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Georgian purple stones and gold handkerchief brooch pin David star human hair

A handkerchief brooch pin of gold and foil-set purple paste stones bordering a crystal panel mounted over hair, David star, edged by gold work; the stones are in cut-down closed setting; c.1800

Normally memorial brooches contain a lock of hair, a miniature painting of an eye but we never came across a brooch like this. We think we see, on an embroidered pink background, in white hair or white fine textile a Star of David and the center of this star is dark hair (we think).

Antique jewelry object group: brooch

Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of British origin.

Style: Georgian - Georgian style is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of styles current between 1720 and 1840. It is eponymous for the first four British monarchs of the House of Hanover—George I of Great Britain, George II of Great Britain, George III of the United Kingdom, and George IV of the United Kingdom—who reigned in continuous succession from August 1714 to June 1830.
See also: Georgian or more info on styles

Period: ca. 1800
(events and facts in 1800)

Source of inspiration: Romanticism

Theme: embroidered Star of David

Material: 8K red gold
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Precious stones: 12 purple amethyst colored strass stones (also called paste)
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Birthstones: Amethyst is the birthstone (or month stone) for February.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Condition: excellent condition
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Dimensions: width 2.26 cm (0.89 inch)

Weight: 5.00 gram (3.21 dwt)

Reference Nº: 09357-4302

Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry



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Georgian purple stones and gold handkerchief brooch pin David star human hair
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