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Post by Pottery101Web December 20th 2012, 3:08 am

Have this wonderful brooch I picked up.
I'm wondering if it's brass or copper possibly..

Any info would be smashing!

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Post by NaomiM December 20th 2012, 7:51 am

Because of the green verdigris on the back, I think it's copper.

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Post by styleinvasion December 20th 2012, 9:43 am

might be fire gilt?
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Post by Pottery101Web December 20th 2012, 4:45 pm

Honestly not sure guys. It looked very intricate, that's why I picked it up.

here is a picture with flash. For some reason every time you flash this thing it creates black stripes on the photo.

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Post by Davee December 20th 2012, 4:52 pm

Its the wrong colour for copper, possibly brass or some kind of gilt.

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Post by Pottery101Web December 20th 2012, 5:13 pm

Yeah, I was thinking brass. According to online research I did, the clasp dates around the 1900, either a little before or a little after.

Not sure what type of metal work was hot at that time.
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