Etruscan Revival Micromosaic Brooch

  • A diminutive micromosaic plaque is set in this Etruscan Revival Victorian brooch
  • Set in 17K gold and malachite, the micromosaic captures a view of St. Peter's Square
  • Such classically-inspired jewelry was highly prized by Victorians on their Grand Tour
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Item No. 31-6127

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This Etruscan Revival Victorian brooch features an intricately crafted micromosaic of St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. Set in 17K yellow gold, the miniature masterpiece is surrounded by a stunning specimen of malachite.

Micromosaic jewelry reached the height of fashion during the 19th century when affluent Europeans making their Grand Tour throughout the continent brought these pieces back as souvenirs of their journey. Mainly crafted in the Vatican workshops in Italy, these pieces were works of skillful craftsmanship and are highly coveted by collectors today. 

2 1/4" wide
Etruscan Revival Micromosaic Brooch
Period: 19th Century
Origin: England
Type: Brooches
Width: 2.25 Inches
Style: Victorian

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