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Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.
Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch. Rare Lucky Green Agate Engraved Sterling Silver Figural Brooch/Lapel Pin.

Antique Victorian Scottish Iona Marble Horseshoe Brooch

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£325.00
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An outstanding antique Victorian sterling silver horseshoe brooch set with superbly cut slices of pale green rare Iona Marble and dark green agate slices. Iona Marble is a unique combination of Serpentine and Limestone and it is only found on the Isle of Iona, Scotland

Circa 1850, the stones are beautifully cut to fit the brooch's distinct chubby shape and they are accented by carved silver 'X' motifs around the sides and at the top. A lovely silver floral engraved pattern decorates the centre of the horseshoe. The marble evokes the mossy green allure of the hillsides and rocky outcrops of Scotland perfectly. The brooch is in lovely antique condition, one side of the marble has acquired a hairline crack over time but this is minor given the age of the piece and it is secure in the setting.

A very desirable example of high Victorian Scottish "pebble" jewellery. The horseshoe was a beloved motif in Victorian jewellery thought to bring good luck and prosperity, Iona Marble has been known as the "lucky green" since antiquity which, must surely, bring a double helping of good fortune to the new owner!

Good for the ladies or the gents, an absolutely fabulous piece of authentic antique Scottish jewellery, hand crafted and top quality.

MATERIALS: sterling silver, acid tested

GEMSTONES: Iona marble, green agate

MEASUREMENTS: 1-1/2" (3.8cm) tall and wide at the base

WEIGHT: 10.3 grams

DATE: Circa 1850, Victorian

HALLMARKS: none as is typical with pieces of this age and we have acid tested to verify it is sterling

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Materials: Sterling Silver, Iona Marble, Green Agate.