"Scarlet Wildflower"

Antique Georgian Silver & Garnet Floral Brooch

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  • Regular price $2,250.00

The pomegranate, a rosy-hued fruit, bursting with plentiful, glowing red, jewel- like seeds, is one of the oldest, cultivated fruits. The ancient Greeks believed it to have been planted by The Goddess of love, Aphrodite on the island of Cyprus.

Garnets are associated with love, life blood, and the human heart. Because of its similarity to pomegranate seeds, is also symbolic of friendship, and the safe return of loved ones, just as Persephone returned from the Underworld to her mother every Spring, in Greek Mythology.

This beautiful Georgian garnet brooch is set in silver with flat cut closed back foiled garnets creating a rustic floral bouquet tied with a bow. The perfect piece for all who love the era with its romantic motifs!

Details (approximate)

Dimensions: 1 5/8"

Weight: 6 grams

Materials: Silver, Flat Cut Closed Back Foiled Garnets

Metal: Silver

Marks: None

Condition: Excellent Antique condition