Baroque Pearl Necklace with Gator Clasp

Regular price $88.00 Save $-88.00
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Pearls with a twist... Our alligator clasp adds an unexpected surprise to classic baroque pearls. Modeled on a vintage original, the clasp is cast and plated by artisan workshops in Rhode Island.

The pearls are imported, and we do all the final assembly in-house.

Product Details:

  • Glass Coated Baroque Pearls
  • Gold-Plated Brass
  • 21" Overall Length
  • Hand-Antiquing to bring out details on gators



We use a variety of materials. A few key ingredients are: charms are made of brass or pewter, chains are steel or aluminum, austrian crystal, vintage glass, pearls, lacquered cotton balls, rhinestones and resin. we use different plating finishes including sterling silver and 24K gold.


All of our metal parts are plated with 24kt gold or sterling silver. They are finished with a variety of materials to increase durability~ including e-coat, lacquer, and hand antique. The original parts, however, come from many places and from tools that have been in use for decades. Given that, a range of finishes (brightness, darkness, etc.) is to be expected, and in fact is part of what makes JW/MA unique!


Many of our designs have been hand-antiqued to bring out fine details in the metalwork and evoke vintage jewelry.
The antiquing may vary slightly from piece to piece as it is truly applied by hand, and should be seen as an element of the design’s uniqueness.


Our chain bracelets have a standard length of 7 3⁄4 —8 1⁄2”, this measurement is end to end- including the lobster claw and end rings. Most bracelets come with 2 end rings making the piece slightly adjustable. We offer several different lengths of necklaces, but the most common are 18”, 24” and 30” necklaces. Other fashion lengths include 20”, 36”, 50”, and 68”.

Need a custom size? We find that most everyone can find a piece of our jewelry that is appropriate for them; however, every once in a while we get requests for custom sizes. We will happily place a special order for you if possible; please email us for pricing.


Our signature cotton ball pearls are really made out of cotton! It is real cotton that is then handspun into our beautiful pearls. While they are coated and lacquered, they are not meant for everyday wear~ and they do not like water, makeup, perfumes, or hairspray... Think of them as special occasion pieces.

We do offer cotton pearl replacements for a small fee! Email us for further instructions.


We pride ourselves on offering a lot of look for a very reasonable price. That, in addition to the plated metals and the wide range of materials used, means that the jewelry should be treated with care and not worn every day...tempting as it is! But by including our designs as part of your jewelry wardrobe, our pieces will last for many years. (Customers and friends regularly show off their ‘vintage’ pieces from the 80’s and 90’s, and they still look great)! Also, gentle aging and wear are a natural part of the process, and actually enhance the vintage look of the designs.


Jewelry should be stored in pouches or bags to keep the dust away. Silver-plated jewelry in particular should be stored in air-tight bags. If the silver tarnishes, use a dry 100% cotton cloth (and a little muscle) to wipe the piece clean.

Using silver polish, water, or polishing cloths can actually break the sealing coat and will ultimately cause the piece to tarnish more. Perfume, hairspray and lotions can also do harm. Also, showering with our jewelry will damage it as well since it is not fine gold. 

Make our jewelry the last thing you put on when you’re getting ready.


Promotions cannot be combined or used with other offers. 

Promotions cannot be used on exclusive collections IE (Grand Hotels, Custom, Etc). 'Gifts with purchase' and 'free gifts' can not be returned.


Can I return or exchange my order?

Unworn merchandise can be returned within 30 days of the order ship date for a full refund (less any shipping costs) to your original form of payment, unless marked as final sale. For items over $150, this return is complimentary. All returns must be authorized (

Sales items, custom made pieces, limited edition pieces are not eligible for return. 

We also guarantee our merchandise to be free of manufacturing defects. Please contact us with any issues so we can assist!

*Please note merchandise purchased from an alternate authorized John Wind/Maximal Art retailer, including websites or specialty stores must be returned to the store from which it was originally purchased, and is subject to the return policy of the originating retailer.

For damaged/defective items not purchased online, please check the retailer’s return policy. Every retailer has a different policy, but we work very closely with our retailers to ensure that everything goes smoothly and that you are satisfied with your purchase.


