A silver and citrine paste thistle flower with foliage bookmark hallmarked 1901
An unusual silver thistle flower with citrine paste stone with foliage bookmark hallmarked Birmingham 1901 There are indistinct makers mark by the hallmark.
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.
This piece is in very fine condition for its age.
Total Length - 8 cms
Book Blade Length - 5 cms
Length Thistle segment - 3 cms
Width at largest Blade point - 0.5 cm
Width at thistle mount - 1.5 cms
Weight - 4 grms
This Bookmark will be packaged in a presentation box.