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.
Victorian Scottish Agate Gold Amphora Earrings
Victorian Scottish Agate Gold Amphora Earrings. Victorian era amphora drop earrings in 15k rose gold with Scottish agate stones. It is unusual to find the Scottish agate stones in gold, they are more typically found in silver. Circa 1870, English in Origin.
ALBION ART Historical Jewelry - Ancient Gold, agate, enamel brooch, 16th century, Private Collection.
Circa 1850, each earring consists of a hand-carved ivory fist, holding a baton. Dangling from each outstretched thumb and forefinger is a finely carved solid onyx ball, engraved with a pattern of rings and stars.