GEORGIAN/early VICTORIAN natural seed pearl  brooch with gut on mother-of-pear backing set in gold filled setting, circa  1840, 1-1/2 by 1-1/4. This delicate piece is not missing a single tiny pearl  and is in amazing condition, a great example of the hand work that makes these  so desirable.                  It is interesting that seed pearls were used in different ways as the  	decades progressed. In Victorian jewelry it was set in gold, onyx and jet,  	where the seed pearls were often…

GEORGIAN/early VICTORIAN natural seed pearl brooch with gut on mother-of-pear backing set in gold filled setting, circa 1840, 1-1/2 by 1-1/4. This delicate piece is not missing a single tiny pearl and is in amazing condition, a great example of the hand work that makes these so desirable. It is interesting that seed pearls were used in different ways as the decades progressed. In Victorian jewelry it was set in gold, onyx and jet, where the seed pearls were often…

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