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British Arts & Crafts Silver Moonstone Chalcedony Brooch, Dorrie Nossiter

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SKU: X4337

Description:


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This English Arts & Crafts brooch was made by the incredibly talented Dorrie Nossiter, a Birmingham based jeweller and pioneer of the Arts & Crafts movement. Her distinctive designs are bold, with celestial undertones that are just heavenly! 

We are delighted to be able to present this spectacular British Arts and Crafts Silver Moonstone Chalcedony brooch! Adorned by the icy glow of 6 Moonstone cabochons effortlessly complimented by the earthy tones of her Chalcedony, nestled between Silver wirework, granulation and foliage.

An undeniably fitting piece as we approach the New Moon and perfect for any collector of British Arts & Crafts jewellery!

Item Details:

ERA: Arts & Crafts (1880-1920)

MEASUREMENTS: Brooch is 36mm in diameter.
6 Moonstones graduate from 3.5mm to 7.5mm in diameter.
5 Chalcedony graduate from 4mm to 6mm in diameter.
Weight: 9.8g

MATERIALS:   Tests Sterling Silver body, settings, C-clasp, hinge with a Metal pin, Chalcedony, Moonstone. 

STAMPS & HALLMARKS: None present.

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift-wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.

Condition:

VERY GOOD. This British Arts and Crafts Silver Moonstone Chalcedony brooch is in wonderful condition! Each of her Moonstones and Chalcedony are securely set and with each one having a slightly different cabochon cut, she is bursting with character! The detailing is firmly soldered onto her brooch body, having accrued an admirable patina in her grooves! This antique brooch should be worn with care, as there is a slight wobble to the pin, commensurate with age, but fear not she still sits in the C clasp securely!