Antique Victorian, stickpin designed as a pinwheel featuring four cabachon Garnets and 4 tiny seed pearls surrounding a white paste stone, all mounted in a rose gold setting.
Not hallmarked – tested to at least 9ct gold
The head of the pin measures 9mm and the length: 52mm
Perfect for a Vintage wedding, the stick pin looks stunning on a tie or cravat and makes a great family heirloom to pass on through the generations.
Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June
Garnet is the traditional birthstone for January
The name “garnet” comes from the Latin word “Garanatus,” meaning “seedlike,” in reference to a pomegranate.
This reference makes sense as small garnets look like the bright red seeds you find inside in a pomegranate.
MEASUREMENTS: 9 x 52mm
HALLMARKS: As above
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)