Alleged

Graceful bow brooch with natural pearls & diamonds, around 1910

In many traditional costumes of Germany, it plays an important role whether the ribbons of the robe are tied or untied. And if they are tied, where the bow is located! So says a Bavarian mnemonic, "Bow on the left, good luck!" Because if a dirndl's apron is tied on the left side, the wearer is indicating that she is single. So "flirting" is permitted and desired here! If the bow is tied on the right side, the lady is married. The motif of the bow is therefore by no means irrelevant in the field of fashion. It is similar with jewellery. For here, too, things are seldom left to chance: The bow is one of the most telling bond motifs of all and can already be traced on Roman signet rings. Here we have a brooch in the shape of a bow, which was created in the first years of the last century. The loop is knotted with a swing and made of gold with a platinum overlay. Small diamonds give the piece a bright appearance, as was especially appreciated in the years of the turn of the century. In the centre are two movable pendulums with fine natural pearls, giving the jewel a symbolic meaning: the pearl is a symbol of love, while the diamond stands for duration and permanence. The brooch is beautifully preserved. Due to its romantic symbolism and elegant shape, the brooch is a perfect love gift.

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If for any reason you are still not satisfied, contact us and we will find a mutual solution immediately. Regardless, you can return any item within 30 days and we will refund you the full purchase price.

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