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A wonderful Victorian 14K gold comet pin worked in the Etruscan Revival style. The pin is decorated with ornate granulated rosettes and ropetwist motifs surrounding a single square Persian turquoise cabochon set at the comet's nucleus. The gold surfaces are bloomed for a soft sheen. Tested and guaranteed 14K.The pin was likely produced to commemorate the appearance of Halley's Comet in 1835.
- Origin: America, ca. 1835.
- Dimensions: 2 1/8" long.
- Weight: 4.4 grams.
- Condition: excellent, all original, no dings or missing decorative elements.