Faux Diamond Paste Gilt Metal Nickel Plated Steel Buckle Antique Victorian c1840

Magpie

tbj1737

Stunning antique belt buckle dating from the early Victorian period set with sparkly paste to resemble diamonds. Simply stunning piece.
The buckle is made from gilt metal & nickel plated steel. Good hinge to open & secure. All the stones are present, with very minor edge nibbles, none of which detract, & they all sparkle well.
Size 6.2 x 4.5 cm or 2.4 x 1.8 inches.
Weight 53.0 grams or 34.2 penny weight.