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Victorian 14K Gold & Turquoise Etruscan Revival Halley's Comet Pin

Victorian 14K Gold & Turquoise Etruscan Revival Halley's Comet Pin


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900: Item # 1406517
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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.