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A truly unique and wonderful antique Victorian micromosaic pendant and brooch depicting at its centre two white (turtle) doves. The piece which dates to the middle of the 19th century is masterfully crafted from gilt metal and is highly ornate with plenty of rope edging and bead work. The central white doves are painstaking created using tiny pieces or tube of coloured enamel glass and are there to symbolise eternal and everlasting love. The piece can be warn compete as pendant but also the top component, also adorned with two doves can be worn as a separate small brooch. An incredible versatile piece with so much antique romanticism.


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DIMENSIONS – 82mm H x 32mm W


MATERIALS – gilt metal/ micromosaic


WEIGHT – 16.1g


HALLMARK – Unmarked, not uncommon for the period, tested as gilt metal using a touchstone.


CONDITION – Very good condition overall commensurate with age and use. The micromosaic is in very good condition with only one or two tiles missing, a rarity. There is some age related tarnishing to small areas but this isn’t particularly noticed when warn.

Victorian Twin Doves Micromosaic Pendant and Brooch, Circa 1860

  • 82mm H x 32mm W


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