Antique moon brooch with rubies & diamonds, around 1905
"A Crescent Brooch or Pin, as they are not unusually called, is always a desirable gift, and a decided acquisition to milady's jewel box. It matters not how numerous the variety in other brooches, one must have a crescent effect numbered as among the jewelled treasures." Loosely translated: a crescent brooch is always a desirable gift and a decided addition to a lady's jewellery box. No matter how great the variety of other brooches, there must be a crescent moon among the jeweled treasures! This was known as early as a 1904 jewellery catalogue by Kent Jewellers, Toronto. Crescent moons were among the most desirable motifs among brooches since the late 19th century. But as times changed, so did tastes: while the moons of the 19th century were still strong and strongly rounded, after the turn of the century they became more delicate, finer, with only a slight curve. The present brooch also presents such a typical crescent moon of the early 20th century. It shows itself in the white light of platinum-plated gold, with a set of luminous pink-red rubies and shimmering diamond roses.
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