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Antique Paste Star Brooch c.1890

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SKU: 1771


This gorgeous Victorian Silver Paste brooch is a fabulous and unique heirloom gift or treat that will keep you smiling each time you wear it! It features row upon row of gorgeous, Diamond-like gems in a dazzling 10 armed star.

Crafted during the late 1800s, each Paste would have been assessed and cut by eye, and then hand-polished so they sparkle like Diamonds! If you peer at them long enough you'll realize they are all unique, with lovely high domes and foiled backs for added brightness and life. 

We love the way they've been cut chunky, with high tables and steep edges to mimic beautiful old cut Diamonds! Set against the dark aged patina of the Silver they look absolutely wonderful. 

A stunning example of Victorian Paste jewellery, this beautiful antique star brooch exemplifies why we are so fascinated with antique jewellery today. It's chic, versatile and it has the indescribable charm of something you just know is precious.

Beautiful as it is, as a brooch... but would also convert well into a real "kapow!" ring or a quirky necklace. 

ERA:  Victorian c.1890

MEASUREMENTS: 40mm across each point x 5mm deep.
The central Paste is 7mm in diameter.
The surrounding Pastes graduate from 2mm in diameter up to 4mm in diameter. 
Weight: 11.1g

MATERIALS:  Sterling Silver, Paste

HALLMARKS:  None present, tested as Sterling Silver

CONDITION:  Excellent
This remarkable Victorian Paste brooch is a stunning example and offered in excellent condition! All of the paste stones are present and intact and have a beautiful and dazzling bright sparkle. The Silver shows a gorgeous, deep, almost black patina which compliments the Paste beautifully, and the pin brooch works perfectly. The Paste gems are in perfect condition with no chips, scuffs or abrasions, and they are all set firmly so you can wear this beauty with confidence. 


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