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Antique 9ct gold Crescent moon and Dragonfly brooch, Pearl

Antique 9ct gold Crescent moon and Dragonfly brooch, Pearl

Regular price £449.00 GBP
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A gorgeous antique, late Victorian, 9ct gold and pearl crescent and Dragonfly brooch.

A beautiful closed crescent in rich 9ct yellow gold with a wonderful pearl set dragonfly sat across the moon.

This is really a piece packed with symbolism with both the moon and the dragonfly, both very popular symbols in Victorian jewellery.

Crescent moons were a popular motif in Victorian jewellery, they are attributed to a number of meanings from feminine strength to changes or new beginnings / chapters.

Dragonflies also represented change and transformation along with strength and courage making this a strong symbol for change.

This brooch can be worn in many ways and is a stunning, versatile piece, it would look great worn on a lapel or even affixed across your favourite gold chain for a celestial twist.

It has an old c type pin and clasp fastener

Marks and era:
Unmarked, electronically tests as 9ct gold, late Victorian era c1890s

Approx measurements:
1.10" length
1.25" width

Weighs approx 5.26 grams

Good used condition overall, signs of use and wear commensurate with age, nacre wear to some of the pearls, small area of soft solder evident to the reverse from an old repair

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