A Silver brooch is an exotic piece of jewellery that can be worn on different dress styles so as to enhance the look of the garment worn and initiate a different fashion statement. Silver brooches can be worn on winter coats and jackets, hats and woolen coats.
In line with these, silver brooches are the cat-themed brooches that are the favorites of many. The cat themed brooches not only accentuates any style of clothing but are also considered as unique gift pieces of jewellery. The feline-inspired jewellery pieces are unique gifts for the cat lovers and lovers of cat jewellery.
The marcasite and silver brooch is approximately 1 1/16” tall and 13/16” wide. It is made of sterling silver and one of the cats is plain silver with a marcasite collar, while the other is encrusted with marcasites. It has a pin and a safety catch for fastening.
The marcasite and silver cat brooch is shaped like two cats. These cats have their tails entwined while sitting together. The product has two cats shown from behind, sitting close to each other appearing to be lovers. This can be stated from the look that the product imparts. The tails are entwined and give the impression of them being lovers. It seems that the silver cat that has the marcasite necklace is the female and the black one is the male cat.
Marcasite: having the same composition as that of pyrite, marcasite is a mineral that is also called ‘white iron pyrite’. The crystal structure of marcasite is dissimilar to pyrite. Marcasites can be faceted like gemstones and thus sterling silver jewellery is often designed using marcasites.
Marcasite has been used in jewellery designing since the 1800s. Marcasites sparkle like diamonds and flash in the light. The metal then used was platinum or white gold. The jewellery produced today using marcasites is considered as vintage jewellery or retro jewellery. They are fast becoming affordable pieces of jewellery and are popular as vintage jewellery.
The marcasite and silver cat brooch is a perfect Christmas, birthday, anniversary or any occasion gift. It is not just the ideal gift for a cat lover but for any one who is a lover of animal themed or specifically cat themed jewellery. So if there is someone who simply loves cats and wants to keep something as a reminder when away from them, then is the perfect gift.