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14K gold brooch made from an originally so called: Oorijzer

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Posted 3 years ago

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Agram.m
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This Oorijzer (a Dutch name for literally an ear iron) belongs at the head coverings of old Dutch costumes. Originally a type of iron head-dress worn as peasant jewelry by the woman of Friesland (a region in the North-West of Holland). Later adapted as a gold helmet (see picture 4) fitting tightly over the head and worn under a lace cap(see picture 3). It has a cleft opening extending from the brow to the crown, derived from the 17th century iron type, and is made with rosettes at the side that hide pins which secure it at the temples to the lace cap.
This 14K yellow gold brooch was made of one of such a beautiful rosette. Hallmarked with an Oak leaf (1852-1906). The measurements of the brooch are: 5 cm (2") - 5,8 cm (2.2"). On the picture you can see an example of this kind of peasant head-dress costume.

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  1. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Thanks for you comment Scandinavian_pieces!
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Bellin68,
    It's a pleasure you like this jewel, thanks.
  3. lundy lundy, 3 years ago
    that is beautiful
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Thanks Lundy I agree!
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
    Faldi thanks you so much for your interest and loving
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    Vetrai050 thanks for your loving
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    AmberRose thank you also this time for your interest and loving!
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    Manikin, thanks a lot for your interest and loving
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    DrFluffy thanks for your interest and loving
  10. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 days ago
    I enjoyed your information. This piece is beautiful.
  11. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 days ago
    Thanks for your nice compliment. I admired your jewelry fantastic pieces I've seen!
  12. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 days ago
    Thank you kindly.

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