Antique 9ct Gold Etruscan Brooch With Sapphire Seed Pearls And Braided Hair 1.9g
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Antique 9ct Gold Etruscan Brooch With Sapphire Seed Pearls And Braided Hair 1.9g:
The Etruscan was an ancient civilisation which flourished on the western coast of Italy from 700-300 BC and in the 19th century with the discovery of a few Etruscan tombs many Victorian jewellers were inspired by the beautiful gold work found in these tombs so they started reviving the ancient style.For sale today is a stunning antique Etruscan brooch from the Victorian era with intricate metal work and granulation patterns on the main panel, distinguished in the centre by the main gemstone which a sapphire of a most amazing colour, protected by two seed pearls on each side, backed with a C shape fastening at the back and a panel of braided hair protected by glass. The ensemble is set in 9 ct gold, stamped and the maker's mark is TH. The brooch is used and in a very good condition, no damages to it, a beautiful piece of history to have and wear.Weight : 1.9 gramsLength : 4 cmWidth : 1.3 cm