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The jeweler to ‘80s pop royalty is making a comeback

In the 1980s and early ’90s, Richard Minadeo created jewels for rock royalty. Fans of his chunky gold pieces — studded with rhinestones, sharp-carved beads and religious imagery — included Cher, Carly Simon and Madonna. Then, in the early 2000s, he disappeared. “I didn’t think I would make jewelry again,” the now 70-year-old tells The Post, after his in-your-face baubles went out of style. “I was walking dogs to supplement my social security.” Now, Minadeo is back, creating his signature goth-glam jewels for celeb-favorite fashion mecca Resurrection Vintage. The one-of-a-kind gems — which sell for $350 to $650 — are available at Resurrection’s Noho store, as well as its pop-up boutique inside the new Neiman Marc ...