Help with brooch please

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Help with brooch please

Post by Dakaras » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:46 pm

Found today on a fresh cut pasture with Garrett 300i South Oxon Berkshire borders, gave a good signal of 83 when buried and 87 once out. Jewlery setting sensitvity down 1 notch approx 4 inches deep.

Im sure its a copper alloy brooch, you can see where the pin used to attach, also seems to me remains of a turquise stone plus a gap for at least one other. Ive googled and browsed but i can come up with any sort of date for it.

Thanks in advance
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Re: Help with brooch please

Post by Allectus » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:50 pm

Modern 'twisted frame' brooch.

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Post by Dakaras » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:53 pm

Thanks A,

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Re: Help with brooch please

Post by KittyHawk » Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:03 pm

Could be Victorian - look at love knot brooches, and see how a lot have that leaf shaped end to the metal twist.

Although originally gold looking, they were often made from pinchbeck, which would explain the decay / poor metal colouring.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=victo ... 0303623615
Garret 250 & Pro-pointer

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