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Paste Jewelry39 of 64Large early 20th century paste, enamel, silver dragonfly brooch.Antique rooster silver and paste brooch, Auguste Besson.
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    Posted 3 years ago

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    I really love carbuncle/almandine garnets!
    And paste antique jewellery!
    And brooches!

    So, when my path crossed this lovely thing... I had to buy it! :-D

    The center is red glass, but the edges are (in my opinion!) almandine garnets.
    The center setting is gold color (gold?), silver is unmarked.

    I place it in 1860's era.

    Length: 1.1/4" or 3.2cm
    Height: 1.1/8" or 2.8cm


    1. aura, 3 years ago
      This is a beautiful brooch!!!
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
    3. fleafinder fleafinder, 3 years ago
      im fascinated by that heart shape stone too lol
    4. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      Red stones are my favorite Kyra and this looks very regal indeed. Incredible find ! :)
    5. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Hi Aura! Thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoy seeing it :-)

      Bonnie, thanks, YOU ARE TOO! :-D

      Fleafinder, lol, I'm rock hearted ;-) Thank you!

      Mike, thank you my friend!

      Thaks too for your loves, Thomas and Nevada!
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      It is really lovely Pascale.......such an unusual setting!!!! It does look very "Regal".......
    7. pops52 pops52, 3 years ago
      Absolutely spectacular!!!
    8. martika martika, 3 years ago
      Love, love, love it!!!
    9. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Judy, thanks, I feel regal when looking and holding it :-))

      Pops, so kind comment! Thank you !!!

      Martika, you have good taste ;-D
      I'm very happy you love it too, thank you for your enthusiastic comment !
    10. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
      Oh what a eye catcher ! A beauty :-)
    11. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      As you, dear Mani! Thank you, lot of XO!
    12. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Such a beautiful brooch. Very stunning!! BTW, I love your profile pic.
    13. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
      The brooch is so wonderful in every way! The color and the large domed paste centre stone! Wow!
    14. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Such a nice comment, Scott! My new profile pic introduce Benny, one of my young twins ;-))

      Elisabethan, thank you so much for the wow comment!

      Many, many thanks to all of you, 21 lovers! David... XOXO!
    15. Alan2310 Alan2310, 3 years ago
      Ah--kyratango, W-O-W

    16. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    17. davyd286, 3 years ago
      I wouldn't be able to resist it, either.
    18. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Alan, great thanks to you for your WOW comment!

      Marga, I was sure you'd enjoy it! Thank you :-)

      Davyd, I must say I'm very low on the resistance scale when it comes to antique jewellery.... ;-) Thank you!!!
    19. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Thank you Poire for loving it! Much appreciated :-)
    20. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
      I had to love this again :)
    21. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Oroyoroy... Just like you ;-))

      Elisabethan! Thanks AGAIN!!! ;-))
    22. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      Oh my.........................drooling here !!!
    23. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Oh, Rose, thanks a lot for your drool ;-D
    24. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Huge collective thanks to all 31 friends lovers!
    25. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Thank you Jean and Vintagelamp for your lovely visit! :-D
    26. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      Kyra Wow Wow, breathtaking !~
    27. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Phil! Xoxo
    28. AnnaB AnnaB, 2 years ago
      A stunning piece! I love garnets, too!

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