Toys of the Eighties, 80's Plastic Charms
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Plastic charms that could be placed on necklaces, bracelets, and belts. Were often traded.
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Sarah - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
I had those!!!!!!!!!!!
Lindsey - April 26, 2007 - Report this comment
I had tons of those. Man, what I wouldn't give to be able to find them.
Courtney - May 04, 2007 - Report this comment
Oh man, I had about a million of these! I remember having three necklaces full and wore them ALL! I wish I still had them. *sigh*
mary - July 19, 2007 - Report this comment
man forgot all about them tell i just seen them again
DaShon - August 06, 2007 - Report this comment
I got so so so nostalgic when I saw these! My cousin and I had a ton! Every day we were expanding our collections!
Letisha - October 11, 2007 - Report this comment
I had those and I kept them in this binder looking thing that you could hook them into when you weren't wearing them..I think I saw one of them in my junk drawer a few years ago!
Cameron - November 17, 2007 - Report this comment
I wish to have these for this christmas!!!!!!!!!
Lori - December 28, 2007 - Report this comment
I thought I was going crazy until I saw this... The really existed! I love this site. :)
Wendi - April 02, 2008 - Report this comment
I have hundreds of these charms...brand new. I just bought them from a local jewelry vendor who wanted to get rid of 20 year old inventory. WOW
Brandie - April 18, 2008 - Report this comment
HA! I am WEARING mine today! I found it in a storage tub last week and screamed like a little girl when I saw it...LMAO! So today, we are relivin' the 80's! Girls at work that had them are SO jealous...=0)
ny1998 - April 18, 2008 - Report this comment
I have some of these for sale in my ebay store if you are interested.
Holly - July 06, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh yeah i remember these. I got a new one for every "A" on my report card.
Kim - August 07, 2008 - Report this comment
I still have mine!
Lexii - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh how I which I still had my charms!
linda - August 20, 2008 - Report this comment
got some at a garage sale! my teenage daughter lurves them! One charm is an anatomically correct lil boy --funky
Kim - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Check out the pic of my lil sis in ours we got for Christmas in 84 or 85!
Abby - August 29, 2008 - Report this comment
ahh, makes me feel like I'm 9 again! I still have mine =)
Joyce - October 20, 2008 - Report this comment! The 80's nostalgia hit me hard with this one. I WISH I still had mine. *boo hoo*. We had some freakin' awesome toys, huh? (All the 80's stuff is back now!)
Rachel - October 29, 2008 - Report this comment
I have been trying to explain this wonderful piece of 80's nostalgia for years. I had hundreds of these and wish so badly I could have them back! My favorite was a little pink "pencil" box with tiny crayons in it. Oh, the memories.
Christine - November 20, 2008 - Report this comment
What were they called though?? That is what I can't remember and it's driving me crazy!! Were they just "plastic charms"? Anyone know??
SZA - November 20, 2008 - Report this comment
We always called them "junk necklaces".
Amy - November 23, 2008 - Report this comment
I was so excited to see these again. I have been describing these to my daughters and now, they can see them. They were so cool!
Robin - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Wow! My friend Carmen and I wore these all the time. I must have chunked these in the trash as I got older.
Kathleen Guy - December 30, 2008 - Report this comment
My fav one was the pineapple charm
Jen - December 31, 2008 - Report this comment
I agree these were the coolest things ever to have. And you could trade them with your friends. I remember the baby bottle actually held liquid and you could squirt it out. What were they called for real??
SZA - December 31, 2008 - Report this comment
They were called JUNK NECKLACES (at least where I lived, Ohio).
sneekymee - January 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Aaahhh. Good memories! I had a ton of charms. I remember my necklace was a dark pink color. I wish I still had it.
