The iconic imagery of a winged wheel elevated with luxurious materials. This circa 1890's brooch is crafted of rich yellow 14k gold and covered in Pearls. The back of the brooch features a chatelaine hook for suspending a watch or pendant and even the clasp is extra fabulous. The image of a winged wheel dates back thousands of years and is seen in Greek and Roman history and on monuments. It is said to represent Athena, Mercury, even a Chariot, surely an image that implies movement.
Details.....The brooch measures 1.57" x .47" and is in excellent condition. You should always expect some wear on Vintage and Antique Jewels, we consider it a part of the charm.