ANTIQUE VICTORIAN BEETLE PASTE GARNET BROOCH SILVER CIRCA 1880
This unusual antique Victorian beetle brooch is, Circa 1880.
The wonderful brooch is adorned in Paste Stones and 2 Garnets as the beetles eyes.
Paste is a heavy, very transparent flint glass that stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones, the Romans in particular were very skilful in the production of coloured glass Pastes.
The Garnet is a stone of purity and truth as well as a symbol of love and compassion. The Garnet will help everyone's security level and spiritual awareness.
The wings of the Beetle show 2 types of Gold.
Insect jewellery is highly collectable and was a symbol of good luck to the wearer during the Victorian Era.
The brooch is set in Silver and displays detailed workmanship across the head and wings.
A very pretty beetle brooch that would look beautiful pinned to a lapel.
Weighs 9 grams.
The brooch measures 41mm across x 25mm down.
Excellent all round condition.