Brooch Crown Marcasites

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Crown Brooch with marcasites, part of the Marcasites Collection.

Marcasite jewels became popular in Portugal in the early 20th century as silver replicas of traditional pieces of Portuguese jewelry from the 18th century, which were made of gold and diamonds. The name Marcasite comes from the natural gem in these jewels.

Silver 925‰ brooch with 2,5cm and 4,9gr. Handmade in Portugal.