9ct Gold Heart Regard Bar Brooch Chester Antique Victorian c1890

Isle Temple

ITA07564.a

This quintessentially Victorian 9k gold brooch has a rope framed heart behind the word 'Regard'. At the bottom of the heart is an ivy leaf which symbolises fidelity, derived from the ivy plant's ability to attach to surfaces. The Victorian sentiment 'I cling to thee' is often seen in verse and jewellery designs of the time. Bears hallmarks.

Height: 2cm or 0.8 inches; Length: 4.5cm or 1.8 inches.
Weight: 2.1 grams or 1.35 pennyweight.