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Victorian Brooches (1839-1901)

The Victorian era marked a time dedicated to religion and love. Hands, hearts, crosses and knots were common motifs in the jewellery of the time, as well as symbolism drawn from nature - birds, flowers, trees.

Snake jewellery was a popular representation of eternal love. Mourning jewellery was still very widely worn, particularly following the death of Queen Victoria’s beloved husband, Albert.

The gentlemen of the day were a far cry from the dazzling Incroyables of the Georgian era. Those wishing to avoid the ‘fop’ label avoided outshining women and stuck to necessary jewellery only - cufflinks, stick pins, watch chains - although the odd love token snuck through, in a nod to the romantic mood of the time.

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Victorian 15ct Gold, Turquoise Enamel Brooch with Rose Diamond Set Forget me Not Flower

Victorian 15ct Gold, Turquoise Enamel Brooch with Rose Diamond Set Forget me Not Flower

£ 2950
Victorian 15ct Gold Round Garter Brooch set with Almandine Garnets & Natural Split Pearls with Glazed Locket on the Reverse

Victorian 15ct Gold Round Garter Brooch set with Almandine Garnets & Natural Split Pearls with Glazed Locket on the Reverse

£ 1275
Victorian 18ct Gold Horseshoe and Bit Brooch set with Natural Split Pearls

Victorian 18ct Gold Horseshoe and Bit Brooch set with Natural Split Pearls

£ 975
Regency Small Diamond Flower Spray Brooch set with Diamonds

Regency Small Diamond Flower Spray Brooch set with Diamonds

£ 1275
Victorian Silver Swallow & Ivy Leaf Brooch

Victorian Silver Swallow & Ivy Leaf Brooch

£ 95
Victorian Silver & Gold Overlay Double Horseshoe Brooch

Victorian Silver & Gold Overlay Double Horseshoe Brooch

£ 375
Victorian Gilt & Glass Intaglio Brooch of Shakespeare

Victorian Gilt & Glass Intaglio Brooch of Shakespeare

£ 250
Victorian Flower Brooch set with Paste

Victorian Flower Brooch set with Paste

£ 150
Victorian Silver & Enamel Primrose Brooch

Victorian Silver & Enamel Primrose Brooch

£ 395
Victorian Silver Brooch with Buckle Design

Victorian Silver Brooch with Buckle Design

£ 160
Victorian Silver & Agate Coiled Rope Design Brooch

Victorian Silver & Agate Coiled Rope Design Brooch

£ 675
Victorian Turquoise & Diamond Brooch in Original Henry Tessier Case

Victorian Turquoise & Diamond Brooch in Original Henry Tessier Case

£ 1275
Victorian Silver & Paste Bow Brooch

Victorian Silver & Paste Bow Brooch

£ 150
Victorian Silver & 18ct Gold, Cabochon Garnet & Rose Diamond heart Shaped Pendant with Bow Top

Victorian Silver & 18ct Gold, Cabochon Garnet & Rose Diamond heart Shaped Pendant with Bow Top

£ 3650
Victorian Vauxhall Glass Brooch

Victorian Vauxhall Glass Brooch

£ 250
19th Century Bohemian Garnet Bow Brooch

19th Century Bohemian Garnet Bow Brooch

£ 525
Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Interwoven Brooch

Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Interwoven Brooch

£ 750
Victorian Silver & Rock Crystal Brooch

Victorian Silver & Rock Crystal Brooch

£ 185
Victorian Silver Sun Brooch

Victorian Silver Sun Brooch

£ 185
Victorian 15ct Gold, Sapphire & Diamond Bar Brooch

Victorian 15ct Gold, Sapphire & Diamond Bar Brooch

£ 850
Early 19th Century 15ct Gold,  Rose Diamond Large Floral Spray Brooch

Early 19th Century 15ct Gold, Rose Diamond Large Floral Spray Brooch

£ 6750
Victorian Tortoiseshell & Pique Round Brooch

Victorian Tortoiseshell & Pique Round Brooch

£ 350
Victorian 18ct Gold Harlequin & Clown Circus Brooch

Victorian 18ct Gold Harlequin & Clown Circus Brooch

£ 2250
Victorian 18ct Gold & Micro Mosaic Brooch of Flowers

Victorian 18ct Gold & Micro Mosaic Brooch of Flowers

£ 1750
Victorian 15ct Gold Violin Brooch

Victorian 15ct Gold Violin Brooch

£ 1875
Victorian Brooch of a Grouse set with Rose Diamonds, Rubies & Emeralds

Victorian Brooch of a Grouse set with Rose Diamonds, Rubies & Emeralds

£ 2250
Victorian 15ct Gold Cameo of Lady's Head

Victorian 15ct Gold Cameo of Lady's Head

£ 1875
Victorian 15ct Gold, Ruby & Diamond Crescent Brooch

Victorian 15ct Gold, Ruby & Diamond Crescent Brooch

£ 2500
Victorian Silver & Paste Butterfly Tremblant Brooch and Hair Ornament in Original Case

