E403 Round Mourning Pin, with Star and Seed Pearl:


The pin would be made in mid-19th Century, and is 15 karat yellow gold. In the center are a six-pointed star and a natural seed pearl. The star represents "The Spirit" in the Victorian language of Objects. The pearl in this pen represents "Tears" in mourning jewelry of this period. The pen has the original T-bar pin but the C-clasp was replaced with a safely clasp some time at the end of the 19 Century or 20 Century. The pen is 1 1/4 of an inch across and in excellent condition. The value for insuring would be $850.00 as of September 2016.

Price: $275.00