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Antique French Paste Flaming Heart, A Marian Talisman for the Passionate, offered by RusticGypsyCreations

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Offered here is a lovely late 1800's-early 1900's french paste mother of pearl flaming heart reliquary.

The paste stones are glorious...they glisten like diamonds.

The mother of pearl heart is one of the most beautiful I've seen and the top of the heart is beveled, shown in the 3rd picture.

The reliquary opens from the back and is hallmarked.

I have added a sterling silver Marian connector to the front of the heart. This came from an antique Spanish rosary, circa early 1800's. The detailing is marvelous. In the center is the Virgin & Child. They are enshrined in a Vesica Piscis. To either side of the Vesica is the crescent moon in its waxing and waning phase. Flowers bloom from each crescent. At the top is a lovely crown.

One age related issue: 3 of the paste stones have broken off of the lower portion of the sculpture. The break is clean and the upper row of paste center beautifully to bring balance.

A most amazing devotional piece to delight and inspire your Female Soul & bring wonder to your sacred space...

The heart measures 5 & 3/8 inches in length and 2.75 inches in width (at widest point).

Layaway available...
Offered here is a lovely late 1800's-early 1900's french paste mother of pearl flaming heart reliquary.

The paste stones are glorious...they glisten like diamonds.

The mother of pearl heart is one of the most beautiful I've seen and the top of the heart is beveled, shown in the 3rd picture.

The reliquary opens from the back and is hallmarked.

I have added a sterling silver Marian connector to the front of the heart. This came from an antique Spanish rosary, circa early 1800's. The detailing is marvelous. In the center is the Virgin & Child. They are enshrined in a Vesica Piscis. To either side of the Vesica is the crescent moon in its waxing and waning phase. Flowers bloom from each crescent. At the top is a lovely crown.

One age related issue: 3 of the paste stones have broken off of the lower portion of the sculpture. The break is clean and the upper row of paste center beautifully to bring balance.

A most amazing devotional piece to delight and inspire your Female Soul & bring wonder to your sacred space...

The heart measures 5 & 3/8 inches in length and 2.75 inches in width (at widest point).

Layaway available...

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(814)
Reviewed by Neva Gomez
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 23, 2018
Another favorite I CANNOT wait to gift my friend Anne....who happens to be the hardest person to find great gifts. Very well packaged and quick delivery.
Vintage French Saint Anne & Virgin Mary Relic, by RusticGypsyCreations

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I prefer Paypal or direct checkout through Etsy as it is a wonderful medium, easy to use, efficient and reliable. With paypal or direct checkout through Etsy, payment is expected at the time of purchase (unless we have agreement for partial payment on layaway items). I will also except USPS money orders. If using this method, your item will ship once I have received payment. Payment is due in a timely manner. If it is not, I have the right to cancel the sale.

A special note on Reserves and Lay-a-way: Reserve and Lay-a-way is a courtesy. Please do not reserve or lay-a-way unless you intend to follow through with purchase. If reserves/lay-a-ways are not followed through on, there will be a minimal charge of $10.00 to cover Etsy and Paypal fees and also the the work it takes me to set up this courtesy and then to delete and re-list. Additional charge may be incurred if the reserve/lay-a-way has been on hold for some time. This will be determined for each unique circumstance and deducted from the down payment. Thank you.

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
All items are guaranteed. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, please contact me within 3 days of receipt of item to make arrangements for credit in my shop or refund,depending upon our agreement. In returning the purchased item, buyer will pay return shipping charges.

Shipping policies

In shipping, all items are packaged with the utmost care to ensure safe delivery. I take a lot of time with preparing my packages for the buyer. My experience with the post has been wonderful. In the US, packages will be sent with tracking, and are fully insured.

Please make sure your shipping information is clear and correct. I value buyer/seller relationship and want to collaborate to the utmost to ensure your package reaching you. YET PLEASE KNOW I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ITEMS ONCE THEY HAVE LEFT MY POSSESSION. Nor is Rustic Gypsy Creations liable for any lost or stolen shipments. All my packages in the US are insured, so should anything like this occur, we are protected through the Postal Service and will go through that process of reimbursement.

I am open to international requests for shipping. I tend to ship all packages registered and insured for this protects the buyer and myself. Due to the nature of the rare, antique items I create with, it is essential for me to have these treasures insured.

Lastly, please know Rustic Gypsy Creations is not responsible for packages impacted by the buyers customs and their processes. Thank you!
In shipping, all items are packaged with the utmost care to ensure safe delivery. I take a lot of time with preparing my packages for the buyer. My experience with the post has been wonderful. In the US, packages will be sent with tracking, and are fully insured.

Please make sure your shipping information is clear and correct. I value buyer/seller relationship and want to collaborate to the utmost to ensure your package reaching you. YET PLEASE KNOW I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ITEMS ONCE THEY HAVE LEFT MY POSSESSION. Nor is Rustic Gypsy Creations liable for any lost or stolen shipments. All my packages in the US are insured, so should anything like this occur, we are protected through the Postal Service and will go through that process of reimbursement.

I am open to international requests for shipping. I tend to ship all packages registered and insured for this protects the buyer and myself. Due to the nature of the rare, antique items I create with, it is essential for me to have these treasures insured.

Lastly, please know Rustic Gypsy Creations is not responsible for packages impacted by the buyers customs and their processes. Thank you!

Additional policies

I would like to speak to convos and feedback. During my time with Etsy, I have enjoyed these two mediums immensely. Convos are a wonderful way to ask questions and seek to get your creative ideas and needs met. Feedback is a great way to share your appreciation and experience of the purchasing exchange. It is nutriment for the artist, and helps future buyers get to know the artist. Feedback also gives both the purchaser and supplier a way to achieve closure on their interaction. I ask that if my buyers are not happy with any element of our interaction that they contact me with this information. I appreciate the opportunity to resolve any issues before a buyer would leave negative feedback on my Etsy account. Let's be respectful with one another in this creative process!

Antique French Paste Flaming Heart, A Marian Talisman for the Passionate, offered by RusticGypsyCreations

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: gilded brass, antique paste, antique open back paste, antique mother of pearl, antique Marian connector
  • Feedback: 814 reviews
  • Favorited by: 301 people
  • Gift message available

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From United States
Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

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