This antique 9ct Gold Amethyst swallow brooch is steeped with Victorian sentiment! Buttery 9ct Gold forms this brooches picturesque scene of two swallows holding onto vines, arching over her delicate lavender hued Amethyst.
Victorian jewellery is recognisable for its underlying symbolism in every piece, with this brooch being no acception. Swallows are said to represent good luck and hope making her perfect to affix to your jacket lapel and keep close to your heart whenever worn. One of the prettiest brooches we have laid eyes on, she is just breathtaking!
ERA: Victorian, c.1899-1900.
MEASUREMENTS: Brooch is 44.5mm long x 13.5mm wide.
Amethyst is 9mm long x 7.5mm wide, approx 2.10ct.
MATERIALS: 9ct Gold brooch, settings & C Clasp, Metal pin, Amethyst (2.10ct).
STAMPS & HALLMARKS: '9', '.375', Birmingham Assay, Date letter 'Z' for the year 1899-1900.
PACKAGING: Your order will be gift-wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.
EXCELLENT. With little to report we consider this antique 9ct Gold Amethyst swallow brooch to be in excellent condition! Sumptuous Gold forms her body, with no dings or dents to note and securely holds her Amethyst in place. The Amethyst radiates pastel tones from her geometric facets, with no wiggle room within her setting. There are no scratches to the surface of the Amethyst. With her hinge in full working order and her pin and C clasp holding her in place when worn, she really is the full package! Its a delight to offer such a beautiful antique piece, in such wonderful condition!