15ct Gold Mourning Brooch set With Seed Pearls Antique c.1810.

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15ct Gold Mourning Brooch set With Seed Pearls Antique c.1810.

A pretty little 15ct gold and seed pearl Mourning brooch. The mourning brooch was designed to put locks of hair in so people could remember loved ones that have passed away, before photography was invented and more affordable. No hair in this brooch. The pin is in good working order. There are some scratches and dinks commensurate with age, as found. It has been tested for gold as there are no markings to be found. Antique Victorian c.1810.

Size 2.2 x 1.7 cm or 0.8 x 0.6 Inches.

Weight 3.6 grams or 2.3 Penny Weight.


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