A lovely pin from the Victorian (ca1880s) era! Crafted in 15kt yellow gold and topped in sterling silver, this beautiful 3-dimensional pin depicts a playful diamond kitten sitting atop a wishbone. The sweet kitten has delicate ruby eyes, pointed ears, delicate paws, etched fur detail, and a curling tail as it balances, ready to pounce. The wishbone is encrusted with graduated Rose Cut diamonds, its tip displaying the pin’s luxurious gold. The piece secures to a favorite outfit with its hinged pin and lever-secured c clasp. Perfect for a feline lover or someone looking to carry luck with them, this pin would be a wonderful addition to any Victorian collection!
Measurements: The pin measures approximately 3/4” tall, 1 3/8” wide, and about 5/8” deep excluding the pin mechanism.
Condition: The pin is in excellent condition. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold and sterling setting. All of the diamonds and rubies are intact and securely set. The pin mechanism is secure and in good working condition.