Scottish White Metal, Agate and Smokey Quartz Dirk Brooch, Antique Victorian c. 1860.

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Scottish White Metal, Agate and Smokey Quartz Dirk Brooch, Antique Victorian c. 1860.  This Dirk form brooch, in Gallic this would be known as a Sgian-Dubh, is a representation of a small knife worn as part of traditional Scottish Highland Dress.  Comprised of an engraved white metal, banded agate with cornelian beads and a briolette cut smokey quartz stone.  In good antique condition but with some marks and a minor dent to the white metal and a hole in one of the carnelian beads, see photos.

Dimensions are:

Height 8.5 cm or 3.35 inches, Width 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches, Depth 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.

Weight 12.5 grams or 8 dwt


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