Animal Brooch with marcasite and gemstones

What is the "Marcasite Jewelry"

"Marcasite" has been derived its name from the Arabic word "marqashītā" for pyrite.

Scientifically, the Marcasite is quite brittle and easily react to the humidity,the Pyrite sometimes has been used instead as these two minerals share the same chemistry but slightly different on crystal habits.



Since the Ancient Greek era, the "Marcasite Jewelry" has been made and passing through the peak time of wearing the vintage marcasite jewelry in the Victorian Era, this vintage jewelry has become one of the top picked accessories in the fashion world.

 

Marcasite Jewelry in Silver 925