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Victorian Mourning Brooch, Pearl, 14K Gold, Black Enamel, Vintage Fine Jewelry SALE

Victorian Mourning Brooch, Pearl, 14K Gold, Black Enamel, Vintage Fine Jewelry SALE

£250.00


Victorian Mourning Brooch, Pearl, 14K Gold, Black Enamel, Vintage Fine Jewelry

An oval shaped Victorian mourning brooch finished in black enamel and featuring genuine pearls. A braid of hair is enclosed. The inscription translates as In Memory of and the back of the brooch is engraved Jane Guy with her date of death 9 Feb 1836

In very good vintage condition, only point to note is that the clasp has been replaced at some stage to a rollover c clasp.

Tests as 14K gold. Jewelry of this age is usually unhallmarked as much is hand made or made from remelted jewelry for special occasions. Sadly mourning was a normal activity due to the high mortality from disease.

The brooch weighs 6.2g and has a diameter of approx 1" 

 

Credit card payments can be made at the Paypal website.  An invoice will be sent after Checkout which can be settled by Paypal balance or credit card.

 Layaway is available

 

Our shops on Etsy and Ruby Lane also list our vintage jewelry:

www.etsy.com/shop/ourboudoir           www.rubylane.com/shop/ourboudoir