Collection: Necklaces

McClelland Barclay necklaces were made by Rice-Weiner & Co. of Providence, RI between 1938 - 1943 and are highly collectible.

Different looks: In this vintage necklace collection, find Art Deco designs with flora and fauna motifs in sterling silver, such as this snail necklace. Art Moderne styles have a very different look, like a rare spectacular Art Moderne choker which features multi-colour navettes and clear rhinestones with a gold plated chain. Many of these vintage necklace designs have complimentary bracelets, brooches, earrings and rings.

The McClelland Barclay necklace that started it all: One stunning necklace first caught my attention in a book, and so began my journey of collecting McClelland Barclay costume jewellery. Along the way learning much more about the jewellery, revelations about the maker and this artist, I found his remarkable story had never been told ...and that lead me to write the first ever biography of him, McClelland Barclay: Painter of Beautiful Women and More.

Vintage McClelland Barclay whimsical sterling silver snail necklace made with the repousse technique
Watch a video preview of the book: McClelland Barclay: Painter of Beautiful Women and More by Patricia Gostick

New revelations about McClelland Barclay jewellery

Author and longtime McClelland Barclay jewellery collector, Patricia Gostick reveals intriguing new discoveries she unearthed about the maker of McClelland Barclay costume jewellery while researching the biography of the artist. A must-read for collectors of vintage Art Deco and Art Moderne jewellery.

"Those who collect jewelry, in particular, will find this book compelling." - Barbara Schwartz, costume jewellery historian & founder, TruFaux Jewels

"You will have to read the book to find out the back story." - Elyse Zorn Karlin, editor, Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts (ASJRA).

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