This is a Victorian Period 14K Gold Oval Onyx Brooch. It was also worn as a Mourning Brooch in the Victorian times. It measures 1.25" X 1" and set in the center with an oval shaped deep black onyx stone that measures 1" X 3/4." It is flanked by (6) smaller onyx stones, in an openwork design setting. The total weight is 6.9 grams. It is In excellent condition with no damage. This brooch is marked 14K 0n the back with 4-A and the Victorians wore a Pin such as this after the loss of a Loved One. This Antique Mourning Brooch / Pin is a tangible touchstone from the past – an age where grief and remembrance were an integral part of life.
Antique Sterling Silver, Jewelry, Napkin Rings, Victorian Objects