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Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850-65 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Citrine, set in stamped gold

  • Museum number:

    M.216-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 22, shelf C, box 8

Citrine is a variety of quartz and varies in colour from the more usual yellow to red -brown or orange. The main source of citrine is Brazil. The name derives from the French word citron which means lemon and describes the stones common colour.

Physical description

Brooch, citrine set in stamped gold.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1850-65 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Citrine, set in stamped gold

Dimensions

Height: 5.2 cm, Width: 6.7 cm, Depth: 1.9 cm

Descriptive line

Brooch, citrine set in stamped gold, England, about 1850-65

Materials

Citrine; Gold

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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