Antique Pearl Swallow brooch with three swallows


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An Important Pearl swallow brooch in original brown velvet retailer's case of Gowland Bros Ltd 48 Cornhill. The brooch is 15 karat yellow gold and the three swallows are fully paved with pearls .Although one swallow may not make the Summer, these birds are messengers of Spring. Fertility rites marked the arrival of the swallows at the vernal equinox, and undoubtedly this relates to several legends recounting the miraculous pregnancies of girls who ate swallows' eggs.

14496
Antique Pearl Swallow brooch with three swallows

  • Model: 14496
  • Type: Antique Brooches


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