- Price Range: £5000-£10000
Fine and rare Eighteenth century silver, topaz and rock crystal broach with matching earrings. Portuguese ca 1760. 70 mm across. Some pink topaz amongst the rock crystal. Brasil was a Portuguese colony and in the late seventeenth century Brasilian mines started to produce high quality yellow and pink topaz , as well as rock crystal.Since the early eighteenth century Portuguese jewellery has been using extensively all the colored precious stones from Brasil.