A Victorian Amethyst, Pearl and Gold Brooch, circa 1880


The oval mixed-cut amethyst within a surround of nineteen half pearls, above a polished gold mount.

Brooch pin fitting.

Continental mark to the pin and clasp. Also stamped ‘18’ to underside of clasp

Total weight 11.1gms

Total length 3.3cm

Total width 2.5cm


The amethyst measures approximately 24.2mm x 17.2cm x 9.9mm

Attractive mid purple colour, bright and lively stone with good colour saturation. Small chip on facet edge to reverse of the stone.

Good clarity

Each pearl measures approximately 2.1mm

Well matched cream colour with slight rose and grey overtones

Overall good surface condition – some minor pits

Attractive luster

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