Antique Georgian Paste Witch's Heart Silver Brooch. This stunning Antique Georgian Witch's Heart Brooch features many sparkling Black Dot Old Cut Paste stones set in Sterling Silver, dating to Circa. Paste is a special type of hand cut glass which has been used since the 18th century to replicate Gemstones. The Paste stones here are the finest quality, each beautiful hand cut with a foil backing, giving the highly sought after'black dot' effect.
Witches hearts were originally worn to ward off the evil eye and protect a mother during childbirth and nursing. In the 17th and 18th century the heart also started to be used as a love token, symbolising the romantic connection between two people. This is a wonderful brooch which looks fabulous when worn and would make a great addition to any collection. Measures 2.9cm x 2.3cm. Orders placed by 12pm (GMT) will be dispatched the same day.All items are posted in a professional jewellery presentation box. The item "Antique Georgian Old Cut Paste Witch's Heart Sterling Silver Brooch Pin c. 1800" is in sale since Monday, February 18, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Pre-1837". The seller is "lancastrianjewellery" and is located in Lancaster.This item can be shipped worldwide.