'The Honeymoon Period'

 

This beautiful unique 'fine' jewellery piece has been created using a delightfully delicate and pretty antique Victorian Silver and 9ct rose and yellow gold 'Honeymoon'* Crescent Moon piece (formerly a brooch), with central bow detail and forget-me-not flowers and leaves along its crescent, the contrast being so sweet and unique.

 

* Victorian brides wore brooches with a crescent moon cradling a flower on their honeymoon. These sweet styles are called 'honeymoon brooches', which were said to represent 'the magic of the moon and the sweet nectar of the flower'.

 

Sometimes, where a piece has been converted from a brooch, there may be evidence of a little 'scarring' on the reverse, from where once the pin and hinge lived. However, this does not detract from the pieces beauty or wearability in any way. I have set this dreamy piece on a brand new belcher link chain. The silver chain complimenting the crescent moon perfectly. Furthermore, I have added in 2 rings along its length, allowing the necklace to be fastened in 2 different places, therefore giving the versatility of being able to wear the necklace at 2 different lengths. The necklace fastens by way of a bolt ring fastener. Classically lovely forever heirloom piece.Wear alone or layered with any other of my longer necklaces. Wear for romance. Approximate Measurements: Overall length: 18.25 inches, can also be worn at 16.25 inches Crescent Moon: 4.9cm This is a quirky one-of-a-kind heirloom piece, bringing the wearer an item of jewellery as exclusive and individual as them. The perfect keepsake or gift to celebrate life's milestone occasions or just life!

Victorian Silver & 9ct Gold Honeymoon, Crescent Moon, Bow,Forget Me Not Necklace

£195.00Price
  • Be Gentle with Me............... 

    Please treat your vintage jewellery with the care and respect deserving of its age. Rub gently with a soft silver polishing cloth periodically to keep its vibrancy. Please do not bathe in your vintage jewellery. Avoid dropping on hard surfaces. Enjoy!

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