• Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch
  • VICTORIAN Brooch Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch
  • VICTORIAN Brooch Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch

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Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch

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In Victorian symbolism, the butterfly represented the soul. Within religion, the cycle of a butterfly has meaning - life (caterpillar), death (chrysalis), rebirth or resurrection (butterfly).

 

Antique Victorian (1837-1901) Moth / Butterfly brooch featuring filigree detailing. The brooches have two sets of wings which protrude giving the brooch a more pronounced 3D effect. The brooch has a signature open 'c' setting common in the Victorian era.

 

Filigree is a delicate form of metal work in silver or gold creating a lace effect. This style of jewellery was very popular in Italy and France in the late 19th century.

 

HALLMARKS

S.925

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooches measures 5cm / 1.9" in height and 3.7cm / 1.4" in length.

 

CONDITION

The brooch is in excellent antique condition.

 

SKU

5480

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Antique Victorian Filigree Moth Butterfly Silver Brooch