• Antique Victorian Seed Pearl & Turquoise Gold Bar Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Seed Pearl & Turquoise Gold Bar Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Seed Pearl & Turquoise Gold Bar Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Seed Pearl & Turquoise Gold Bar Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Seed Pearl & Turquoise Gold Bar Brooch
  • Antique Victorian Seed Pearl & Turquoise Gold Bar Brooch

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Antique Victorian Seed Pearl & Turquoise Gold Bar Brooch

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Details

Victorian turquoise and seed pearl gold flower bar brooch. In the mid century the subject of gem-lore became very popular. For the Victorian's a turquoise gemstone was thought to preserve sight and protect from injury. Even today in the north-east, there is a proverb stating 'That a Turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune'. Additionally pearls had multiple meanings, primarily they were associated with 'beauty'.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooch measures 3.8cm / 1.5" in length and 1.5cm / 0.6" in height.

 

CONDITION

The brooch is in excellent antique condition.

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