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"..precious metals were sold to finance Prussia’s part in the Napoleonic Wars, which raged across Europe and beyond from 1803 to 1815."                                                               "This Berlin iron necklace from the early 1800s features iron cameos backed by mirrored steel. The anchors are thought to symbolize loyalty."

Ironclad Patriotism: When Germans Gave Up Their Gold Jewelry to Battle Napoleon: A Berlin Iron Cameo Ruffle Tight. Via Collectors Weekly

Grace the Neckline in Georgian Berlin Iron Garlands. The fine, rare pairing of Berlin Iron and gold combine in this extraordinary garlanded necklace. Five neo -classical iron portraits of historic figures are framed and set in gold. The portraits are crisp and detailed. Iron chain forms garlands bringing graceful curves of iron to the neckline. The necklace sits proudly on the chest in beautiful, balanced display.  c 1820-30

Grace the Neckline in Georgian Berlin Iron Garlands

Grace the Neckline in Georgian Berlin Iron Garlands. The fine, rare pairing of Berlin Iron and gold combine in this extraordinary garlanded necklace. Five neo -classical iron portraits of historic figures are framed and set in gold. The portraits are crisp and detailed. Iron chain forms garlands bringing graceful curves of iron to the neckline. The necklace sits proudly on the chest in beautiful, balanced display. c 1820-30

Ethereal Berlin Iron Bracelet - Garden gates and concentric circles link this bracelet around the wrist. The circles are convex with scalloped edges. It has a button closure. At Glorious, Berlin Iron is a specialty. It was made into jewelry to replace gold jewels that German and later French citizens donated to the treasuries of their countries. The losses in economic and human wealth in both nations were enormous due to the Franco Prussian war. This jewelry is rare and has historic…

Ethereal Berlin Iron Bracelet

View this item and discover similar link necklaces for sale at - Garden gates and concentric circles link this bracelet around the wrist. The circles are convex with scalloped edges. It has a button closure.

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