ANTIQUE VICTORIAN LARGE SCOTTISH SILVER THISTLE BROOCH CIRCA 1860
This magnificent large antique Victorian Sterling Silver Scottish Thistle brooch is Circa 1860.
Scottish jewellery was made popular by Queen Victoria as it became a souvenir of her frequent trips to Scotland and her Scottish Castle Balmoral from the mid 1800s.
The brooch boasts stunning detailed workmanship throughout the large Silver gallery depicting a reef of embossed Thistles and adorned with a large Glass Cairngorm stone in the centre.
The Thistle is the national flower of Scotland and has been a symbol of strength, protection and unity within the country throughout history.
The substantial brooch is set in Sterling Silver and fitted with a strong pin and C-catch.
The brooch is a truly eye catching collectors piece and looks outstanding when worn.
Weighs 110.8 grams.
Measures 88mm across x 90mm down.
Glass stone measures 31mm x 31mm.
ITEM NUMBER- 8813