Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
Brooch in the form of a beetle, c1840

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Brooch in the form of a beetle, c1840

Jewelry depicting forms of nature were in vogue during the late Georgian and early Victorian period. Foil backed colorful paste bugs or beetles set in silver were costume jewelry of their day. This charming beetle set in silver is circa 1840.

Condition: excellent Height: 0.75 inch

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