Victorian Purple Glass Pinchbeck Brooch/Pin

Victorian Purple Glass Pinchbeck Brooch/Pin
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Victorian Purple Glass Pinchbeck Brooch/Pin Victorian Purple Glass Pinchbeck Brooch/Pin Victorian Purple Glass Pinchbeck Brooch/Pin Victorian Purple Glass Pinchbeck Brooch/Pin

D & L Vintage

$79.00 
SKU: L-2905

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Stunning large Victorian era pin! A large faceted faux amethyst glass stone is the highlight of this piece. A gorgeous frame of pinchbeck encircles the stone. Scalloped prongs hold the stone in place. For those unaware, pinchbeck is a gold substitute invented during the Victorian era as a less expensive substitute for gold. It holds up remarkably well as evidenced by the excellent condition of this piece. Unsigned and measures 2" x 1 1/2".