Antique Egyptian revival scarab brooch, 9ct gold, Victorian

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A gorgeous antique, Egyptian revival, 9ct gold and scarab beetle brooch.

This piece features a real scarab beetle claw set to the centre in a 9ct gold mount, this is mounted to an attractive 9ct gold double bar each with a ball finial to the end.

The Victorian's began somewhat of an obsession with insect themed jewels from scarabs to spiders, entomology was increasingly popular with insects appearing in many places not least jewellery.

They were seen as an exotic fashion and this carried on into the early 20th century.

Unmarked, tests as 9ct gold.

It has a pin and c type clasp and a 9ct gold safety chain.

Condition:
Good used condition overall, light surface wear commensurate with age, c clasp is base metal.

Approx measurements
Length 0.60"
Width 1.50"

Weight approx 3.11 grams

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