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Victorian Era Precious Coral & Natural Seed Pearl Brooch in .800 Silver

Victorian Era Precious Coral & Natural Seed Pearl Brooch in .800 Silver

Regular price $200.00 USD
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This Victorian Era antique brooch features precious pink coral and natural seed pearls set in an .800 silver lucky clover motif.

There are seven (7) half-drilled, precious pink coral buttons.  These coral buttons average 6.0 x 3.5mm in size and show natural growth banding.

The brooch also contains two (2) tiny natural seed pearls, averaging just over 1.0mm in diameter.  The seed pearls are white with silver overtones.

Most gems are minerals, but both coral and natural pearls are organic gems, meaning that they were produced by living organisms.

The 80% pure silver has developed a beautiful, nearly black patina due to its age.

The pin is hallmarked "800", and sticks out well past the C-clutch which was typical of early Victorian era brooches.

Overall dimensions of the brooch are 1 1/2" x 1/2".

Gross weight is 2.9 grams.

Item Details
Vintage: Victorian Era (circa 1837-1901)
Metal: .800 Silver
Size: 1.5" x .5"
Hallmarks: "800"
Gross Weight: 2.9 grams (1.9 dwts)
Gemstone Details
Gemstone: Precious Pink Coral
Quantity: 7
Shape: Button, Half-Drilled
Color: Pink
Size: 6 x 3.5mm
Pearl Details
Type: Natural Seed Pearl
Quantity: 2
Color: White with Silver Overtones
Shape: Round
Size: 1mm Diameter
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