This remarkable beauty is an Edwardian Silver Paste brooch with the most gorgeous and vivid royal blue colour! It's impossible to take your eyes off it!
This unique piece could be worn as a brooch on a lapel or could easily be converted into a pendant or necklace instead.
Made during the early 20th Century, it's a quality piece of antique jewellery that is really fun and versatile. You can wear it as it was intended as a brooch on a cardigan or lapel, or thread it onto a simple Silver chain or ribbon for a super-quick and super-chic pendant.
Paste is a special type of leaded flint glass that was invented by the French jeweller Georges Frédéric Strass in the year 1724. It's painstakingly cut & polished with metal powder until it appeared to shimmer like a Diamond in the light. It was an instant hit with the trés chic Parisian high society and is still highly prized among collectors and magpies alike!
ERA: Edwardian (1901-1909)
MEASUREMENTS: The brooch itself measures 25mm wide by 22mm tall. The blue Paste stone is 15mm by 12mm.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver.
HALLMARKS: None Present, tested as Sterling Silver.
This wonderful Edwardian Silver Paste brooch features some remarkably clean paste stones in fantastic condition. They're bright, sparkly and clear! The blue Paste in particular is a phenomenal true colour and absolutely pristine! The silver is also in excellent condition and the pin on the back opens and closes firmly, so this brooch is ready to wear and enjoy. It would also be suitable for conversion into a stunning necklace, or simply wear it on a ribbon or silver chin for the same effect!
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