Victorian silver and 14k yellow gold paste brooch. Paste, also known as glass, has been used in jewelry for centuries. The popularity of paste jewelry took off during the Georgian era (1714-1837) with the appeal being that it could be colored in many ways to resemble natural gemstones. This fabulous Victorian brooch features beautiful green and white paste stones set throughout the sword motif. The brooch measures approx. 3.50" long x 1.20” wide x 3.25” high.