This is a Fantastic Looking & Beautifully Detailed Sterling Silver Lapel Pin / Brooch w/ Marcasites & Pearl Drop. This Pin / Brooch is in (4) parts: The Main Lapel Piece is a Double Bow that has around (170) Marcasites just on this Bow which measures 2 1/4" in width across, 1 3/8" in length. It even has (5) Marcasites on the middle piece of the Bow. The next section is attached by a silver loop with Ribbons that loop together on both sides with (22) Marcasites. It has (1) one Marcasite ( that is mounted in a setting) at the top of this piece and another (1) one Marcasite (that is mounted in a setting) in the middle and it continues down in the middle with (3) Marcasites and two pieces on either side that Wing out on both sides and has (12) Marcasites on this 2nd part. The 2nd Part measures 1 1/4" in length by 7/8" at the widest part. The 3rd section is attached by (2) silver loops and hanging below is a Bow with (22) Marcasites and has (1) one Marcasite (that is mounted in a setting) in the top of the Bow. It continues with another (1) one Marcasite (that is mounted in a setting) and is in the middle of this Bow. It continues with (3) Ribbon Pieces next and has (18) Marcasites. The 3rd section measures 1 1/4" by 7/8" at its widest part. The very last section number 4: is attached by a silver loop and has a Pearl hanging at the very bottom. we do not know if this Pearl is cultured or not. The 4th section with the Pearl measures a little over 1/8" in width. The Total Length of this Lapel Pin measures 3 1/2" and the long stick pin on the back with the locking catch measures 2 3/8". It has around (254) Marcasites total in this whole Pin. This Pin is in wonderful condition with no problems what so ever.
Antique Sterling Silver, Jewelry, Napkin Rings, Victorian Objects