ANTIQUE SUFFRAGETTE VICTORIAN SILVER PASTE BROOCH CIRCA 1900
This fabulous Sterling Silver Victorian Paste brooch is a genuine Suffragette piece, Circa 1900.
Emmeline Pankhurst was the leader of the British Suffragette movement in the 19th century and fought for the right for women to vote.
Suffragettes liked to be depicted as feminine, their jewellery was chosen to counter the stereotypes put forward by opponents that they were mannish or shrieking!
This beautiful brooch is decorated in beautiful white, green and pink Paste Stones with a fabulous purple Paste dropper.
Green is for Give, white is for Women and violet is for Votes.
Paste is a heavy, very transparent flint glass that simulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones. They sparkle just like, captivating the allure of natures beauty.
All set in Sterling Silver displaying stunning all round workmanship.
Purchased in London and steeped in English history.
Looks fabulous when worn, a great talking piece.
Weighs 6 grams.
Measures 39mm across x 42mm down.
The dropper measures
ITEM NUMBER 7931