Art Nouveau 14ct Gold Turquoise & Pearl 'Lovers Knot' & Heart, Twin Brooch

Art Nouveau 14ct Gold Turquoise & Pearl 'Lovers Knot' & Heart, Twin Brooch


Exquisite, antique turquoise and pearl double brooch featuring a pair of matching 'Lovers knot' gold and turquoise brooches connected with a length of yellow gold and basra pearl chain with a turquoise heart pendant drop. This romantic brooch is full of annotations and was most likely worn by a bride on her wedding day, with the two lovers knots (from the term "to tie the knot') connected together with a heart drop (representing the unity of love) the blue Turquoise (from the saying 'something blue'). Turquoise was a favoured gemstone in the Victorian period and so was pearl (representing purity). Queen Victoria gave her bridesmaids turquoise brooches.

Each brooch measures 33.5 x 9.2mm, the length of chain 11cm and the adorable heart 13 x 8.8mm


DETAILS

Weight: 5.7 grams

Hallmarks: None - tested to 14ct gold

Condition: Very good

Date: Victorian (1837 to 1901)

Product Code: BR416



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