Early 1900s Arts and Crafts Buckle Brooch with Amethyst Paste StoneEarly 1900s Arts and Crafts Buckle Brooch with Amethyst Paste StoneEarly 1900s Arts and Crafts Buckle Brooch with Amethyst Paste StoneEarly 1900s Arts and Crafts Buckle Brooch with Amethyst Paste StoneEarly 1900s Arts and Crafts Buckle Brooch with Amethyst Paste StoneEarly 1900s Arts and Crafts Buckle Brooch with Amethyst Paste Stone

This is a large circa early 1900s Arts & Crafts buckle brooch that features a single large faceted amethyst colored faceted paste or glass stone. The brooch is made from purposefully patinated silver tone base metal in an Arts & Crafts design that presages the Art Deco style. There are no markings. The back has a simple sturdy pin stem and flat C clasp. The large oval faceted stone is foil back and with some degradation of the foil backing underneath.

The brooch measures 2.625" x 2.375". The stone measures 1.25" x 1".

Condition: The purposefully applied patina has aged giving it further irregularity, with the patina worn away in some areas and darker in others. This is a trait to be admired rather then cleaned away though. The stone does have some loss to the foil backing. This piece was originally fashioned to be a brooch, but the same design was also available as a buckle that came apart at the center overlap. They used the same design as a brooch by fusing at the center. The pin back is consistently of the period and is not a later addition.

This big bold brooch is perfect for the person who appreciates the rustic look of the arts & Crafts style.

Item ID: F14bub214


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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver / Amethyst, Size: no size

Early 1900s Arts and Crafts Buckle Brooch with Amethyst Paste Stone

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