Antique early Victorian natural seed pearl brooch in a dome shape, 3.8cm diameter.
The clasp is unmarked, but they were usually real gold on this type of seed pearl brooch.
The cream pearls are held together with horse hair, and strung on to elaborate mother of pearl backings.
These lovely seed pearl brooches were usually worn as wedding jewellery. It is quite delicate, we added a dot of glue to secure the central pearl.
This is a beautiful antique brooch in excellent condition for its age, there are a very few pearls missing.These brooches were usually worn as wedding jewellery.