Ivy, ancient symbol of affection

Ivy, a symbol of affection
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HEDERA HELIX

Ivy

Brooch

The Netherlands

Ca. 1915 – 1920

Vos & Co Haarlem

Rose-cut diamonds, total Ca. 0,5 crt, 585/1000 gold 14 k

25,8 x 25,4 mm

3,9 grams

Good

Sold

 

 

The Ivy is a climbing and creeping plant that covers and binds trees, buildings, actually everything within its reach. Because of this binding aspect of the plant, it has been a perfect symbol of faith and affection since ancient times.

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