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Georgian 9ct Gold Pearl "Teardrop" Mourning Brooch

£695.00
SKU: X2749

This Georgian 9ct Gold Pearl "teardrop" mourning brooch is an incredible slice of history. Crafted from a richly saturated 9ct Gold, she features a textured surface and intricate rope border.

Encased in the centre of this beauty is a section of woven blonde hair, which has been preserved impeccably over its lifetime! Framed by a halo of lustrous champagne Pearls arranged into a charming teardrop shape.

By the end of the 17th Century, it was customary for those who could afford it, to leave a provision in one's will for the creation of mourning jewellery. It is incredible whenever we find these special jewels, each with a story to tell!

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Description

This Georgian 9ct Gold Pearl "teardrop" mourning brooch is an incredible slice of history. Crafted from a richly saturated 9ct Gold, she features a textured surface and intricate rope border.

Encased in the centre of this beauty is a section of woven blonde hair, which has been preserved impeccably over its lifetime! Framed by a halo of lustrous champagne Pearls arranged into a charming teardrop shape.

By the end of the 17th Century, it was customary for those who could afford it, to leave a provision in one's will for the creation of mourning jewellery. It is incredible whenever we find these special jewels, each with a story to tell!

Item Details

ERA: Georgian, c.1810.

MEASUREMENTS: Brooch is 23mm long x 20mm wide.
Pearl section is 17mm long x 14mm wide.
Hair section is 11mm long x 8.5mm wide.
Pearls are each approx. 2.5mm in diameter.
Weight: 5.3g.

MATERIALS: Tests as 9ct Gold throughout, Pearls, woven hair.

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 Georgian 9ct Gold Pearl "teardrop" mourning brooch is in very good condition. Her Gold remains bright and rich, with the textured details all intact. Each Pearl has a beautiful lustre and is securely set, the woven hair section is also secure. She functions well as a brooch, with all components attached. There is some wear throughout, but this is commensurate with age. Considering how old this brooch is, she is overall in remarkable shape!

Shipping

All orders are shipped using DHL express and are securely padded in transit, with full tracking and insurance for your peace of mind. Alternate couriers are available by special request.

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  • NEXT-DAY delivery to the UK and EU
  • Delivery to the USA in TWO WORKING DAYS
  • Orders placed by 1pm (GMT) will be dispatched the same day

RETURNS:

You can return your item for a full refund for any reason by simply getting in touch to let us know within 14 days of receiving it.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR ORDER:

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!

Please message us or call +44(0)117 925 4798 if you have any questions!

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