Georgian Black Dot Paste and Silver Antique Flower Brooch

Delicate and historic, this brooch was created in the Georgian era. 

Condition Report:

Very Good - Some clouding to a couple of paste stones. This is only visible upon very close inspection, is consistent with age and use and do not detract from the overall appeal of the piece.  

 

For more information about this brooch, read below...

More details

£125.00

Review

The Details...

This brooch, although unhammarked, is most likely constructed from silver. It features a floral design set with hand-cut, black-dot paste stones. The brooch fastens with a 'C' clasp and the fastening pin is fitted to the brooch with a tube hinge. This brooch measures 1cm x 2.75cm. 

A Short History...

In the Georgian era, a black dot was often painted onto the culet of a paste stone to give an impression of depth. This was a time consuming part of manufacture and therefore is indicative of a high quality grade of paste stone. 

Wear it With...

Brooches are an exceptionally simple way to add instant vintage styling to any look and interest to plain materials. Pin this piece onto a hat, lapel, collar, cuff, scarf, sleeve, waistline or bag - wear alone or with a selection.

  • Colour Silver, Diamante
  • Occasion Wedding Guest, The Festive Season, Smart Casual, Cocktail and Evening, Bridal
  • Trend Floral