This is an early brass paste brooch. This C catch dates from around 1800's. The frame appears handmade. I have shown photos of the pin hinge which is hand made the brass frame was made with setting all in one piece these were not added later-- AMAZING.
Not perfectly symmetrical, the handiwork was a labor of love.
Only one stone has some dulling (a slight blacker tinge when moved right. Even it only shows when turned a certain way, the rest are clear and all are bright and sparkly. The pin measures 2" X 1 1/8".
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