Superb Antique Scottish Agate Granite Brooch
Exquisite Victorian Scottish agate / granite brooch superbly rendered in a beautiful solid sterling silver frame. An ornate engraved bezel surrounds six individually carved, 3-dimensional polished pink & gray Aberdeen granite rounded cone shapes on a slate backing. The entire piece takes one the shape of a flower with a unique scallop edge. The back bears and elongated pin with tubular hinge and c-calsp as well as a loop for a safety chain or one could add a chain and wear this as a pendant. High quality, beautifully made not to mention immensely collectable!
- Materials: Sterling silver, slate
- Gemstones: Aberdeen granite / agate
- Measurements: The piece measures 2 1/4 inches in diameter.
- Weight: 26.4 grams
- Hallmarks: NA
- Date: Circa 1860-1870
- Condition: All original and very good with no chips or nicks to the granite. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age & use. No known defects. An exquisite and impressive brooch!