Set of a pair of hairpins and a matching crescent brooch, all set with well-matched half-pearls of good colour and in their orignal silk-velvet-lined case. The pearls are set in 9ct, but the pins are gilt-metal, as usual. The brooch woud probably have been worn on a black ribbon round the neck to complemennt the hair-pins. Hard to date accurately, but around around 1875. The crescents are approximately 7/8 inches: 22 mm diameter
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N.Bloom & Son was established by my maternal grandfather in 1912. I have run the business since 1971. I specialise in high-quality old jewellery, mostly late 19th and 20th century, of interesting and unusual design. After having a succession of shops in the West End over forty years, and having a achieved a high reputation and profile with the public, I decided to close my last shop in 2005, and now I trade solely over the internet, or by person-to-person contact with clients. I can be contacted by telephone 020 7629 5060, or from abroad 0044 20 7629 5060 or by email as below. Prices ncludes insured free-of-charge UK/Europe posting for any item, or free-of-charge sending by FedEx world-wide for any item over £500’
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