FRENCH JET BUTTERFLY BROOCH PASTE PENDANT CIRCA 1970
This stunning large butterfly brooch is adorned with sparkling black and white Paste Stones with French Jet pieces making up the body and head.
French Jet is a type of black glass used to simulate the beauty of Jet. It became popular during the Victorian period when black jewellery was very fashionable.
Paste is a heavy, transparent flint glass that simulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones. White Pastes sparkle just like Diamonds and take expert craftsmanship to capture their beauty.
You can wear this as a brooch or use the loops on the back as a pendant.
The piece is set in White Metal and fitted with a sturdy pin and safety catch.
The butterfly is pre owned but in excellent condition, Circa 1970’s.
A unique, eye catching brooch that would look incredible displayed on a chain or pinned to a lapel!
Weighs 69.2 grams.
Measures 87mm across x 72mm down.
ITEM NUMBER - 5299