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Victorian Mourning Brooch with Pendant Attachment

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SKU: 3351

Description:

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As far as antique jewellery goes this Victorian mourning brooch really has it all!

Sumptuous yellow Gold wraps itself around a row of dainty natural seed Pearls proudly displaying a striking bullseye Agate in their centre. Skilfully painted black Enamel ornamentation accompanies hand engraved patterns dancing across the Gold surface.

On the reverse a glass panel displays the most wonderful hair work we have in our current collection, a true testament to the skilled jeweller who created this magnificent piece over a century ago!

A pendant attachment makes this wonderful piece of antique jewellery versatile, allowing you to wear her on a coat lapel or draped across your collarbones!

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: 32mm long x 29mm wide x 13.5mm deep
The Agate is 16mm long x 13mm wide x 4mm deep
The Pearls are approx. 1.5mm in diameter
Weight: 10.4g

MATERIALS:  15ct Yellow Gold, 12ct Yellow Gold, Bullseye Agate, Natural Seed Pearl, Enamel

HALLMARKS:  None present, tested as 12ct Gold and 15ct Gold

Condition:

VERY GOOD

This Victorian mourning brooch is in great antique condition. The Agate is perfectly smooth with no scratches. The Pearls are all original and present, they are showing signs of age but we feel this just adds to their antique charm. The Enamel is fully intact and the engraved patterns are deep and clear with no signs of wear to the Gold. The glass panel is in great condition and the hair work perfect with no signs of ageing. An all round superb piece of Victorian jewellery ready to be worn and enjoyed for many years to come!