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Victorian Silver & Agate Oval Brooch

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    Posted 1 year ago

    Gibsongirl
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    This is a large Victorian Silver and agate brooch I was lucky enough to find at a car boot sale three years ago. It was absolutely black when I bought it but after a good clean the scalloped engraved silver frame (which is unmarked) came up a treat!

    I have photographed the brooch against a white background to show the pretty mottled agate. The reverse has a good strong pin with tube hinge and ‘C’ clasp. Can you see how the pin extends out beyond the frame of the brooch? This is a good indication of an antique brooch.

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    1. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
      Yep! That's a treat trove ;-))
      The agate is a landscape by itself... I love your pieces! (And collect mainly brooches, lol)
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      I'm a brooch lover too! ( mostly costume)
      This is beautiful... Looks like a painting!
      Nature in it's glory...
    3. Gibsongirl Gibsongirl, 1 year ago
      Many thanks for all the lovely comments. You know, many times I hear ladies say “Nobody wears brooches anymore”.......WELL I DO, I LOVE THEM!!
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
      I love brooches too - very beautiful, thanks for sharing :-)
    5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
      I am a brooch lover too Gibsongirl and wear mine as well:-) This one of yours is beautiful! I Love Agate :-)

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