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Victorian Crepe Stone Bar Pin

Item #99348
Design Description: Victorian Crepe Stone Bar Pin c. 1875



 Description:  Victorian crepe stone brooch, dating to 1870's-1880's, is carved French jet, or black glass, made to look like crepe fabric. Nice example of mourning jewelry, the crepe carving gives the piece a dull finish, mandatory in jewelry for grieving women. Several examples are shown on page 67 of "Old Jewelry" 4th edition by Jeanenne Bell.

 Size:  1 7/8" x 1/2"

 Condition:  Very good, small chips long edge on the underside

 Price: $69.00







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Brooches
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