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9ct Gold Edwardian Suffragette Brooch

£375.00

This beautiful little brooch is set with garnets, pearls and a peridot. The design of this piece is styled from the Arts & Crafts movement, whose artists had a close relationship with the suffragettes.

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This beautiful little brooch is set with garnets, pearls and a peridot. The design of this piece is styled from the Arts & Crafts movement, whose artists had a close relationship with the suffragettes. Most suffragette jewellery features the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) colours: purple, white and green.

This piece is in the form of a circle with delicate bands forming a square supporting the centre. The square has deep purple/red garnets attached at each point while the circle is delicately decorated with pearls. The centre of the piece is set off with a stunning large peridot. The gold is marked 9ct. This is a very pretty piece of history and was ahead of its time as the suffragettes, in particular, successfully embraced the language of contemporary fashion – including its emphasis on delicate femininity – as a strategy for increasing the popular appeal of their movement and dodging the stereotype of the ‘masculine’ women’s rights campaigner. Circa 1905.

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Dimensions

Diameter - 3.5 cm

Specifications

Item - Suffragette brooch
Age - Circa 1905
Material - 9ct gold
Origin - English

Additional information

Age

Circa 1905

Material

Gold

Origin

English

Room

Jewellry

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