A gorgeous antique, Victorian buckle bracelet and brooch set.
Smooth polished French jet circular panels in gilt rope twist frames, the centre panel has a black celluloid and gilt painted buckle also in a gilt mount.
The bracelet has black elastic running through it and fastens with a loop and knot.
The brooch fastens with an old type fastener, this us a replacement fastener though.
The buckle was given as a symbol of love, bound to your love, buckles also represented keeping the wearer safe and secure, giving strength and protection.
Condition is good overall, a few chips to the edges of the French jet panels in places, some loss of gilt paint, the brooch has had extensive repairs to the gilt struts on the reverse and solder evidence is apparent only on the reverse though.
Bracelet is approx 7" length unstretched and the panels are 1" diameter, centre buckle panel is 1.5" diameter.
Brooch is approx 3.5" width and 1.5" height.
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