Victorian 9ct, 9k, 375 Gold Turquoise and diamond eyed Spider tie, cravat pin, C1880
Antique, tie pin designed as a spider featuring a Turquoise abdomen and diamond eyes.
Fine detail includes fangs.
Insect motifs were popular in the Victorian era and were often incorporated in their jewellery designs.
Spiders represent “reward and recognition for creativity and hard work”
This pin is complete with its 9ct gold fastening
Diamond is the traditional birthstone for April
Turquoise is the traditional birthstone for December
Not hallmarked – tested as 9ct Gold, hallmarked on fastening
MEASUREMENTS: 21.5 x 36mm
WEIGHT: 3.9 grams
HALLMARKS: As above
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)