A stunning Scottish agate pin from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This gorgeous piece is crafted in sterling silver and portrays the shape of a large bow. The pin has a 3-dimensional design and is detailed with 9 pieces of Scottish agate, which vary in color and shape. Aside from the diagonal cut pieces, the stones are set in a raised manner, and display incredible earthy hues of soft brown, pinkish coral, burnt sienna, tan, milky grays and white. A polished silver edge is visible from the sides and on the back of the pin is a bar pin and c-catch clasp. A unique and beautiful piece, this pin would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurement: The pin measures approximately 2" wide, about 1 1/2" tall and is 1/4" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of this pin is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage the sterling silver setting or the agate stones, all of which are secure and intact. The pin clasp is secure and in good working condition. There is a natural darkened patina to some of the silver, which is normal given its age, and adds to its beauty and unique character.