Vintage Amethyst Brooch, St. Esprit Swallow Pin
Beautiful, stunning and exceptionally well made antique brooch depicting a graceful St. Esprit swallow in mid-flight with a dangling natural amethyst pendant below. The Edwardian brooch in sterling silver has a detailed bow around the swallow with the amethyst having seed pearl accents. Amethyst is the birthstone for Pisces and the month of February, and the gemstone for the 6th anniversary of marriage. The gem is thought to bring forth the highest, purest aspirations of human kind. The swallow is a romantic symbol representing faithfulness and wanting your loved one to return home safely. Understated elegance!
Materials: Sterling silver
Gemstone: Natural Amethyst - Roughly 10.25 carat weight - 18.75mm x 13.75mm, seed pearls
Measurements: 2.5 inches long and 1.75 inches wide
Weight: 12 grams
Hallmarks: There are three stamps on the back although I can not decipher them
Condition: Very good with the amethyst chip and nick free, the sterling silver having a lovely patina. A unique antique brooch!