Scottish Luckenbooth jasper brooch

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Antique Scottish brooch, offered on the occasion of marriage or birth. It is in silver and decorated with jasper plaques.

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Scottish Luckenbooth jasper brooch : scottish coat of arms brooch in silver set with gray and salmon pink jasper. It takes the shape of a stylized heart and a coat of arms topped with a crown symbolizing loyalty. This model is called “Luckenbooth”. Scottish work, late 19th century.

Luckenbooth is an Old Scottish term for the shop or workshop in which jewelry was produced and sold in Edinburgh. These jewels were offered at weddings, births. It was Queen Victoria who started the Scotland craze in England and Europe.

Dimensions : 40 x 26 mm

Weight : 8.76 gr

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Scottish Luckenbooth jasper brooch

Scottish Luckenbooth jasper brooch