What a beauty this large Victorian Amethyst 9ct Gold brooch is! A superb 27ct clear Amethyst is snuggled within a fancy polished Gold frame, ready to be worn and loved once again in the 21st century.
If you want to make an impact - a chunky Amethyst brooch is one of the best ways to do this. This beauty in particular is a sought-after delicious shade of purple, akin to a Cadbury's chocolate bar!
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: Brooch 32mm long x 26mm wide.
Amethyst 20mm long x 24.5mm wide x 11mm deep. (Approx 27.00ct).
MATERIALS: Solid 9ct Gold, Amethyst (27.00ct).
HALLMARKS: "9CT", Maker's Mark "WD&CO" on back. Tests as solid 9ct Gold throughout including pin.
VERY GOOD: This large Victorian Amethyst 9ct Gold brooch is in superb condition throughout. The Amethyst itself is in remarkable condition, free of inclusions and free of chips, scratches and nibbles. Not to mention, she is very snug within her setting. The lovely 9ct Gold frame has kept its shape well and is also free from dings. There is one little mark to the Gold which is likely from previous metal testing, however, this is not noticeable when worn. Overall, this is a beautiful bold brooch, ready for her next loving caretaker.