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HeirloomAngel's loves9 of 18Arts and crafts GOLD & MOOSTONES necklace. Henry George Murphy, thanks to Kiwipaul!Trunk from an estate sale
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    Posted 7 years ago

    Peasejean55
    (505 items)

    This brooch was being sold as an Art Nouveau item, to me it screams Bernard Instone, probably made in the 1930s. There is a Silver stamp but unfortunately no makers mark, which was common with Bernard Instone.
    I love the way the silver leaves are entwined along side the Amethyst. There are 15 cts of Amethyst in the crescent shape brooch. It weighs 17 grams and measures 45mm by 45mm.
    The Amethyst is known as the Bishops stone and is still worn by Catholic Bishops today. The Amethyst symbolises, piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom.
    I would like to know if anybody would agree that this brooch is Bernard Instone.
    Many thanks for looking

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    Comments

    1. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      I think, what I really want to know if I got this brooch right with Bernard Instone.
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Many thanks
      Jewels
      Manikin
      Kyra
      Moonstonelover
      PhilDavidAlexanderMorris
      aghcollect
      Vetraio
      racer
    3. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      very nice...............
    4. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 7 years ago
      Super cool... Love it.
    5. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Many thanks
      Roycroftbooksfromme
      DrFluffy
    6. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 7 years ago
      Instone, absolutely! And so pretty!
    7. HeirloomAngel HeirloomAngel, 7 years ago
      Stunning piece!
    8. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Thank you to both BelleEpoque and HeirloomAngel for lovely comments and Love.
    9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 years ago
      Beautiful!
    10. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Many thanks
      Elisabethan
      Valentino
    11. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      In the same spirit:
      http://www.ebay.fr/itm/400812622911?clk_rvr_id=739024624660
    12. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Yes, I've seen it, :-)
    13. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Many thanks
      Radegunder
    14. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Many thanks
      freiheit
      katherinescollections
      DrFluffy
    15. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Many thanks glassmadshaz for love.
    16. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 7 years ago
      Many thanks
      JewelsNZ

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