Antique Victorian PERSIAN Crescent Moon Turquoise BROOCH
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A Rare Heavenly Antique Victorian Persian Crescent Moon Turquoise Brooch with Flower Motif embellished with Natural Persian Turquoise in Colors Blue & Green and White Seed Pearls in a 900 Solid Silver Raised Setting, Original Tube Hinge and C Clasp Closure, All Turquoise Intact circa 1870's!
Measurements: 1-1/4" in height by 1-1/16" in width by 1/4" side depth.
Persian Turquoise was highly treasured by the people of Persia. In the Persian Empire, Turquoise was worn as protective talisman to the wearer. This Persian Brooch is handmade with a substantial side depth in a raised open-work setting. This is a sturdy brooch and not flimsy at all. It has the original tube hinge and extended C clasp. The colors have beautifully aged with hues of Blue and Green which are significant factors in Natural Antique Turquoise. The back has a light gold wash with the 900 hallmark. It is in Excellent condition with a contrasting patina. No chips or cracks. All stones are tightly set.
A Rare Victorian Persian Turquoise Crescent Moon Brooch to cherish or give as a gift!