Sale - Antique Photo Brooch - Victorian 10k Yellow Gold Rotating Statement Pin - Circa 1890s Era Mother Of Pearl Palette Hair Work Jewelry
Exceptional antique 1890s Victorian era 10k yellow gold photo brooch! This hauntingly beautiful statement pin has a 10k yellow gold frame, and contains a tinted photo of a solemn young child that rotates freely, so you can wear either side to the front. Bordering the photo is classic black enamel, with two nature inspired gold motifs at the top and bottom. The backside of the piece has a stunning mother of pearl backing, with incredible palette hair work of a wreath flower design and monogram style initials. The initials appear to be "BF" but it is open to interpretation. The antique brooch secures with a classic c-clasp. A highly collectible piece of fine Victorian era hair jewelry! *Sale - price reduced from $795 USD to $785 USD.
ERA - Circa 1890s / Victorian
METAL / MATERIAL - 14k yellow gold, tinted photo, black enamel, mother of pearl, hair, glass
MARKINGS / HISTORY - N/A
CONDITION - Good antique condition. Yellow gold metal has been professionally polished & cleaned. Age appropriate patina & wear remains. Glass, photo, and hair are intact and preserved. One small piece of hair work moves freely inside. Pin secures as it should, and extends further out from the side of the brooch. Amazing antique hair brooch!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Brooch: 2 x 1 1/2 inches, Weight: 20.69 grams
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist.