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A delightful marcasite and sterling silver turtle / tortoise vintage brooch, circa 1950, with beautiful, geometrically patterned shell, with stainless steel pin with safety catch. Hollow internally, it has a laterally fretted underside of flat bars
Size & Fit : Length: 4.1cm/1.6in: Width: 2.9cm/1.2in; Height (including pin): 1cm/0.5in
Materials : Marcasite (pyrite), sterling silver (hallmarked 925), stainless steel
Wear It With : This exceptionally elegant and brightly sparkling vintage figural brooch will be a wonderful highlight of any outfit.
Condition excellent: Minimal signs of wear, all stones present and brilliant, and clasps and findings in perfect working condition.
It will make a great gift for someone who loves turtles. People will ask, 'Is it a turtle or a tortoise?' Turtles mostly live in water and have webbed claws. Tortoises like the land and don’t need webs between their claws.