Avon 1983 Zodiac Pendant with original box. Silvertone chain measures 20". Silvertone plaque has the zodiac sign for Leo in goldtone mounted onto it. Plaque has a textured, crosshatched effect on the back and measures 7/8" long and ¾" wide. Clasp end of chain is stamped "©AVON". Necklace is in excellent, never worn condition. Box is in good condition with tape on two sides and some wear to bottom, edges and corners.
Avon has, literally, been around forever. David H. McConnell started the California Perfume Company in 1886 and it became Avon in 1928. Avon was a pioneer in direct marketing and in the hiring of women. Jewelry was added to the Avon line of products in 1965.