ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SCOTTISH BROOCH AGATE CITRINE SILVER CIRCA 1860
This fabulous Scottish Plaid Agate brooch is set in Sterling Silver, Circa 1860.
Scottish Jewellery was made popular by Queen Victoria as it became a souvenir of her trips to Scotland.
The beautiful brooch is set with a 10ct Citrine in the centre, with wonderfully cut Plaid Agates surrounding it.
Citrine’s sparkle and have a crisp, radiant quality about them. The name Citrine is derived from the colour - the yellow of lemon, it is also known as "Gold Topaz" and is the birthstone for November.
Each Agate is unique with natural colouring and polished to perfection.
Agate is a strong mineral sometimes known as the earth rainbow for it’s patterned texture that shows varying colours the earth can produce.
The brooch displays inlaid Agates and detailed engravings around the outer gallery.
All set in Sterling Silver.
Complete with pin and C catch and safety chain.
Purchased in London and steeped in history.
Looks fabulous when worn, a great talking piece.
Weighs 23.8 grams.
Measures 65mm across x 45mm down.