Fouled Anchor Carnelian Sterling Silver Brooch Pin Antique Victorian c1860.

Magpie

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Fantastic antique fouled anchor in sterling silver & carnelian dating from the mid Victorian period. The symbol was subsequently adopted by the English Navy which, after the union of Scotland and England, became the British Royal Navy. The anchor itself is the symbol of hope.
The silver has been tested as there are no silver marks. Small ding to one of the arms please see the pictures. The carnelian is in good order. Good secure c clasp & pin.
Size 7.2 x 3.8 cm or 2.8 x 1.4 inches.
Weight 9.0 grams or 5.8 penny weight.