There are few items from this era left in this condition outside a museum. Obviously it was treasured leaving it in near perfect condition. it is a small treasure to add to your collection of unusual Georgian jewels.
The 18K gold hand holds a tiny heart shaped locket filled with a perfect lock of hair under glass. A draped gold chain holds a heart shaped garnet that measures approximately 20 points and a tiny gold key. Another garnet sits on the little finger. The entire piece is original including the "T" pin and "C" clasp.
The brooch measures 1 inch by 1 inch side to side and top to bottom. it weighs 4.2 grams. the hand appears to be gloved showing a "cuff". The gold key symbolizes a key to the heart. Georgian gems are often symbolic and this is an excellent example.
Superb Georgian Heart in Hand Brooch
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