This Victorian wishbone Opal brooch has stood the test of time to give you the rare opportunity to own this wonderful piece of antique jewellery.
Held in the midst of the solid 9ct rose Gold wishbone sits a wonderous Opal, flashing shards of fluorescent green and electric blue with an undertone of warm orange visible as she moves around.
The Victorians were known for their keen use of symbolism in art, and jewellery was no exception! Although the wishbone is commonly believed to bestow luck upon its wearer, during the Victorian era it was believed to bring two lovers closer together and therefore gifted as a symbol of love.
This Victorian brooch would look just fantastic pinned at the top of your buttoned-up work blouse or on a tie if you wish to gift this piece of jewellery to the man in your life.
ERA: Victorian c.1900
MEASUREMENTS: 37mm long
The wishbone is 17mm long x 10mm wide
The Opal is 4.5mm long x 3mm wide
MATERIALS: 9ct Rose Gold, Opal
HALLMARKS: Chester Assay, "9", ".375", date letter "R" for the year 1900, partial Maker's Mark
This Victorian wishbone Opal brooch is in wonderful antique condition! The Opal is perfectly smooth with no chips or scuffs and its setting is intact keeping it safely held in place for your peace of mind. the wishbone is in superb condition with no dings or visible signs of damage. The pin is in perfect working order making this piece of Victorian jewellery ready to wear or be gifted straight away.