ANTIQUE VICTORIAN OPAL SPIDER BROOCH 9CT GOLD CIRCA 1880
This elegant 9ct Gold Victorian Opal and Tourmaline Spider brooch is Circa 1900.
Insect or spider jewellery today is highly collectable and was a symbol of good luck to the wearer during the Victorian Era.
The wonderful brooch is adorned with a large 5ct Opal as his body with a green, Tourmaline set into the head.
The lovely natural Opal is a kaleidoscope of rainbow colours shimmering and changing colours with the light. The Opal Radiates a myriad of colours - blues, pinks, greens, turquoise and an inner orange.
Tourmaline represents a love of humanity and carries the virtue of unconditional love and friendship. The gemstones can be found in all colours of the rainbow and are considered to be one of today's most versatile gemstones.
The brooch is hallmarked 9ct Yellow Gold.
This is a beautifully unique brooch which is steeped in Victorian history, a true collectors piece.
Weighs 4.9 grams.
Measures 55mm in length .
The Spider measures 25mm across x 30mm down.
The Opal measures 11mm across x 15mm across.