Archive for Georgian Brooches
Have you ever seen genuine Georgian Jewellery? This is the earliest Jewellery which can be readily be bought today which is still in wearable condition.
The Georgians (1714 – 1837) loved their finery including all their Jewellery. Much of it is very very expensive today however original Georgian locket pin brooches remain quite affordable as they are quite small and often plain and made in relatively large numbers.
These small brooches are have a central glass covered compartment on the front which was normally used to keep a memento in – this was often a lock of a loved ones hair. Some were memorials to a departed relative and often have the name and dates of the remembered on the reverse. Others uses these brooches to keep a snippet of a sweethearts or beloved pets hair in.
AntiquesAvenue offers a selection of antique brooches including Georgian locket pins.