Victorian Gold Luckenbooth Brooch

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Of stylised Heart and Crown design of which there are hundreds of versions
BUT all are in Silver. To find an antique one in Gold is a rarity indeed, for this is the ultimate Scottish Betrothal Brooch.
The earliest recorded version being one that Mary, Queen of Scots, gave to Lord Darnley in 1560.
Since then, this brooch has become the symbol of love and fidelity in Scotland.
Scottish circa 1860 Unmarked 18K Gold Condition Good
$1600

Details

  • Creator
    Scottish Jeweller
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    Scotland
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    1 in. W x 1.44 in. L
    3 cm W x 4 cm L
  • Length
    1.44 in. (4 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU358226662
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