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Silver & Marcasite Lizard Brooch

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A smart little lizard brooch. It is silver and studded with graded marcasite (iron pyrites) There were lizards that were made in England but they are not as well made as the German ones. This Lizard was made circa 1920. Lizards of all kinds have a long history representing good luck. In Ancient Greece and Rome lizards also symbolised wisdom and good fortune. It was made circa 1920 in Germany

Written by Olly Gerrish


Date & Origin


Very Good




Silver Marcasite


Sterling Germany


Length 6 cm
Width at widest point 2.5 cm

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