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Georgian Period Jewelry68 of 123Hand-carved into a Gorgeous Scene with a Magnificient Greyhound Brooch from the late 1800's. Fabulous Pair of Georgian Silver Spanish Paste earrings circa 1800’s.
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Posted 3 years ago


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What a surprise to find out that the brooch that I had bought, as I thought was made of Vulcanite but in my opinion it is one of the so-called Silesian Iron jewelry. Diameter approx. 4.5 cm Weight: 10 gr.
A big surprise, it meets to any requirements.
I put all the characteristics of authentic Berlin Iron jewelry in a row for you. That can only help if you want to know if you are indeed dealing with this type of jewelry:

• Magnetic, so iron
• Often black lacquered, sometimes grey or bronze
• Feels cold
• Light in weight
• Components of the brooch are not welded but sit with rings together
• The stem is extremely long and brooches has c-clasps
• The c-clasp and hinge are fixed by means of rings
• Has sharp edges
• Has no blurry edges
• The surface must be fine–grained

All the above mentioned factors indicate at least on a very old piece and almost certainly share in the iron berlin jewelry.
Which of you can tell me more? I'm very curious to hear your answer !!

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  1. Aimathena Aimathena, 3 years ago
    Very beautiful. You have the most beautiful pieces Agram
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Aimathena thanks for your most friendly compliment and loving!
  3. Aimathena Aimathena, 3 years ago
    You're very welcome Agram. I hope you have a great day
  4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 3 years ago
    Very NICE!
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Aimathena, thanks the same to you
  6. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Moonstonelover21, thanks for your nice comment and loving
  7. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 3 years ago
    Agram.m, I love antique jewelry as much as my bohemian glassware! They are all colourful in there own right..and just as beautiful!
  8. Newtimes Newtimes, 3 years ago
    Whoa, stunning! You almost never find any of these Berlin Ironwork (Fer de Berlin) pieces! They are really rare! One of your greatest finds ever!
  9. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Yes !! I think so too and that for the price of € 14. I'm , as you can imagine, completely overwhelmed.
  10. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Lisa thanks for loving
  11. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Belltown thanks for your interest and loving
  12. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 3 years ago
    Fantastic piece.
  13. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    DrFluffy thank you and also for loving. You understand that i'm exited with this find!
  14. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Vetraio50 thanks again for your reaction and loving
  15. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Bratjdd thanks for your interest and loving
  16. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    sarahoff thanks for joining and loving
  17. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Freiheit thanks for your interest and loving
  18. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Meanwhile I had made an appraisal of this brooch and it's still fun
    to hear that I've purchased it € 19.50 and it appears to be worth € 305 !!
  19. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
    Great purchase! It is lovely and worth quite a bundle too.
  20. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    valentino97 thanks for your thoughtful and passionate reaction. Such a successful deal is almost more fun than acquiring beautiful antique business. Well I owe this purchase and my acquired over the years knowledge of antique jewelry. So always keep good for all collectors to study on that old items.

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