Big, bright and beautiful perhaps best describes this wonderful early Australian brooch by little known manufacturing jewellery A.J. Long and Co. of 288 Little Collins Street Melbourne.
Centering a large 1.3cm round faceted natural Amethyst of light to medium colour, six claw set to a solid gallery, set atop a simple bar brooch which has nicely tapered ends.
Modelled in 9ct rose gold with a yellow wash common of the era, and now is that oldy goldy rosy yellow hue we all tend to love in antique jewellery.
Original double C clasp, pin and safety chain to verso for added security.
1 @ 1.3cm or approx 5cts
Gallery and Amethyst 8.7cm rise
‘Winged wheel’ Makers mark for A.J. Long and Co.
‘Wheatsheaf’ Guarantee mark for 9ct
Very good antique condition. Gold has a rose and yellow hue especially to Amethyst gallery. Original C clasp ad pin to rear, no repairs. One tiny and minuscule flea bite to Amethyst almost impossible to see with naked eye, noting for accuracy only. Lovely brooch.Purchase Summary
Laybys available on all items $400 and over. Contact us
for more details.
All our items are antique or vintage unless otherwise stated. Condition will be described, it is the responsibility of the buyer to read and view photos.
Prior to purchase, please view our Purchase Guide & Return Policy
. All purchases within Australia will be sent via express post as a complimentary service.International rates apply. Please view our Shipping & Delivery Policy
for more details
Please note: Any duties imposed by countries for importing our items are the buyers responsibility