Sale Latest Finds What's Hot
Expert Picks
Our World
Contact Book Appointment Wishlists Sign In
The Antique Jewellery Company
The Antique Jewellery Company Experts since 1975Read More
The Antique Jewellery Company

Silver & Marcasite Carved Shell Cameo Brooch by Theodor Fahrner

178 Admirers
Zoom In
Zoom In

An unusual silver brooch made by Theodor Fahrner in the 1920s. Fahrner was trained as a steel engraver, and was one of the pioneers of designer jewellery. He had freelance artists (designers) with ideas prepared by him working for him. He managed to turn the largely insignificant ring factory of his father in to one of the most creative jewellery companies in Europe. The workshops were based in Pforzheim in the Black Forrest in Germany. This brooch not only is set with graded marcasite (iron pyrites) and painted with black enamel, but has a carved shell cameo of two ladies looking in wonder at an erupting volcano.

Written by Olly Gerrish


or from £32.39/month with 0% for 12 months More Info
Add to Wishlist Add to Wishlist
Free Delivery • Free Returns
Order before 4pm and receive for FREE tomorrow, Wed 28th October, before 1pm

Date & Origin


Very Good




Silver Marcasite Shell


935 (for high grade silver)
TF for Theodor Fahrner


Height 2.5 cm
Width 4.6 cm

Item Number


Ready to try it on?

Discover our friendly jewel box in the heart of London's Mayfair

Book Your Appointment

Free Worldwide Delivery

UK next working day before 1pm
Europe 3-5 working days
USA & ROW 5-7 working days

More info

30 Day Free Returns

If you don't like your item, return it to us for free within 30 days for a full-money refund More info

Ring Sizing

Free Ring Sizing

Let us know your desired size at checkout and we will size your ring at no additional cost

More info

Fast, Secure Payment

We use PayPal's industry-leading technology to keep your information safe

More info
The Responsible Choice

The Responsible Choice

Buying antique jewellery is both ethical and eco-friendly as harmful and destructive mining processes are not needed to make an item yours. So give yourself a pat on the back!

More info
Our 5 Point Promise

Our 5 Point Promise

We always stay true to our core values, embodied in The AJC Guarantee:
Quality, Rarity, Knowledge, Peace of Mind and The Personal Touch

More info
Google Ratings
4.9 Out of 282 Reviews

Antique Jewellery Company

Be an Insider

Subscribe to the AJC Newsletter to be the first to hear about latest finds, offers and updates