What a unique bit of Victorian era jewelry. This 10K yellow gold & diamond love knot lapel pin/tie tack is a rare item find from this era. Most likely from the turn of the century. Fresh from the estate. Prior owners family made their fortune during the turn of the century and lost it in the great depression. This is carry over from that Connecticut family - family name was undisclosed. Please do review all of the photographs as they are of the actual item you are buying.
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Size: 19mm long, 11mm to 12.6mm wide. Rise of the head off the pin is approx 6.16mm. The pin length is approximately 11mm or so long.
Weight: 3.6 grams for the pin & stone and all inclusive with the back is 4.2 grams
Main Stone: Round cut natural earth mined diamond approx 3mm x an estimated 1.5mm. Diamond is ungraded. Eye visible inclusions. Poor cut. Poor color.
Secondary Stones: none
Notable: These examples are very difficult to find. I was only able to find one other comparable piece available for sale. The back of for this pin may not be original and is not testing out as gold. This piece is a fine example and shows wear consistent with its age.
All of my gold and silver is authenticated before listing for sale. This piece has been xray analyzed using a Niton XRF Spectrometer to ensure the metal makeup meets industry standards for solid gold jewelry. Where appropriate, acid testing has been used as well. You will not buy gold or silver from me that does not meet the industry standards for how the piece is marked unless noted in the listing.
Gemstones have been tested using a presidium gem tester and have not been reviewed, except where noted, by a gemologist so please assume they are lab produced stones as my opinions are only my opinions. Diamonds have been verified using a presidium diamond tester, they have not been sized or graded by a gemologist. All measurements of stones have been done using a digital caliper, are approximate and may not be exact.
Please do check out my other items as I am happy to consolidate shipping!
This item condition is overall very good condition.
This item will be shipped via USPS First Class Mail and will arrive in a basic brown gift box. Your purchase price includes insurance. A signature may be required for this item at delivery.
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