Victorian Knoll & Pregizer Old Mine Cut Paste Brooch
This fine quality, antique, Victorian era brooch by German jewelry designers, Knoll & Pregizer, features very brilliant old mine cut paste (faceted glass) set in a handcrafted sterling silver setting.
The piece is set with forty-nine (49) pieces of French paste faceted into extremely brilliant old mine cuts! These old miners graduate in size from 1.3mm to 2.7mm.
The silver bow has developed a rich, dark patina that has been left uninterrupted. Please notice the subtle, delicate millegrain detailing.
The brooch is fastened by a handmade C-catch and round hinge with a pin that extends beyond the edge of the brooch. This is typical of brooches made during the Victorian era.
The reverse is signed and hallmarked, "Sterling Germany KP".
The piece measures 1 5/8" x 3/4" andhas a gross weight of 6.5 grams.