Antique 12K Gold Hair Memorial Brooch Pin with Pearls - 1861

Fabulous Antique Victorian Era Yellow Gold Mourning Memorial Brooch Pin. It has 2 shades of Braided Hair under the Beveled edge Glass or Crystal, surrounded by seed pearls and either Jet or Black Onyx and then more seed Pearls.

It measures 1 3/8" across x 1". I had it tested with acid on a stone and it was stronger than 10K Gold, most likely 12K Gold. Inscribed on the back "L.M. Payne Jan 1861". It has a long pin with a C clasp. The whole brooch weighs 12 grams.

This Victorian mourning brooch is in Very Good Vintage Condition. One little pearl is missing(easy to replace & a couple have a line.

Item ID: J-131

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold with Pearls, Size: 1 3/8" x 1"

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Laurie Geller, Albany, NY   

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