Georgian rose Gold Natural Pearl, Hair mourning, memorial brooch, hand engraved GC to CG, Circa 1830
A quality Georgian rose gold Natural Pearl mourning brooch featuring a row of tiny half natural pearls mounted in a crimped setting with a central locket containing light brown plaited hair. The central panel has a domed rock crystal, bevelled glass surrounded by a fine gold frame.
On the reverse is the following hand engraved inscription:
GC to CG
The pearls have a lovely thick nacre and are a silvery colour with purple tones.
Complete with metal pin and T-bar and C-Clasp fitting.
MEASUREMENTS: 10.5 x 28mm
WEIGHT: 3.1 grams
HALLMARKS: None – tests to at least 9carat gold
CONDITION: Good antique condition.
DATE: Georgian (1714 to 1830)
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