Victorian Silver & Paste Butterfly Tremblant Brooch and Hair Ornament in Original Case

£ 1275
William 1V 15ct Gold Hard Stone Cameo Brooch

William 1V 15ct Gold Hard Stone Cameo Brooch

£ 675
Victorian Enamel & Diamond

Victorian Enamel & Diamond "Cherubs in the Sky" Brooch

£ 4950
Victorian Carved Ivory Brooch of a Young Girl

Victorian Carved Ivory Brooch of a Young Girl

£ 450
Victorian Silver Gilt Souvenir Brooch

Victorian Silver Gilt Souvenir Brooch

£ 175
Victorian Carved Ivory cameo Brooch of a Lady

Victorian Carved Ivory cameo Brooch of a Lady

£ 475
Swedish Silver Ball Brooch

Swedish Silver Ball Brooch

£ 250
Large Victorian Vauxhall Glass Maltese Brooch & Pendant

Large Victorian Vauxhall Glass Maltese Brooch & Pendant

£ 675
Large Victorian Heart Shaped Pierced Work Pendant

Large Victorian Heart Shaped Pierced Work Pendant

£ 2500
Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Interlocking Rings Brooch

Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Interlocking Rings Brooch

£ 675
Victorian 15ct Gold Memorial Brooch

Victorian 15ct Gold Memorial Brooch

£ 375
Victorian Vauxhall Glass Crescent Brooch

Victorian Vauxhall Glass Crescent Brooch

£ 150
18ct Gold French Enamel Brooch Representing An Allegory of Love

18ct Gold French Enamel Brooch Representing An Allegory of Love

£ 3500
Victorian Large 18ct Gold & Diamond Bow Brooch

Victorian Large 18ct Gold & Diamond Bow Brooch

£ 1875
Victorian Oval Silver Brooch with Flower Motif

Victorian Oval Silver Brooch with Flower Motif

£ 85
Victorian 15ct Gold & Almandine Garnet Bow Brooch

Victorian 15ct Gold & Almandine Garnet Bow Brooch

£ 1425
Victorian Diamond Crescent Brooch

Victorian Diamond Crescent Brooch

£ 9750
Victorian 18ct Gold & Diamond Crescent Brooch

Victorian 18ct Gold & Diamond Crescent Brooch

£ 3500
Victorian Silver & Agate Horn brooch

Victorian Silver & Agate Horn brooch

£ 975
Victorian Scottish 18ct Gold Target Brooch Set With a Citrine

Victorian Scottish 18ct Gold Target Brooch Set With a Citrine

£ 1875
Victorian Silver & Gold Overlay Name Brooch Annie

Victorian Silver & Gold Overlay Name Brooch Annie

£ 85
Large Victorian Silver Scottish Agate & Citrine Brooch

Large Victorian Silver Scottish Agate & Citrine Brooch

£ 975
Victorian 15ct Gold & Natural Split Pearl Masonic Brooch in Original Case

Victorian 15ct Gold & Natural Split Pearl Masonic Brooch in Original Case

£ 780
Victorian Large 18ct Gold & Royal Blue Enamel Garter Brooch

Victorian Large 18ct Gold & Royal Blue Enamel Garter Brooch

£ 2500
Victorian 18ct Gold Holbeinesque Brooch with Green Enamel, Garnets & Diamonds

Victorian 18ct Gold Holbeinesque Brooch with Green Enamel, Garnets & Diamonds

£ 2950
Italian 19th Century Diamond Set Flower Basket Giardinetti Brooch

Italian 19th Century Diamond Set Flower Basket Giardinetti Brooch

£ 4500
18ct Gold, Pearl & Diamond Brooch

18ct Gold, Pearl & Diamond Brooch

£ 375
Victorian Scottish Silver, Jasper & Grey Agate Brooch

Victorian Scottish Silver, Jasper & Grey Agate Brooch

£ 975
Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Clan Brooch

Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Clan Brooch

£ 975
Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Dirk Brooch

Victorian Scottish Silver & Agate Dirk Brooch

£ 675
Victorian 18ct Gold Royal Blue Enamel & Diamond Round Brooch

Victorian 18ct Gold Royal Blue Enamel & Diamond Round Brooch

£ 525
Scottish Victorian Silver Bloodstone & Jasper Shields & Swords Brooch

Scottish Victorian Silver Bloodstone & Jasper Shields & Swords Brooch

£ 825