A gorgeous antique red Bohemian garnet oval pin brooch. Authentic Victorian piece of jewelry from circa 1890's. Approximately 70 sparkling faceted red garnets of varying sizes with a central round stone. Pyrobe garnets were frequently used in the late 19th centurey Czechoslovakian and German jewellery in pave set clusters of facetted stones. These were known as Bohemian garnets and were generally set in low grade gold or gilt metal. Garnet is known as the birthstone of January. It is also known as the gemstone of commitment and love. This oval brooch measures about 38mm wide x 22mm high Weight: 10.9 grams. Very good antique condition.