Victorian Gold, Ruby & rose-cut Diamond Gecko, lizard, reptile bug, brooch, cloak pin. Circa 1840
Antique, rare, Victorian gold Ruby & Diamond reptile featuring five, rough cut diamonds and four rubies mounted on the body and head. There are a further two, cabachon rubies for the eyes.
Complete with a t-bar and c-clasp fitting.
Beautifully made in a 9ct gold & silver.
The gecko or lizard is connected to a length of gold chain with pin and would have been worn on a cloak.
MEASUREMENTS: 33 x 19.5mm (length of chain 5.5″ and pin 1.25″
HALLMARKS: As above
DATE: Victorian (1837-1901) possibly earlier