Shipping Information

We offer complimentary shipping on orders over $50. 'Free Shipping' is shipped via the most economical method, and may take longer to arrive. If your shipment requires "signature required" or insurance, you must pay for upgraded shipping and note this option.

John Wind Jewelry is not responsible for any lost or stolen packages shipped.

When will my order ship?

Each John Wind design is made to order here in our Philadelphia studio.  Orders will be shipped within 1-2 weeks, unless purchased from exclusive collection.  Expedited shipping is available for added cost.  Please note that 2nd Day and next day shipping methods indicate the transit time once the order is picked up by the carrier and does not include our 2 week production time. You will be notified via email when your order ships.

Where is my order shipping from?

Our studio is located right outside Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, and all orders are produced and shipped from this location.

What method of shipping is used?

Our orders are shipped through UPS or USPS. UPS does not ship to a PO Box. Please supply us with a street address. 

Once your order is shipped and in the hands of the carrier, John Wind Jewelry has no control when unforeseen transit/weather delays occur.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes, we will ship anywhere you need us to, but the shipping price noted on your order is only an estimate. We will do our best not to exceed this amount, but may contact you if there are any problems.

Please note that orders shipped outside the US may be subject to local customs fees or duties.  Procedures will vary for incoming packages to different countries. Maximal Art is not responsible for non-paid import taxes nor will we issue any refunds or exchanges for deliveries that have been refused for non-payment of import taxes. Delivery time for international orders will vary by country and we cannot guarantee delivery dates on these orders.


We will happily repair any wear and tear to your jewelry within one year of your purchase date. Please include your proof of purchase with the repair. This warranty does not cover shipping charges, you are responsible for shipping the item to and from our studio for repair. 

After one year of wear, fees for labor, parts and postage will apply. Repair costs vary depending on the age and condition of the product. We will do our best to estimate the charges before we begin the work.

Where do I send my jewelry for repair?

Send it back to our studio:

John Wind 
Attn: Repairs
1610 S. 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Please be sure to email us first ( for a Return Authorization number.

If there is a charge for your repair, we will send you an invoice that you can complete online, and then we will begin your repair. 

Repairs can take 2-4 weeks to get back to you. Please let us know if you need the item returned by a specific date. 


How will my item be packaged?

Your item will come in a small customized John Wind jewelry pouch with a romance card that tells you about our line.

Can I request a gift receipt?

Please request the gift receipt in the comments section. 

Placing an order

What are my payment options? 

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit cards. Also, we accept Shopify Pay, ShopPay Installments & PayPal. 

How do I know if my order was processed?

You will receive an order confirmation number at the conclusion of your order process as well as an email that states your order number and an approximate order total. Double check your email address before submitting to make sure it goes to the right place!  If you placed your order through a password-protected online account, you may check the status of your order at any time by clicking on “My Account” once you are signed in and selecting “My Orders.”

Pending: We have not yet received your order, but it is in the system and will be entered shortly.

Processing: We are hard at work producing your order.

Shipped: A package is on its way to you! You will receive this email only when your item has been scanned in through the carrier. Please be patient as this can take time via our carriers.


How can I reach someone regarding my order?

If you have any questions concerning your order please contact customer service at 


Do I pay sales tax?

Sales tax will be charged depending on location.


Can I cancel my order?

To cancel your order please contact customer service, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.  Orders that have already shipped cannot be cancelled.


Can I place a wholesale order?

Qualified wholesale customers can email us at and from here we can set you up on our wholesale site.


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Baroque Pearl Necklace with Gator Clasp - John Wind Maximal Art
Baroque Pearl Necklace with Gator Clasp - John Wind Maximal Art
Baroque Pearl Necklace with Gator Clasp - John Wind Maximal Art
Baroque Pearl Necklace with Gator Clasp - John Wind Maximal Art

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Dr. Williams
Amazing and beautiful

Great quality and looks very elegant, it can be worn dressed up or down. I highly suggest any of the products on this site.

Absolutely stunning

I am so happy that I was introduced to this beautiful jewelry line. Every piece is unique, beautiful, and very well made. This necklace could not be more gorgeous!

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