One for the lovers of Tigers eye! A stunning brooch dating back to the Victorian era, circa 1890 - 1900! The bar design boasts four cabochon golden/honey brown natural tiger eye gems - each with a strong 'milky' chatoyant line down the centre. The gemstones have a beautiful sheen and are of a relatively good match. Each measure approximately 10.30mm- 10.50mm length x 7.40 - 7.50mm, 4.30mm - 4.50mm depth, estimated total weight is 13.75 carats. The handcrafted brooch is rolled gold. The individual bezel claw settings are each placed on an angle, which is somewhat unique. A hinged and long pin along with 'C' closure attaches to back.
Tiger’s Eye, or Tiger Eye, is a variety of macrocrystalline Quartz known for its remarkable chatoyancy and rich layers of gold and brown color. Tiger’s Eye is a most ancient talisman, It has been highly regarded throughout history as a stone of prosperity and good fortune, protecting one’s resources and reflecting back malice or threats from others.