Please post any finds here that you wish help with identification.
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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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Modern 'twisted frame' brooch.
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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.
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