Step into the refined world of the Victorian era with a Scottish brooch that pays homage to the prestigious Order of the Garter. Crafted meticulously, this unique piece showcases a splendid arrangement of agate gemstones, capturing the rustic beauty of Scotland's natural landscapes. Set within the brooch's intricate design, the agate forms the emblematic garter, adorned with its distinctive buckle and intricate details. The rich hues of the agate, ranging from bright yellow to earthy brown to vibrant green, orange and red, create a mesmerizing tapestry of colors.
This hand crafted brooch was made in England in about 1870 and measures 45.3 mm north to south and 37.2 mm across, it’s 10.5 mm thick from the front to the back of the pin stem and weighs 12.1 grams. This one is unmarked but tests as sterling.
The perfect size to be worn on the lapel, this brooch reminiscent of the revered Order of the Garter, serves as a testament to the wearer's affinity for tradition, history, and the exquisite craftsmanship of the era. By donning this brooch, one embraces the spirit of nobility, bestowing a touch of regal elegance and a connection to the grandeur of Scotland's heritage.
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Item ID: BHA24748VA