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Antique French Paste Crescent Moon Brooch

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SKU: 3715



This striking antique French Paste crescent moon brooch would make the most welcome addition to your collection, especially if you love genuine pieces if Georgian jewellery!

A row of expertly cut Paste gemstones arranged in a crescent moon shape glimmer magnificently, as though she's been plucked from the depths of a starry midnight sky.

Black dot Paste was used during the Georgian era to emulate a Diamond's cullet, expertly painted on the underside of the Paste and in this case wonderfully preserved making her a fine collector's piece.

Wear this exquisite Georgian brooch on a coat lapel, at the top of a buttoned up blouse or why not add her to a chain or a pice of ribbon tied around your neck?

Handcrafted in Sterling Silver this Paste brooch would make a wonderful candidate for a necklace conversion, please send us a message if this is something you would be interested in!

Item Details:

ERA:  Georgian (1714-1830)

MEASUREMENTS: 36mm long.
The Paste gemstones graduate from2.5mm in diameter, up to 5mm in diameter.
Weight: 6g

MATERIALS:  Sterling Silver, Paste

HALLMARKS:  Hallmarked obscured. Tested as Sterling Silver



This antique French Paste crescent moon brooch is in outstanding condition, so much so it's hard to believe she was created two centuries ago. The Silver is bright with a beautiful aged patina adding to her antique charm. The Paste gemstones are all clear and their brightness emphasised by their foiled backings. There is some very minor wear to a couple of the Pastes, but this is only noticeable under a magnifying loupe. All the gems are held securely in place by their settings and the pin is in fine condition meaning you can wear this fantastic piece of history with utmost confidence!