The migration of the swallow is one of the early signs of spring in the northern hemisphere. The lore surrounding the return of this seasonal bird centers around love, luck, and abundance. This Victorian swallow brooch with almandine garnet eyes is modeled in silver and covered in turquoise cabochons in lieu of feathers.
Silver, turquoise cabochons, almandine garnet cabochons
2 1/4" wingspan, 1 1/4" length nose to tail
1837 — 1901
please note:Terms of Sale
Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.
A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune. -Arabic proverb