"Gilt & Pearls" Antique Georgian Gold Gilt And Pear Hair Barrette
A beautiful and rare piece to behold. This antique Georgian hair barrette, in a gold gilt finish, with pearlised beaded accents, is the perfect finishing touch to your up-do. Her wonderful Art Nouveau style, boasts and intricate wound base, with small decorative carvings, and decorative pearlised beads, threaded on wire bases around the circular designs of the barrette. Her hinged fastening, boasts a double pin feature, in a carved horn base, that fastens under the curls of a heart shapes hook.
Length: 5 inches
Width: 3.4 inches
Material: gold gilt metal, pearlised beads, wire,
Condition: In beautiful vintage condition, with some light tarnishing to the gold gilt, and a small pearlised bead missing from the central circle border, this is to be expected of a piece this age.
We believe this barrette may have had other features, as there are traces of other metal loops, that look like they may have been linked to other elements.