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« on: May 05, 2009 07:16:05 PM »

Trying to thinking of a birthday gift for a childhood friend today I remembered the totally rad plastic charms we used to collect on necklaces.  I wish I still had mine (and who knows they might be somewhere in my mother's house) but I'd really love to get my hands on some now.  I checked eBay and was horrified by the asking prices I saw ($39.99-really? I know they're "vintage" now, but come on!) so I was wondering if anyone out there had any other ideas.  I wouldn't even mind doing some assembly if I could find the right kind of chain, hooks, etc.

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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009 04:30:35 AM »

funny you mention those..I sometime think I was the ONLY one that collected those since everything else 80's have come back around except for those..weird..

so a few months ago I did a search for those..

I used '80's plastic charms' and some call it 'plastic charms with bells' or 'plastic bell charms' I had some hits but since I had NO real reson to purchase them than for myself I didnt bother..

good luck on the search let us know what you find..

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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2009 09:22:50 AM »

oriental trading company
would have some charms like you need

not sure what they look like, but OTC has lots of things for inexpensive prices

« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2009 09:47:59 PM »

I see them on Etsy too. Just make sure to search under "vintage".
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2009 01:52:41 PM »

silvercrow creations has a ton of different vintage materials. They have lots of plastic charms they sell.
The cost is $2.85 for a bag of 25. they are about half way down that link. They have so many cool things though you will want to see everything they have! There are always new interesting things....the site has a ton of different items and materials new and vintage.

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