This type brooch is exceptionally rare todays market and were not available commercially in period, so many would have been adapted from period brooches by jobbing jewellers, resulting in some unusual designs and a large range of styles. This brooch is from an earlier period and would have been up to 10 years old when adapted and is of good quality, so a rare survivor? The glass stones featured are Peridot for Green, Amethyst for Violet, clear crystal for White, supposedly symbolizing the Suffragette movements mantra, Give Women the Vote? These colours were first adopted in C1900 and the colours represent G reen for Hope, W hite for purity and V iolet for dignity. Is in the classic art nouveau style, single straight bar design and is made of 9ct gold.
It is with sparkling peridot, amethyst & clear crystals in a floral design. It carries an original gold colored safety chain. The overall affect is one of great charm. The brooch has a simple bar clasp to the rear which is in good order and is made of white metal.The brooch measures 1.75'' in length and is 0.5'' wide. It has an outstanding period patina and has been well loved in the past. Is a charming period cardboard retailers box in green faux leatherette with a cream pad. It is vintage condition 2, is undamaged, but shows age related wear to both interior and exterior.
It shows a wonderful period patina. This item is in vintage condition 1/2. There is no damage to any of the components apart from surface scratching to the larger glass crystals and some age related delamination to the metal work including minor marking to the metal, which does not detract from the items charm or wear ability. The white metal clasp is in good order and may be the original. The condition of the box is described above.
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