Scottish Brooch, ca. 1860, Scottish agates, Cairngorm citrine, silver, 5.6 cm, 33 g, The Scotish jewelries were started to makeing that Queen Victoria had habitually started to use Balmoral Castle be bought the British Royal Family in 1852 as a summer house. Relatively inexpensive jewelries which were set in a silver semiprecious stones such as agates and malachite caught in that area came to be made for tourists.
Gold pendant enameled grey and white set with a purple sapphire guarded by twin dragons, with wide open mouths and wings displayed, surmounted by a grotesque mask, highlighted with small diamonds and terminating in a drop shaped pearl below. French, c. 1885 by Lucien Falize. (1839-97)
English Victorian Banded Agate and Gold Ear Pendants A pair of English Antique 15/18 karat gold earrings with banded agates. The earrings have 8 banded agate beads in an articulated three drop motif. Circa: 1870