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Gutta Percha Carved Rose BroochGutta Percha Carved Rose BroochGutta Percha Carved Rose BroochGutta Percha Carved Rose Brooch

This beautiful Victorian brooch is made of gutta percha. In Internet defines gutta percha as: "a dark (black or near-black), rubber-like gum derived from the resin of trees from Southeast Asia, especially Malaysia; highly flexible yet durable, it began to be used in the 1840s for jewelry, especially mourning jewelry in the latter 19th century, as a more reasonable substitute for jet; designs are almost always molded, however, as opposed to carved.

The design on the top is a molded Rose and the brooch is in excellent condition. The pin hold tight and there are no chips or cracks in the gutta percha. When touched with your tongue the brooch is very salty. It measures 2-1/4" x 1-3/4"

Item ID: B-19535

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Black, Size: 2-1/4" x 1-3/4"

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Gutta Percha Carved Rose Brooch


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