A classic, unique example of a natural banded agate brooch from the Victorian period.
This is a gorgeous solid Scottish Agate pin.
Beautiful banding on a red brown background.The stone is translucent with rectangle shape design.The setting is a sterling silver.The brooch has a handmade C clasp.
Simple and elegant.
Agate was regarded as wonderful pieces of natural history, and was often used in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian jewelry, prized for each pieces' uniqueness - no two exactly alike! Unfortunately, the brooch is unmarked for maker.
AGE: Antique c. 1880’s
CONDITION: excellent with aged patina.
MEASUREMENTS: 1” inches width by 1-1/4” inches length.
Rare and collectible!
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