Antique Oblong Cut Steel Charm
This antique Victorian charm c1880s features hand faceted and riveted cut steel "stones". Cut steel was made to mimic the sparkle of diamonds, originally worn by wealthy women who were not allowed to wear gemstones under Sumptuary laws. Napoleon even gifted his second wife a set of cut steel jewelry for their wedding.
1 7/8" total drop x 1 1/4" at widest.