Scarab Moon Brooch - Retro Era 12k Gold Filled Carved Beatle Bug Tiger's Eye Cabochon Gems - 1960s Celestial Egyptian Revival Fine Jewelry
Incredible vintage circa 1960s era retro 12k gold filled scarab crescent moon brooch! This fashionable piece features fix genuine gemstones, that are intricately carved as scarab beetles and have Egyptian hieroglyphic designs on the backsides. The genuine gemstones include : blue chalcedony, tiger's eye, carnelian, green chalcedony, and rhodonite. The fashion accessory secures with a rotating c-clasp. A stylish piece of Egyptian revival style jewelry, that is said to bring the wearer good luck and protection!
ERA - Circa 1960s / Retro
METAL / MATERIAL - 12k gold filled brooch, genuine rhodonite, tiger's eye, carnelian, dyed blue chalcedony, and dyed green chalcedony.
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Back of brooch is marked "Burt Cassell 1/20 12KT." Burt Cassell Inc. was based in Providence, Rhode Island as well as New York. The firm was in business from approximately 1952 until the mid 1960s.
CONDITION - Good antique condition. Yellow gold metal has been professionally polished & cleaned. Genuine carved gemstones are secure and in good condition. Amazing vintage scarabl brooch!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - 2 1/4 x 3/4 inches, Scarab Diameters: graduating from approx. 8.6 - 15.2 mm, Weight: 5.69 grams
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist.