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Opticians trial lens circa 1920s made into a beautiful and simple necklace.

I found a small collection of vintage opticians trial lenses which I've turned into necklaces.

Each gold tone rim has a number to indicate its power. The glass also has the power on the side. The lenses are in excellent condition. Each lens measures 33 mm (1.3 inches) in diameter and hangs from an antique gold chain. The chain length on the life-sized mannequin is 26 inches. You can choose your chain length at checkout (any length up to 32 inches).

Comes gift boxed.

* Please note this is NOT a magnifier * I have handmade magnifying glass necklaces in my shop:

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This is the time it takes me to prepare an order before it can be shipped. This varies for individual items so please check individual listings under the 'Shipping & Policies' tab. General processing times are: 1 - 3 working days for most items & 3 - 5 working days for most personalised items.
These are the statements by Royal Mail regarding their delivery aims & generally I have found these to be true:

UK: 1 - 2 working days;

Europe: 3 - 5 working days;

USA: 5 - 7 working days;

Worldwide (incl. Canada, Australia): 1 - 2 weeks;

Please note however that these are delivery aims from Royal Mail (& in no way guaranteed delivery times). International shipping can on occasion take up to 3 or 4 weeks.
I always obtain tracking/certificates of posting. If anything doesn't reach you for any reason, please note I must wait 5 weeks from the date of posting before I can refund/replace. All lost post claims are passed on to Royal Mail for investigation/tracing. Once Royal Mail has concluded its investigations, should the parcel not turn up, I will refund you / send out a replacement.
Do feel free to get in touch with any questions. I respond quickly.

Monocle Necklace, Steampunk Monocle, Monocle Pendant, Gold Necklace



  • Handmade item
  • Primary color: Gold
  • Secondary color: Bronze
  • Holiday: Christmas
  • Occasion: Birthday
  • Pendant height: 45 Millimeters
  • Pendant width: 33 Millimeters
  • Materials: c1920 optical trial lens, brass, gold plating
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
  • Feedback: 753 reviews
  • Favorited by: 468 people