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“While I Breathe, I Hope”Brooch andEarring Set
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This sensational set of matching brooch and earrings is fashioned in 18k yellow gold and dates to the late Victorian era. Each element features a collared greyhound, the crest of the Hunter family. The large brooch is emblazoned with the family's motto, “Dum Spiro Spero or “While I breathe, I hope.” Sold in original fitted box.

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  • Materials

    18k yellow gold.

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Excellent.

  • Size

    Brooch measures 3 3/8" x 1 7/8", earrings measure 2" x 11/16".

Victorian

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18371901