Victorian 18kt Owl + Rose Cut Diamond Stick Pin
A fabulous owl stick pin from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This charming piece is crafted in vibrant 18kt rosy yellow gold and portrays a wise owl resting on a tree branch at the top of a stick pin. Two sparkling Rose Cut diamonds represent the eyes, and incredible carved details cover the entire face and body of the 3-dimensional bird. The elaborate details include two pointed ears, a delicate beak, and fine etching depicting gorgeous feathers covering its body and around its large round eyes. Finishing the design are two clawed feet that rest on the textured branch, and a long, smoothly polished stick pin attaches to the middle of the owl's back. This is an exceptional piece for any owl or bird lover and would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The stickpin measures approximately 2 3/4" in total length. The owl measures about 3/4" tall, 1/2" wide and is 1/4" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the stickpin is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting and both diamonds are intact and securely set.