The swallow mates for life and is a symbol of enduring love and loyalty. It also represents a safe return home. Sea voyages during the Victorian period were long and dangerous.The swallow is the first bird seen by sailors when they are nearing land, the swallow represents "I will return to you". This romantic brooch was most likely given to a sweetheart as a token of love!
Hallmarked: 935 (european) MEASUREMENTS: 20 x 33mm HALLMARKS: 935 (denotes Silver) CONDITION: Good antique condition, the paste are bright and clear! DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901) PRODUCT CODE: BR437 Beautifully presented in new black leatherette & velvet box as displayed. Please note that images have been enlarged to show detail.All measurements are listed in the description. All items are Antique, Vintage and/or Pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Antique boxes are for display purposes only unless otherwise stated the item will be sent in a Leatherette & Velvet box. Visit our store for more unique and rare items! We strive to source, research and list many beautiful historic pieces of Jewellery from the early Georgian period up to the present day.
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Photographs have been enlarged to show detail and all measurements are listed in the description. Gemstone sizes and colours are only estimates. All items are Antique, Vintage and pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Please return the item in its original condition & packaging. We also offer a sourcing service if you are looking for that special item?Looking For a Certain Item? The item "Victorian Silver black dot paste swooping swallow, swift, bird, brooch/pin C1860" is in sale since Monday, October 26, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "fineantiquejewellery" and is located in St Sampsons, Guernsey. This item can be shipped worldwide.