Gorgeous 14k gold three-tiered antique Victorian Scottish agate brooch with a huge 20 carat citrine with hand-cut bloodstone and jasper agates. Done in a cross pattern, the back tier has a border engraved curved section with inset bloodstone and brown jasper with the next tier having a simulated thistle from with a center jasper cabochon. The center has a beautiful deep golden faceted citrine. There is a loop on the back so the brooch can also be worn as a pendant. Made popular by Queen Victorian on her travels to Scotland, the brooch is an excellent piece of history and one of the best I have ever come across!
Materials: 14 karat gold
Gemstone: Citrine - 19mm round - 20 carats; Bloodstone and japer agates
Measurements: 1.75 inches in diameter with a rise of 13mm
Weight: 19.6 grams
There is one prong missing from the back although not a deterrent nor visible from the front. There is slight movement between the tiers but is totally secure.
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