Antique necklaces stolen
August 10, 2004
Five antique Chinese necklaces totaling $8,500 were reported stolen from a 68-year-old vendor at a tent at the Horizon Casino Resort, a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy said.
The necklaces were inside a jungle print bag under the stand of Eves Apples, a clothing and jewelry tent.
The theft occurred Aug. 5. The owner said the necklaces were based on 18th-century design.
The necklaces were described as:
– Turquoise with hanging stones.
– Pink jasper with bats, butterflies and a three-toed frog.
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– Black onyx with a Chinese prince warlord on horseback with an army entering a castle.
– Dark green jade with three jade hanging stones.
– Tiger-eye jasper with a large silver piece.
The tents at Horizon have been targeted by thieves before. Recently someone took $400 worth of Oakland Raiders golf gear.
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