ANTIQUE GEORGIAN PASTE BROOCH LONG BAR BROOCH 1790 SILVER GOLD
This exquisite fabulous long Sterling Sliver brooch is adorned with large old cut Paste Stones.
13 fabulous old cut Paste Stones are set into this amazing Georgian brooch.
Paste is a heavy, very transparent flint glass that stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones, the Romans in particular were very skilful in the production of coloured glass Pastes.
Each stone is over 1ct, and have a closed backed setting which is typical of this era, this is all original.
The back of the brooch is 18ct Gold which has turned a rosy hue with age.
This is all complete with a Gold safety catch.
Steeped in history, this stunning brooch will be ideal for a special occasion.
It weighs 18 grams.
The brooch measures 4 inches.
Each Paste Stone measures 7mm across x 7mm down.
Excellent condition all round.