Gold Mourning Brooch Onyx and Seed Pearls in Dramatic Bar Pin:

Victorian Bar Brooch
19th Century Onyx brooch with "tears"

This circa 1870 handmade brooch/pin which the setting is made of 9 karat tested yellow gold. The brooch is made of a bold piece of Black Onyx which is hand cut. The onyx serves as a mourning color and that is why this stone was used and the seed pearls used in mourning jewelry represent “Tears”. The brooch has the original T-bar pin and the C-clasp. The pin is from Baltimore Maryland and the size is 2 1/2 inches wide and ½ inches tall. This is lovely and quality made early piece of Victorian jewelry.

Price: $495.00