VIntage art Deco sterling Malachite Talisman relief work brooch
From the 20's this is one gorgeous brooch with the sleek designs that were popular in the 20's. This has a lot of great metal work as well as a gorgeous piece of polished malachite. For some reason not easy to fathom, malachite was considered to be talisman peculiarly appropriate for children. If a piece of this stone were attached to an infant's cradle, all evil spirits were held aloof and the child slept soundly and peacefully. Such a gem became a powerful talisman and protected the wearer from enchantments, from evil spirits, and from the attacks of venomous creatures.THis measures 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" and has a C clasp. On the back it reads 925. VintageSparkles offers Layaway on all our pieces regardless of which site it comes from. Please remember that vintage & antique items are not mint, nor are they perfect but they sure are full of old history and charm. Please use photos to make your decisions and read our policies prior to buying so you can have an excellent experience with us.
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