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Victorian Star-Shaped Brooch of Bohemian Garnets

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Victorian star-shaped brooch of bohemian garnets. This lovely Victorian 8-point star-shaped brooch is constructed in four layers of rose cut garnets of varying sizes. The two lowest tiers form eight point stars. The next two layers form an eight-petalled flower. The tube hinge and c-clasp date the piece to the 1880’s. Most Bohemian garnet jewellery is not hallmarked and is either gilt on a silver base or is classified as “garnet gold”, which was a commonly used alloy of metals. The garnets are a deep rose colour and continue to sparkle in the light in spite of their age. (Garnet is the birthstone for the month of January.) This is a beautiful piece of heirloom jewellery and would be a welcome addition to any collection of antique jewellery.

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Description

Victorian star-shaped brooch of bohemian garnets. This lovely Victorian 8-point star-shaped brooch is constructed in four layers of rose cut garnets of varying sizes. The two lowest tiers form eight point stars. The next two layers form an eight-petalled flower. The tube hinge and c-clasp date the piece to the 1880’s. Most Bohemian garnet jewellery is not hallmarked and is either gilt on a silver base or is classified as “garnet gold”, which was a commonly used alloy of metals. The garnets are a deep rose colour and continue to sparkle in the light in spite of their age. (Garnet is the birthstone for the month of January.) This is a beautiful piece of heirloom jewellery and would be a welcome addition to any collection of antique jewellery.

Dimensions
The piece has a diameter of 1 and 7/8 inches (5 cm); rises to a height of ¾ inch (2 cm); and weighs 15 grammes (.52 oz.).

Mint condition.

Delivery or Pick-up
Please note that delivery, delivery insurance and duty, if applicable, are not included in the above price. Our checkout page will calculate the cost of Canada Post delivery based on your postal/zip code and/or location. We ship worldwide. You also have the option of picking up the item in Newburgh, Kingston or Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Sorry no refunds available once purchased. For more information feel free to contact us at: info@rogueshollowantiques.com

 

 

Additional information

Weight.125 lbs
Dimensions5.5 × 5.75 × 2 in

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