Large Silver Victorian Horseshoe Brooch, c. 1880

$ 260.00

If you lived in Victorian England, horses wouldn’t have been merely a passion or a hobby, but rather a way of life, a fact of daily existence. Whether it was travel, work or play, horses were there for you to see you through. So, it’s no wonder that the horseshoe was one of the Victorian’s favorite motifs! 

This silver horseshoe brooch is quintessentially English. With it’s wonderful detail and large size, it’s quite a beauty and I was certainly happy to stumble upon it while shopping the wonderful antiques fair at Ardingly. The brooch measures 1.5 inches (39.4 mm) long and equally as wide. I’m sorry, clearly we should have cleaned it a bit better before taking it’s photo, I’ll see that it gets a bit of a clean before it goes out. The back has a small dent, the front it perfect. While it’s unmarked, we’ve acid tested it to verify that’s crafted in sterling silver. It weighs 5.7 grams. 

Made in England around 1880. 

I offer layaway on most items purchased for full retail price. In general my layaway terms are 1/3 down and 1/3 in 30 days and the last 1/3 in 60 days. I am flexible so if you are interested please ask me and we can work out a payment plan that suits you. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only. 

I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!

Item ID:BHA19724VA

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