Victorian “Pietra Dura” Silver ​& Gold Round Brooch

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Victorian “Pietra Dura” Silver ​& Gold Round Brooch

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A finely made silver and gold brooch inlaid with different coloured stones. Even the stems of the flowers are inlaid. This type of work was time consuming and highly skilled. It was made circa 1880 in Ashford, Derbyshire. The trade was backed by the Duke of Devonshire.

Written by Olly Gerrish
MeasurementsDiameter 28 mm
ConditionVery Good
HallmarksUnmarked, tested to silver and 9ct gold
Date & OriginVictorian (1839-1901), English
ProvenanceEnglish