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Large Antique Victorian Scottish Banded Agate Tubular Carved Cross Pendant Circa 1860

Large Antique Victorian Scottish Banded Agate Tubular Carved Cross Pendant Circa 1860

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Large Antique Victorian Scottish Banded Agate Tubular Carved Cross Pendant Circa 1860. This exquisite piece is carved in a tubular form from a large piece of Agate which has lovely black and brown colouring with natural white bands running through the centre. The solid stone is polished and smooth to the touch. It is truly remarkable and finished with a Silver bale. It is 8.6cm high and 5cm wide and weighs 33.6g. Each tubular length is approximately 1.1cm wide - a very lovely piece of historic Scottish jewellery for any collector.

This beautiful agate jewellery became popular at this time, influenced by the monarch's love of the country. Scottish jewellery in general, grew in popularity in the mid- 1800s as Queen Victoria's frequent trips to her Scottish Castle Balmoral saw her return with Scottish souvenirs and jewellery which influenced the trend in Britain. The solid stone is polished and smooth to the touch.

Spiritually Agate helps one see the world from a broader perspective and more clarity. Also, wearing this gemstone helps those who are having difficulties with insomnia. Given the very calming nature of this stone, it is said to help generate more positive dreams. If you are prone to excessive worry or are in need of a talisman of strength, agate is a great choice for promoting wellbeing.

This beautiful piece of jewellery began its journey many years ago and may have some very minor imperfections collected along its travels. By purchasing this piece you will investing in a brand new chapter of its story as well as making a positively conscious choice on sustainable fashion. Vintage jewellery for the beautiful you on our beautiful planet.

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