High quality craftsman made rose gold Victorian cravat pin/brooch featuring a real scarab beetle. Substantially mounted and elegant this gem is a real beauty and a what a treat to have the antique blue and gold leather bound jewelers case from Halifax for safe keeping.
The brooch also features a heavy duty gold safety chain which adds a nice decorative touch. These bar style brooches are perfect for wear on the lapel, cravat or tie. For fans of the superb BBC period drama 'Gentleman Jack' based on the real life diaries of Anne Lister of Halifax we can certainly see her wearing this on her neckcloth! Heirloom worthy, an exquisite piece!
MATERIALS: 9ct rose gold brooch, 9ct gold safety chain, real beetle
HALLMARKS: "9 C" on the back of the brooch
DATE: 1880 SIZE: 2-1/8 inches (55mm)
WEIGHT: 5.03 grams
CONDITION: Excellent, looks to have been rarely worn. Beautiful color to the rose gold with the heavy gauge pin back in perfect working order. The beetle is perfectly preserved with no issues. Antique fitted box from "E.Roberts, Jeweller, 33 Commercial St., Halifax is also in fine condition.
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