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Victorian Garnet Gold Miner's Brooch

$1,150.00

Victorian Garnet Gold Miner's Brooch

$1,150.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

A particularly good example of a South African goldrush brooch, dating from the 1880s. It comprises the standard miner's tools, a shovel, pick, and bucket, along with a rope and ladder. It also features two miniature gold nuggets, and has a garnet set into the shovel. It would likely have been sold to tourists visiting the gold fields of South Africa.

STONES 

Garnet

MEASUREMENTS 

4.6 x 2.5cm

WEIGHT 

4.1g

MARKS 

Stamped 9ct gold

CONDITION 

Excellent

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