The brooch has a circular form ornamented with a central cabochon natural agate panel collet set in subtle relief. This impressive brooch is ornamented to the centre with an applied 18 ct yellow gold feature quatrefoil design. This design is accented with eight seed pearls and a further five small cabochon agates. The main agate panel is bordered by a broad 18ct yellow gold border embellished with bead decoration and applied quatrefoil bead motifs.
The rim of this exceptional original 1880's brooch is ornamented with applied rope and ribbon twist decoration. The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and push fit clasp. The reverse of the brooch is inset with a push fit panel, allowing this versatile example of Victorian jewellery to be used as a locket. This antique agate brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. The brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18ct gold.This antique agate and pearl brooch is exceptional quality, set with impressive agate and seed pearls. The brooch is in excellent condition. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery/estate jewelry. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries.
The item "Agate and Pearl, 18Carat Yellow Gold Brooch/Locket Antique Victorian" is in sale since Friday, April 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle on Tyne.This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.