Where is Avis?... A popular name during the late Edwardian period and having peaks again throughout the first half of the 20th century, the name is often associated with the Latin 'avis' bird.
A sterling silver and marcasite 'Avis' name brooch from the mid 20th century, c1950! Made of sterling silver the brooch depicts the name Avis in lovely script letters with the entire surface encrusted with hand-set sparkling marcasite gems. Milgrain detail adds extra charm to this wonderful bygone era name brooch. A pin and revolver clasp is on the back, as well as a safety chain/pin for extra security.
No stamps are evident, however a tests indicates sterling silver. Brooch measures 3cm in length.
A lovely vintage brooch, perfect to add to the name brooch collection, or perhaps your name is Avis!