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    Posted 8 years ago

    Newtimes
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    I bought this small crescent moon applique together with some other victorian jewelry. The crescent moon was used a lot in Victorian times. It has different meanings: death and rebirth, symbol for the godess Isis. They used it in brooches and other jewelry.
    My moon is not marked but it tested as silver. I have no idea what it was used for. It has no marks from a former clasp or anything whatsoever. Maybe it was an unfinished piece? So I just added a jumpring and for now I wear it as a pendant. Maybe I will change it if I find out what it was originally intended for.
    So does anyone have an idea?
    Thanks a lot!

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    1. Newtimes Newtimes, 8 years ago
      Bedankt Marga!
    2. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 8 years ago
      Pretty!!
    3. Newtimes Newtimes, 8 years ago
      Thanks Moonstonelover, DrFluffy and vetraio for the love
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 8 years ago
      Do you think it might have been part of another piece? Pretty.
    5. Newtimes Newtimes, 8 years ago
      I'm not sure what it was. The lady I bought it from had a lot of old textile too so maybe it wasn't intended to be a jewel in the first place.
    6. Newtimes Newtimes, 8 years ago
      Thanks Thoscahaba and valentino97 for liking my crescent moon.
      I think I just got an idea what I will use it for now. I will send a pic via mail, Val.

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