Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Rose Cut Garnet Seed Pearl Flower Brooch Pin
Richly colored, the "petals" of natural garnets in this Victorian brooch, sparkle brightly from rose-cut faceting across their surface. In the form of a flower this sterling silver piece is dotted with tiny seed pearls that echo the floral motif at the center. Petite in size, yet pleasantly chunky feeling due to its detail and large size of the stones, this antique brooch has a radiating red glow when it catches the light. This piece is fresh looking and must have been tucked away and well. Taken care of, the soft signs of wear are noticeable only on close inspection. The silver setting has a bright patina with very little surface wear and no dents or misshapen spots. The garnets have a bright sheen, there are no chips or surface wear and the faceting is crisp and refractive. The seed pearls are all in place with a light amount of surface wear. There are no irregularities to the setting or signs of solder or repair and the piece has a firm shape. Material Tests for sterling silver, natural garnets and seed pearls. Uncommon antique and vintage pieces are often highly collectable because you are not likely to find another one. While some uncommon pieces have garnered a cult following, others are so uncommon that they do not have a large fanbase. The latter type may not be considered collectables, but they are lovely, one-of-a-kind finds. A young Queen Victoria assumed her role in 1837 and her taste in jewelry quickly became culturally influential, within England and beyond. Her relationship to jewelry was enmeshed with her husband, Prince Albert, who gifted the Queen for their engagement, a snake ring, embedded with an emerald (her birthstone) in its head. Continuing from the Georgian era and intensified by Queen Victoria. Taste, sentimental and figural jewelry was a major trend throughout the Victorian era. When certain ideas and words were deemed too forward or improper to be spoken, jewelry and symbolic meaning was used to communicate what was left unsaid. _gsrx_vers_1251 GS 8.2.1 (1251).
The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Rose Cut Garnet Seed Pearl Flower Brooch Pin" is in sale since Wednesday, January 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in Altadena, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.
- Featured Refinements: Seed Pearl Pin
- Main Stone: Garnet
- Brand: Antique
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Antique: Yes
- Jewelry Department: Fine