Vintage Scottish sterling silver agate brooch by Miracle A.Hill
Rare vintage sterling silver Scottish agate brooch by Miracle.
The setting features a thistle design and is claw-set with a fine moss agate cabochon. The brooch is signed Miracle AH and is hallmarked as Edinburgh silver for 1972.
It measures 2¼ inches x 1½ inches.
Miracle was the trademark for the Birmingham costume jewellery company, A. Hill. The company specialised in high quality designs based on historical motifs and set with Bohemian faux agates imported from Czechoslovakia. Miracle was reputed for its craftsmanship. It also produced a small number of sterling silver pieces, like this beauty.