A Victorian 15ct gold brooch, oval in shape decorated with a bombe centre pave set with turquoises, surrounded by further turquoises and twisted wire decoration. Locket compartment to reverse. Circa 1865. Measurements, north to south 1 1/2" ( 3.8 cm ), west to east 1 3/4" ( 4.4 cm ). Condition, Very Good. The gold has been acid tested as 15ct gold. A good sized example of an 1860s turquoise brooch.