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VictorianTurquoise Pavé & GarnetSwallow Brooch


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.


  • Materials

    Silver, turquoise cabochons, almandine garnet cabochons

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    2 1/4" wingspan, 1 1/4" length nose to tail





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.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Turquoise:Health, Luck and Friendship

A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune. -Arabic proverb