Beautiful Antique Victorian Turquoise Brooch with locket compartment to the reverse. The brooch is not marked but tests at 15ct which was the usual gold quality of this kind of brooch in the Victorian Era. The brooch has the super rich buttery yellow colour only found in antique 15ct gold.Very fine Quality with beautiful Robins' Egg Blue Persian Turquoise that has not got the green tinge that much old turquoise develops. The brooch measures 29mms in diameter and weighs 8gs. The pin on the reverse works well and the original crystal glass locket to the reverse is still intact.
The style is the typical architectural revival style made popular by the Castellani's in the 19th century. It features intricate'Cannetille' gold wire work all in very good condition. The item "Victorian Turquoise 15ct Gold Locket Brooch Cannetille Etruscan Antique" is in sale since Tuesday, October 03, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "kittyscurios" and is located in Bath.
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