Antique Georgian Faceted Jet Hairwork Brooch 1820





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DESCRIPTION


Poignant little Georgian Brooch dating to 1820 and inscribed “Peter Hopwood - OBT 19th Oct 1820 - AEt 48”.

Constructed of low carat rose gold (setting to 9ct or a tad lower) and set with a halo of faceted Jet stones in cut down collet settings to a central glass front compartment beneath to which is a loosely braided lock of two locks of hair, one blonde, one brunette.

With a closed back setting, original C clasp, pin and fitting however the pin fitting has been re attached some time in antiquity.

STONES
Faceted Jet

ERA
Georgian 1714-1837

MEASUREMENTS
2.2cm x 2.0cm

WEIGHT
4.92 Grams

MARKS
None
Testing at approx 9ct

CONDITION
Good 210 year old condition.  All Jet stones are original, several have chips.  Pin fitting has been re-attached in antiquity but is very secure.  C clasp is in original condition.  Glass is good, clear, with only minor superficial marks.



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