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Victorian Silver Gilt Turtle Dove Brooch


Victorian silver gilt love token brooch of two tethered finely detailed turtle doves. For the Victorians there was a close association between true lovers and Turtle Doves. These birds stay with their partners for their lifetime. Hence, they symbolize loyalty and faith. L. 2.50", W. 1.25", 1880's UK. Excellent condition.


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  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    W 1.25 in. x D 2.5 in.

    W 31.75 mm x D 63.5 mm

  • Length
    2.5 in. (63.5 mm)
  • Seller location
    Riverdale, NY
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