A Victorian circular Bohemian garnet brooch, tiers of circular and pear shaped rose cut garnets in clawed collets, to pin and 'C' catch, 44mm diameter, 19.64g
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One garnet and collet look to be a later replacement.
Minor abrasions to facet junctions of some of the garnets.
One of the outer pear shaped garnets has split and been glued back together.
Wear to the claws of the outer row of garnets; some claws missing.
One of the pear garnets in the first row is missing all claws, and has been glued in place.
Pin, 'C' catch and safety chain test as metal. Brooch itself tests as low grade gold. Possibly 8ct gold or lower.
Surface marks/scratches to metal.
Some signs of soft solder repair verso. 'C' catch is possibly a later replacement.
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