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Georgian Period Jewelry65 of 12218th CENTURY BERLIN IRON SILESIAN WIRE WORK BEES EARRINGS  Hand-carved into a Gorgeous Scene with a Magnificient Greyhound Brooch from the late 1800's.
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Posted 2 years ago


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Rare set of 4 cameos cast iron Berlin in 1810, taking the ancient grounds after intaglios and cameos Roman or Greek. Objects in vogue at the beginning of the XIX. Made in Germany.

Most left picture : Vestal Virgin measure: 5,2 x2, 5 cm Weight: 9 gr
Second left : Socrates philosopher? measure: 2,3 x 2,1 cm Weight: 3 gr
Second right: : Greece measure: 2,6 x 2 cm Weight: 4 gr
Most right picture: Roman measure: 2,8 x2,1 cm Weight: 4 gr

This kind of cameos, examples of the late 18th, early 19th century classics were made of Iron Berlin. The residents of Germany (Prussia) was asked by their Royal family if they wanted to exchange their gold and silver jewelry to finance the war against Napoleon Bonaparte. Here massively hearing was given to it. This kind of jewelry of iron were in their place and these cameos are a good example. They are still seen in necklaces, bracelets etc.
The specifics of Iron and Berlin and also applicable to these cameos are:
1. magnetic, so of iron
2. black lacquer
3. feels cold
4. light in weight
5. some signs of rust at the back



  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    very nice Agram.m
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    kerry10456 thanks for your compliment and loving
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, Newtimes, aghcollect and vetraio50 thanks for loving
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    DrFluffy again many thanks for your awfully lot of loving.
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    geo26e, SEAN68 and freiheit thanks for you interest and loving.
  6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    Your very welcome A.gram :)
  7. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    inky, kyratango and geo26 thanks for interest and loving!
  8. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
    These are very beautiful and thank you for the information.
  9. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Valentino97 You'r welcome and thanks for thr compliment. I'm glad you like them too!

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