Melissa - February 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I had one when I was a kid, and I remember my first charm was a baby bottle with a fuschia top and white tip. The necklace was lavender. My mom would only let me pick out one charm, and that was the one I picked. My favorite one was the abaccus. I had a pink one. I loved those rainbow colored beads that slide back and fourth. I had so many charms when I was a kid, but I lost most of them, or gave them away. Now I'm playing catch up and have 3 necklaces full of them!
gypsy - February 23, 2009 - Report this comment
OMG!!!!!!! wow!! does that bring me back down memory lane!!! I loved my necklace!!! Its good to see those again!! **smiles**
Leslie - May 12, 2009 - Report this comment
OMG!! I LOVED my collection and it was huge! I remember I even had a toilet one!! Did anyone have that one?!! I wish i still had mine - I don't remeber getting rid of them either, but can't find them. Can you still buy them??
Missy Mags - May 28, 2009 - Report this comment
I had those!! Forgot all about them! I see the toothbrush one, totally had that.
Funstuf - July 05, 2009 - Report this comment
wanna see them back again? your comments are appreicated to,
susie - August 19, 2009 - Report this comment
holy schamoley i found a gallon freezer ziplock full of these in my grandmas garage. my n my sisters had fun remember the early days
PAMELA - August 20, 2009 - Report this comment
shannon - August 22, 2009 - Report this comment
I had these too!!! My mom would buy me one when we went down town to the woolworth stores. i had a mass of them
brightbite - August 24, 2009 - Report this comment
In my town, you could tell the economic status of every girl who wore these. The dirt poor kids had zero, or one they got in a gumball machine. Kids who were not as well off, but still above dirt poor maybe had a few (like myself), and the kids who had two or more full chains were those who came from money.
Jennifer - September 02, 2009 - Report this comment
These charms were 6 bucks a charm were I live. Pretty costly. I got bunch from wishing well for like 10 cents a charm , thry were a cheeper qulaity but they were good enough. There was a girl i my class had a bihnder full of them.
Angela - September 09, 2009 - Report this comment
I just came across my necklace and bracelet from when I was young. There has to be at least 50 charms on it. My kids think it's great!
Michelle - October 29, 2009 - Report this comment
I came across mine the other day going through some tubs in my garage.
Jen - October 30, 2009 - Report this comment
I just found mine in storage at my parents house! I counted all the ones I have, and not including the broken ones I threw out, I have 109 charms. I know I have a few more somewhere. I was going to throw them out when I found them. Not sure what to do with them lol! Guess I will just leave it in a bag for now.
T - November 10, 2009 - Report this comment
We called them charm necklaces. My favorite charms were the baby bottle and the toilet. We were really poor, so I only had a very few charms. I think I had 5 or 6 that I managed to get after months of begging. Most of my friends had a lot more charms than I did. I've bought a ton on eBay to make up for all I didn't have when I was a kid.
Chelsey - November 11, 2009 - Report this comment
This made me smile! I miss being a kid!!! I had so many charms I loved clipping them on!
Molly - November 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I know! Too cool, my cousin found one at a garage sale... I just searched and found that someone saw an original box on ebay that said: Boogie Oogie Funky Chunky Charm Necklace, and I also saw a posting that said the maker is thinking of bringing them back!!!! Doesn't that mean we are getting old, when they start bringing stuff back? LOL
Lisa Jackson - January 20, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember how cool and coveted, yet expensive these were. I wonder what happened to mine. I think i had 20 charms.
Cionn - January 25, 2010 - Report this comment
Who didn't have a Charm bracelet?
Anna - January 29, 2010 - Report this comment
OMG I miss those sooo much... I had a ton!!!....What i would give to go back to the 80's!!!!!!
Psyche - February 02, 2010 - Report this comment
Oh wow, I always loved these, but never had one. If anyone has some of these charms in mint condition please email me at
Lindsay - February 18, 2010 - Report this comment
What's that dolls name your sister is holfin in the pic? I totally forgot about that pink haired doll but I had one and love her so much!
Lu - February 19, 2010 - Report this comment
@ Lindsay, I think it's a "Baby Brite" doll from Rainbow Brite. :)
Angela - March 09, 2010 - Report this comment
I still have mine. My kids think they are great.
