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Victorian Scarab Beetle Pendant

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SKU: x2614

Description:

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An incredible Victorian scarab beetle pendant dates back to the archaeological revival, circa 1890 to be exact! Intricately detailed and perfectly formed, the scarab beetle boasts an iridescent petrol-green shell, which glistens and shimmers beneath the light. 

The scarab beetle symbolises the cycle of life and transformation, so this antique pendant would be a fitting piece for anyone experiencing a change in their life. Whether you gift this scarab beetle pendant, or love her so much you want her entirely for yourself, she is sure to cause intrigue!

*Please note chain is not included.

Item Details:

ERA: Victorian, Archaeological Revival c.1890

MEASUREMENTS: Pendant is 30mm long, including jump ring & chain.
Scarab beetle is 14.5mm long x 11.5mm wide.
Weight: 1.3g

MATERIALS:  Scarab beetle settings & chain test as Silver (gilded with Gold), jump ring tests as 9ct Gold. 

STAMPS & HALLMARKS: None Present

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift-wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon. 

Condition:

VERY GOOD. This Victorian scarab beetle pendant is in very good condition. The scarab beetle has held up very well retaining that rich colour we all know and love. The beetle has started to come away from the setting around one side, but she is still securely attached. As her exoskeleton is very delicate, when wearing this piece she must be handled with the utmost care and avoid any contact with water. Her settings have a gap at the bottom where a clasp would have once fitted in her previous life as a bracelet, but when she is worn this cannot be seen. Complete with later added chains and a jump ring, she can be worn securely having a newfound purpose.