‘Symbolising transformation, rebirth and new beginnings crescent motifs were favoured by the Victorians and were quintessentially seen as feminine symbols..
The moon has always been seen as a feminine force, signifying change, creativity and female empowerment’.
Dating to early 20th century circa 1915 this perfectly pretty 15ct gold and natural seed pearl brooch is by one of our earliest manufacturing jewellers.
Bright yellow gold to the front encompassing the white glow of the natural little seed pearls perfectly, to a more soft and combination rose/yellow to the verso.
Complete with original pin and C clasp in excellent working order.
Slip your favourite gold chain through while pin is closed to wear this also as a pendant!
History of P. Falk and Co. 1851-1950
With their origins in Melbourne in 1851, D. and P. Falk founded a modest wholesale jewellery and importing business. By 1884, P. Falk and Co opened their substantial warehousing and manufacturing facilities in Little Collins Street Melbourne Victoria. The firm would become a major manufacturer and supplier of gold jewellery and silverware throughout Australia in the 1890s and early decades of the twentieth century.
2.8cm x 2.3cm
‘Falcon’ for P. Falk / 15 / Hanging fleece M.J.A guarantee mark
Very good antique condition. All pearls original with no sign of replacement or re-gluing. Original pin and C clasp, no repairs or re-solders. Hallmarks legible but poorly struck, however legible to us.