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Bright Victorian Paste Starburst Brooch

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This bright Victorian Paste starburst brooch is just breathtaking! Exuberant in sparkle, this brooch is a must-have for anyone who collects antique Paste jewellery!

A hallmark of Victorian craftsmanship, these Paste gems would have been as revered as their Diamond counterparts. The old mine cuts allow them to shine profusely, sharply contrasting with the patina Silver. 

Item Details:

ERA: Victorian (1837-1901). 

MEASUREMENTS: Brooch 30.1mm long x 39.8mm wide.
Old mine cut Paste graduates from 1.4mm diameter to 5.7mm diameter. 
Weight: 11.3g. 

MATERIALS:  800 Silver, 9ct Gold backed, old mine cut Paste (Diamond style).

HALLMARKS: French boar's head for 800 Silver on the c-clasp, tested as 800 Silver throughout with 9ct Gold back. 


EXCELLENT: This bright Victorian Paste starburst brooch is in fabulous condition throughout. This is some of the brightest Paste gems we have ever seen with no chips or abrasions to their surface. The 800 Silver has accrued a delightful Patina, with some of the 9ct Gold backing lightly worn from time.  


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This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

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