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Georgian Paste Witches Heart Brooch in Silver

£385.00 £269.00
SKU: 4769
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Description:

We are simply spellbound by this Georgian Paste witches heart brooch! Inlaid with glittering paste gems, this piece is truly from another period in time. 

Witches heart brooches as sub-genre of jewellery date back to the 15th century where they were created to ward off evil spirits. By the 18th century, the brooch had taken on more romantic magical connotations. In the Georgian period, if you were given a witches heart brooch by your partner or in a courtship it would signify that they were bewitched by your love. 

The vivid green paste gems highlight the bewitching feeling of this spellbinding brooch, a gorgeous piece of history that you simply won't be able to find anywhere else!

Item Details:

ERA: Georgian, c.1800. 

MEASUREMENTS: Brooch 34mm x 28mm.
Green paste flower 10mm in diameter. 
Weight: 6.8g

MATERIALS:  Sterling Silver, Metal,  Black Dot Paste, Green Paste. 

HALLMARKS: None present, tested as Sterling Silver with metal pin for durability and strength. 

Condition:

EXCELLENT: This Georgian Paste witches heart brooch is in exquisite condition! The black dot paste, a hallmark of the Georgian period and of fine quality jewellery is clear in all of the gems and the green paste is vivid and rich in all lighting conditions! There is some subtle variation in hue with the stones and this is to be expected from such a fine piece as this that has lasted almost two centuries!



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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!

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