The early Victorian period gave us items like this. Somewhat unusual and a bit gothic. This rare example that appears to look like a Pitbull is made in silver with a gold muzzle. It has a large spiked collar, not something anyone would want to tangle with. The pin back it's self is not gold but some-kind of hardened brass.
This beautiful retro ruby and diamond brooch has 3.5 carats in rubies and 3 carats in diamonds. the brooch is made of 18 karat yellow and rose gold. It is approximately 3 inches long and is from circa 1940-50's.
VINTAGE PLATINUM DIAMOND AND RUBY BROOCH. DIAMONDS WEIGH APPROXIMATELY 7.0 CARATS TOTAL WEIGHT. IT IS ALSO SET WITH 3 PEAR SHAPED RUBIES AND ONE ROUND THAI RUBY. THE RUBIES WEIGH APPROXIMATELY 5.0 CARATS TOTAL WEIGHT.