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In Victorian jewelry, floriography gives each piece a symbolic meaning, with this antique brooch expressing. Its delicate silhouette, combined with a crescent moon, reveals that this piece is a "Honeymoon pin" worn by a bride to celebrate her honeymoon. Sweet and sentimental, its 10k gold setting in a vivid yellow hue is enhanced by chased petals rendering a visual softness, and the tiniest diamond at the focal point adds just a touch of shimmer. Bright patina with minimal surface wear to the setting.Fresh sheen, light surface wear, and no chipping on the diamond. Antique honeymoon pins were a popular trend during the Victorian era as a way to commemorate a newlywed couple's honeymoon. These pins often featured intricate designs with symbols of love and romance, such as hearts, lovebirds, and floral motifs.
They were typically made of precious metals like gold and silver and adorned with gemstones and pearls. The pins were worn by the bride as a symbol of her marital status and as a way to display her love for her new spouse. Today, antique honeymoon pins are highly sought after by collectors and serve as a reminder of the romantic traditions of the past. A young Queen Victoria assumed her role in 1837 and her taste in jewelry quickly became culturally influential, within England and beyond.Her relationship to jewelry was enmeshed with her husband, Prince Albert, who gifted the Queen for their engagement, a snake ring, embedded with an emerald (her birthstone) in its head. Continuing from the Georgian era and intensified by Queen Victoria.
Taste, sentimental and figural jewelry was a major trend throughout the Victorian era. When certain ideas and words were deemed too forward or improper to be spoken, jewelry and symbolic meaning was used to communicate what was left unsaid. _gsrx_vers_1516 GS 9.3 (1516). This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.