating to this auction is a wonderful way to give service, and 100% of the winning donation will go to relief efforts for Haiti.

auction for haiti: fishbowl

Kate, from one of my favorite blogs, Moodboard, has donated a truly one-of-a-kind vintage piece to the Auction for Haiti. If you’ve ever read Moodboard, you know that Kate has a wonderful passion for design and an amazing heart.

auction for haiti: fishbowl

This donated piece is a vintage lucite and gold tone fish bowl necklace made sometime between the 1940s-1970s. The necklace is unmarked, but the design is attributed to jewelry company Castlecliff. Absolutely Whimsical, this necklace has five detailed gold fish suspended within its lucite pendant. To bid on this beautifully crafted piece, simply:

1. Leave your bid in the comment section below with your first name and last initial.
2. The winning bidder will be asked to make a donation in the amount promised to a charity in support of relief efforts for Haiti. Charitable donations can be sent to the ones listed below, or another organization of your choice:
Red Cross
UNICEF
Yele Haiti
3. Send your donation receipt to Jeanine@aphrochicshop.com and the item will be shipped to you.

Bidding starts at $35. Bidding for this item ends on January 19th at 11:59pm PST. Repeat bidders are welcome.

{Note: Due to its nature as a vintage piece, there are light surface scratches consistent with age, and air bubble & residue due to manufacturing towards rim of bowl. There is also some slight yellowing to back of pendant. Measurements: 13″ necklace chain drop, Pendant is length=1 1/2″, Width=1 3/4″}

Update: This auction is now closed.

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