This item from Oh Art and Antiques LLC is now SOLD.
More from Oh Art and Antiques LLC
Antique paste jewelry is one of life's true luxuries, These glittering glass stones were never merely an imitation of the 'real thing', but were worn, loved, and considered the height of fashion. As paste was favored by the illustrious citizens of it's time, so it has drawn a coterie of sophisticated devotees today.
Look deep into the depths of this fathomless purple heart, and find all you would like to express. Give it, and all is said silently for you while lambent shafts of shimmering light dance around this heart of suggestions with a ring of purest sparkle.
Regal purple cabochon heart surrounded by fourteen white paste stones, all set in silver. Colored examples, like this, are avidly sought. Closed gilded back with C clasp and T hinge that may have been replaced or reattached sometime in the last two centuries. Measures 11/16" across not including the pin, which extends out almost an additional 1/4", and 3/4" tall. Likely Continental, probably French.
This piece is pure pleasure... to wear, to give, simply to possess.
Want to be the first to know when I list new items? Subscribe to my shop, look for the "Subscribe" link near my "Oh." logo on every page of "Oh."
Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Purple / Violet / Clear / White / Gold, Size: 11/16 inch
If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.
Heart of Purple Secrets - Antique Paste Brooch
$500 USD SOLD
A Felicitous Gathering of Curious Goods
Fabulous to Fun - Serious to Silly - An Evolving Selection - Questions? Comments? Information? - Email me - email@example.com