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Antique Bohemian Garnet Brooch c.1850

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SKU: 1814

Description:

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A truly delicious antique bohemian Garnet brooch! 

This lovely antique Garnet brooch pendant is bursting full of juicy red rose cut Garnets and has the most beautiful starburst design. The high-domed centre draws the eye no matter what the lighting conditions and the chunky glittering facets full of life and character!

Made in the 1800's, these "star" or tiered style pendants were extremely popular gifts- often given to symbolise love or friendship. 

The perfect accessory for those with a Gothic or romantic style!

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: 39mm long x 35mm wide x 16mm deep.
The central garnet measures 6mm long x 4mm wide x 3mm deep.
The surrounding Garnets graduate from 2.5mm in diameter up to 4.5mm in diameter.
Weight: 11.7g

MATERIALS:  Foiled natural Garnets, gilded with rose Gold.

HALLMARKS:  None present, tested as base metal with Rose Gold wash.

CONDITION:  

EXCELLENT:  This fine antique bohemian Garnet pendant is simply stunning! All of the gems are present and correct, with no chips, cracks or nibbles, and no replacement stones. The pretty rose Gold wash to the back is in good order. The pin is nice and strong so no matter how you wear it you'll know it's safe. Superb as is, or converted it to a fabulous "KAPOW" ring!