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Georgian Period Jewelry62 of 76IRON BERLIN LOCKET WITH NECKLACEPiqué juwelry with gold and silver inlaid figures in turtle
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Posted 3 years ago

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Agram.m
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This beautyful cobalt blue enameled brooch has a decoration of silver with very nice rose cut diamonds and is of French origin. The hallmarks you can see on the back site (photo 3) is French for a patent because of the hidden compartment. It's tested for 18K as all antique French jewelry. It has is a rare hidden compartment. Have you any idea from the time period or where this compartiment can be used for?

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  1. FineLines FineLines, 3 years ago
    Can't see the clasp clearly, but perhaps early 20th century? Could it be to hold a memento or some sort, a lock of hair for example? Does the maker's mark give you any clues? DD@Phila
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
    This brooch was published two years ago on CW.
    I'm still searching more details of this brooch where I don't have found all the answers yet. The brooch has a antique c-clasp and a little ring for a safety chain to You would very help me by answering the following questions with your knowledge or advise.
    This brooch was made in France. See text description.
    What purpose could this secret box used for? It's very small, actually too small for a photo (if that was already existing in the period when the brooch was made). I cannot smell any trace of fragrance. For me the only option is poison? Do you agree?
    And dating this brooch? Please your opinion.
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
    vetrai050 thanks!
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
    nldionne loves and Moonstonelover21 thanks for looking and loving
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 11 months ago
    Aimathena thanks for loving
  6. Agram.m Agram.m, 11 months ago
    DrFluffy and Suebeejay thanks for loving

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