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A silver and amethyst paste stone thistle Bookmark

A silver and amethyst paste stone thistle flower Bookmark


A stunning Edwardian silver and amethyst paste stone thistle flower Bookmark - The makers initials C&N Crisford and Norris of Birmingham and although marked silver next to the maker it is not hallmarked and therefore unable to date precisely. However we are able to date this piece to c1910 - Edwardian.

  • Additional Product Information

    A paste stone is a synonym for glass when used in jewellery or ornament manufacture. Glass has been used as a gemstone imitation since ancient history for obvious reasons: it’s transparent, can be colored in many ways and resembles all kinds of gemstones when polished.

  • Condition Notes

    This piece is in very fine condition for its age.

  • Size

    Total Length - 10 cms

    Book Blade Length - 6 cms

    Length Thistle segment - 4 cms

    Width at largest Blade point - 1.3 cms

    Width at thistle receptacle - 1.75 cms

    Weight - 10 grms

  • Packaging

    This Bookmark will be packaged in a presentation box.

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