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Edwardian Tourmaline and Pearl Brooch

Edwardian gold filigree and tourmaline brooch. (BR9473)

Tourmaline and Pearl


A lovely brooch from the early 1900s with fine gold filigree work framing a vibrant green tourmaline and six luminous, graduated pearls.  A beautiful jewel created by Wordley, Allsopp & Bliss circa 1910.

Edwardian gold filigree and tourmaline brooch. (BR9473)

This brooch was finely crafted.  Note the crisp edges of the filigree and cutout work on the usually hidden underside of the jewel.  A strong pin stem and early safety clasp serve to secure the brooch when worn.

Edwardian gold filigree and tourmaline brooch. (BR9473)

The top of the clasp is stamped with the maker's mark of Wordley, Allsopp & Bliss ("WAB"), a maker of fine brooches and other jewels during the early decades of the last century.  Beneath the maker's mark "14K" is stamped for the purity of the gold.

Name:  Tourmaline and Pearl

Cost:  $485

Measurements:  This 14kt gold brooch is just over 1 5/8" by 9/16" and weighs 4.1 grams.


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