This stunning art deco style brooch features a faceted rectangular piece of Carnelian, in a shade of reddish-orange. (Carnelian is a type of Chalcedony, which is a member of the crypto-crystalline or micro-crystalline group within the Quartz family. It is said that Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, as well as stimulating creativity.) The stone is set in a sterling bezel frame with marcasite surrounding it. Both ends of the frame have a stardust shaped cut out, giving this piece a wonderful art deco style. The frame has a beautiful patina to it. The back is marked "Sterling Germany".
Size: 1.5 inches long X 1/2 inch wide
Makers Mark: Sterling Germany