E394 Gold Mourning Bar Pin Onyx and Seed Pearls:


This circa 1870 handmade brooch/pin that is decorated with 9 karat tested yellow gold. This is an Onyx pin hand cut and hand polished stone. 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 center pearl is 3 mm and the 6 smaller pearls are 1.8 mm each. The brooch has the original T-bar pin and the elongated C-clasp. The pin is from Pennsylvania and the size is 2 1/2 inches wide and 1/2 inch tall. This is lovely and quality made early piece of Victorian jewelry. The current value for insuring would be $900.00 as of September 2016.

Price: $295.00