A Victorian 9ct gold Mizpah brooch. The brooch has Genesis 31:49 hand engraved on it with the word MIZPAH applied. MIZPAH means “watchtower” in Hebrew and has come to mean the bond between two people. The biblical verse inscribed on the brooch is “The Lord watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.” It is given as a token of love or friendship and would be given to protect their loved ones when they were not together. Size 4cm x 2.1cm.