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Gibsongirl's items10 of 12Vintage Sterling Silver Scottish Terrier Brooch H/M Birm. 1946Scottish Sterling Silver & Citrine Brooch
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    Posted 5 years ago

    Gibsongirl
    (12 items)

    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, 5 years ago
      Yep! That's a treat trove ;-))
      The agate is a landscape by itself... I love your pieces! (And collect mainly brooches, lol)
    2. Gibsongirl Gibsongirl, 5 years 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!!
    3. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 5 years 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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