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Posted 2 years ago

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Agram.m
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Around 1887 they began in England to manufacture the so-called silver 'sweetheart' brooches. These love tokens tapped directly into the romantic and sensitive side of people's nature and revived the passion for flowers and messages in jewelry last seen in the early 19th cntury. All kinds of every day objects suddenly took on a new meaning when fashioned into little brooches - horseshoes, hearts, anchors and crosses. Here some samples of these 'sweetheart'brooches.
I have this text extracted from the book: Starting to collect antique jewellery by John Benjamin what I can warmly recommend especially for starting antique jewelry collectors. A real antique jewelry collector must have at least one of such brooches in their collection don't you think so?

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  1. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    BELLIN68 Thanks for loving
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    vetrai50, thanks!
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    refindanddesign and lisa thanks for loving the sweetheart brooches.
  4. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Wonderful!
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    You have always kind compliments miKKoChristmas11, thanks!
  6. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Thanks for loving Hems303
  7. Kathycat Kathycat, 2 years ago
    Hi Agram.m
    I don't know how these brooches passed me by.
    I must sound like a broken record to you repeating myself over & over again, but I'm going to say it again anyway. " Love them", just "Beautiful".
  8. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Kathycat, I can understand because today I have already 133 items (items the most of them jewels) on this site. Perhaps you could click on my name and look for all the items. Then you see them all together.
  9. Kathycat Kathycat, 2 years ago
    Agram.m,
    That is a great idea. Now why didn't I think of that. LOL
  10. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Wow! I am newly obsessed with these. Adorable!

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