The late Victorian era, referred to as the Aesthetic period, reflects the beginnings of Queen Victoria’s shift away from the mourning period. The Aesthetic period is considered to be an era of "art for art’s sake." Jewelry from this period became daintier, smaller, and lighter.
Simple yet impressive, this brooch is in a classic love knot's setting and features a moonstone in the center. The meaning of moonstones has its roots in history. Moonstone signifies balance, relaxation, feminine energy, love, and fertility. Wear moonstone as jewelry to keep your life stress-free and balanced.
Materials and Features: 12k gold, moonstone
Age/Origin: English, c.1890
Condition: Excellent condition.
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