VICTORIAN SCOTTISH ST ANDREW’S CROSS SPECIMEN TYPE PLAID AGATE CUT AGATE PIN with scalloped edge and set in Sterling Silver
Original hinged pin back
This is an early example of these highly sought after Scottish Agate pins in exceptional condition, with no cracks or chips. I am told the plaid pattern are scarce and the scalloped edge adds a unique component to the pin.
Last photo is of Pg 34 of the book “Fabulous Fakes” by Carole Tanenbaum. Examples of Scottish Plaid Jewelry. She makes special note of the “Target Design” pin which depicts a St Andrew’s Cross (similar to this brooch but not as complex)
Unmarked but tested Sterling
Measures just shy of 1.75” and Weighs 17.4 grams
Measures 14.5" L
Amazing condition. No chips or cracks in stone. Sterling tested. clasp functions properly. Lovely light patina.
Victorian SCOTTISH St Andrews Cross Specimen Agate Plaid Pie Crust Sterling PIN