Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Hand Brooch with Peach

In Fine Jewelry > Victorian and Edwardian Jewelry > Show & Tell and Costume Jewelry > Costume Brooches > Show & Tell.
Costume Brooches1037 of 2525Pretty purple broochEmmons - Help Identify, please
Love it
Like it

Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
vcalvcal loves this.
RichmondLoriRichmondLori loves this.
hunterqleehunterqlee likes this.
SheluvsjewelrySheluvsjewelry loves this.
Collectables59Collectables59 loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
CelieneCeliene loves this.
lentilka11lentilka11 loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
lizzycbwlizzycbw loves this.
TigraTigra loves this.
HunterHunter likes this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
QuantumphysicaQuantumphysica loves this.
shareurpassionshareurpassion loves this.
auraaura loves this.
TassieDevilTassieDevil loves this.
Hel1Hel1 loves this.
ho2cultchaho2cultcha loves this.
See 21 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 5 years ago

    (197 items)

    I purchased this brooch at a resale. It is one of my favorites. It is a heavy metal black brooch with a golden peach. It measures 2" x 1.5". I have seen Victorian Hand brooches, but I am uncertain if this brooch is of that time period. Could this be a mourning brooch?

    Mystery Solved
    Victorian and Edwardian Jewelry
    See all
    9ct Gold on Silver Large Victorian Gypsy Spiked Oval Creole Hoop Earrings
    9ct Gold on Silver Large Victorian ...
    18ct Gold 1 Carat Old Cut Diamond Victorian 5 Stone Ring, 18k 750
    18ct Gold 1 Carat Old Cut Diamond V...
    2.00Ct Real Natural Moissanite Victorian Engagement Ring 14K Yellow Gold Finish
    2.00Ct Real Natural Moissanite Vict...
    9ct Gold on Silver Large Victorian Gypsy Spiked Oval Creole Hoop Earrings
    9ct Gold on Silver Large Victorian ...
    See all


    1. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      I know I had a Victorian era doorknocker that looked just like this...all bronze tho. I would imagine the you chose was right but on the other hand (haha get it?) It doesn't seem likely they would do brooches and doorknockers design, so maybe this is a later one, don't know!
    2. raven3766 raven3766, 5 years ago
      I get it...on the other hand (haha!) Thanks for the information. It is heavy and right near the pin area, it is turning green. Does that indicate a certain metal? Could be a later one, I will do a little more research. You certainly gave me a place to start. Thanks again...
    3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      Look on the end of the C clasp for a mark, as brooches are sometimes marked there. That green stuff is verdigris. It's corrosive and will ruin the metal. Some white vinegar on Q-Tip and a very soft toothbrush should remedy the problem.
    4. raven3766 raven3766, 5 years ago
      Thank you Valentino and Efesgirl for the information, I will clean asap.
    5. lizzycbw lizzycbw, 5 years ago
      It's beautiful ..I would have thought 50's
    6. lizzycbw lizzycbw, 5 years ago
      I cropped and enlarged the life out of it. There seems to be something on the C ring
    7. raven3766 raven3766, 5 years ago
      Lizzyscbw, I see small grooves. Now in the middle of the hand there is an etched K. Other than that, I can't see a signature. Thank you for the 50's, it gives me an idea of an era.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.