GEORGIAN SILVER GOLD PASTE CRESCENT
lovely quality antique English,
9 carat gold (tests thereabouts)-backed
solid sterling crescent-shaped pin;
beautifully made, with millegrain
edging and set with wonderful foiled,
faceted pastes (possibly rock crystal).
Also with a later added silver ring
for wear as a pendant, or attaching
a safety chain.
quality, distinctive and beautiful
- immensely wearable, very collectable
CONDITION: All original and very
good. Slight signs of wear commensurate
with age and use, one stone chipped
- not readily noticeable.
Around 1800/20. Not marked.
32 x 27 mm, excl fittings (1 inch
= 25.4 mm). To give an impression
of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾
of an inch diameter.
Approx. 6.2 grams. ID=georgianenglishgoldsilverpastecrescent