Vintage 1930s Silver Lizard Silver Brooch

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Vintage Art Deco 1920s silver lizard brooch featuring faceted marcasite stones over the body and legs. This life like brooch is set with bright red eyes. Marcasites are actually Pyrite also known as Fools Gold. It was used in jewellery due to it's ability to catch the light, giving a diamond effect.

 

Lizard jewellery became very popular in the Victorian era and continued into the 1920s. The Victorians enjoyed novelty pieces which included many different types of animals.

 

SYMBOLISM

Roman Symbol of Wedded Bliss

 

ERA

Art Deco, 1920-1939

 

HALLMARKS

925 - Sterling Silver

 

MEASUREMENT

The lizard measures 8.4cm / 3.3" in length and 1.8cm / 0.7" in width.

 

CONDITION

The lizard is in good condition, there are two small stones missing. 

 

SKU

5484

 

Vintage Art Deco 1920s silver lizard brooch featuring faceted marcasite stones over the body and legs. This life like brooch is set with bright red eyes. Marcasites are actually Pyrite also known as Fools Gold. It was used in jewellery due to it's ability to catch the light, giving a diamond effect.

 

Lizard jewellery became very popular in the Victorian era and continued into the 1920s. The Victorians enjoyed novelty pieces which included many different types of animals.

 

SYMBOLISM

Roman Symbol of Wedded Bliss

 

ERA

Art Deco, 1920-1939

 

HALLMARKS

925 - Sterling Silver

 

MEASUREMENT

The lizard measures 8.4cm / 3.3" in length and 1.8cm / 0.7" in width.

 

CONDITION

The lizard is in good condition, there are two small stones missing. 

 

SKU

5484

 

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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