Sheila - April 09, 2010 - Report this comment
I found mine at my moms house when I was helping her move. My 5 year old daughter thinks they are the coolest. I have tons of them and my friends a d I would trade them. Wow those were the good old days
ladybug - April 14, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember my sister and I would collect these from the Ice cream man, he had them on the truck some of my favorites were the toilet and the bicycle...we loved them
Angelatez - July 20, 2010 - Report this comment
I, too, am buying my childhood back. I have found some cute ones on Ebay. I only have a few of my original ones left. Don't know if I gave them away or sold them at a garage sale... but I am slowly replacing the ones I remember that I had back in the day! :-)
Melissa - September 27, 2010 - Report this comment
I had some of those too but have no idea what happened to them over the years . Would love to have all of my old toys again .
Jennie - October 30, 2010 - Report this comment
Just bought a necklace and 48 charms for $1 at a yard sale. My kids LOVE them!
Nikki - November 03, 2010 - Report this comment
Does anyone know the name of the company that started making these necklaces???
Carrie - November 07, 2010 - Report this comment
I just hunted mine out of my basement. I loved these as a kid and now I get to share them with my kids. They think there really neat. So glad I kept them.
Angel - February 16, 2011 - Report this comment
My plastic charm necklace was my most prized possession when I was 5. So I came here in hope of finding something similar for my 5-year old. I would still have mine but I was mean to the neighbor one day and my punishment was giving her my charm necklace!
Kit - May 04, 2011 - Report this comment
Anyone know where I can find these charms updated for 2011 kids to collect ?
Vicki Bliss - August 22, 2011 - Report this comment
As recently as last decade, I had an apple that I used to hang from my ipod.
Tones - September 24, 2011 - Report this comment
does anyone know what company made them?
dawn crow - November 07, 2011 - Report this comment
Anyone know how I can buy them? I have three girls and tell them often about my fav toys this one was the best.eBay has them but to expensive for a single mom.pls help anyone.I want To share these with the girls
Danie - February 06, 2012 - Report this comment
In desperate search of any and all kinds of 80s & 90s charms. Please if you have any to sell contact me at
Stella - May 04, 2012 - Report this comment
I am from South Africa, we used to buy these plastic charms by the bags (i don't remember them being expensive) but we used to take them to school and play a game with them and i don't remember how the game went..but it meant winning and losing charms from and to our friends....the same time that the boys were playing their game of marbles!! I would love to bring them back for my kids to introduce to their friends!
Nikki K. - August 18, 2012 - Report this comment
I loved my thermometer that got burned and kind of melted from trying to get a temperature! And the baby bottle, the ping pong paddle, and the racket with the little shoes. Oh and the record!
Kellie - October 07, 2012 - Report this comment
I wish i still had mine!!!
Jenny - August 20, 2014 - Report this comment
I have a bag of these to sell! Email if interested!
Celina Edwards - November 01, 2015 - Report this comment
Oh my gosh! I loved these and realized they were the start of my career! I have a grown up way to share my story now! Email me for more info:
Jess - November 14, 2015 - Report this comment
I had these! I first saw my best friend with some of them back around 85. I had to get them too, of course. We just called them "charms." My grandmother would even get me some from her church's flea market - they would sell them there too. I loved them.
MARLENE FRIEDMAN - January 03, 2016 - Report this comment
My Company led the way to market the necklace from Taiwan to Neiman Marcus. I still have a couple of the original necklaces.
MARLENE FRIEDMAN - January 03, 2016 - Report this comment
the name of my Company was; Funstuf and Company!!!
Diane Weber - July 23, 2016 - Report this comment
I have many plastic Disney charms and have not been able to get any information about them any where. Could you please assist. I will send pictures if required.
Marilyn - September 30, 2016 - Report this comment
Marlene would love to speak to you regarding these please email me at

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