ANTIQUE VICTORIAN AMETHYST INSECT BROOCH SILVER CIRCA 1900
This wonderful antique Amethyst bug brooch is from the Victorian era, Circa 1900.
Insect jewellery is highly collectable and was a symbol of good luck to the wearer during the Victorian Era.
The brooch is adorned with three beautifully cut rich purple Amethyst’s which are claw set in the head, body and abdomen.
Amethyst has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty which has adorned regal jewellery all around the world, from ancient Egypt to the British crown jewels.
The brooch is set in Silver and displays detailed workmanship across the head and wings.
A very pretty insect brooch that would look lovely pinned to a lapel.
Weighs 11.9 grams
Measures 23mm across x 44mm down