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"Jane Austen's" Crystal Cross

"Jane Austen's" Crystal Cross

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"He has received £30 for his share of the privateer and expects £10 more - but of what avail is it to take prizes if he lays out the produce in presents to his Sisters. He has been buying Gold chains and Topaze Crosses for us; - he must be well scolded."
-Jane Austen to Cassandra
May, 1801

Gemstone crosses were ever popular during the Regency. For years I've been searching for a crystal cross similar to the Topaz ones given to Jane and Cassandra Austen by their brother Charles (see second image). This is the closest I've been able to come, but it seems to me like a lovely accent piece for your Regency gown. Crystal cross measures about 1" tall; arrives with a silver tone chain.

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