Early Victorian, Gold Mourning,  Memorial Clasp, Sheaf of WheatEarly Victorian, Gold Mourning,  Memorial Clasp, Sheaf of Wheat

This is a lovely memorial clasp, which dates to about 1840. It is a wheat sheaf, composed of the beloved's hair, and placed on a mother of pearl disc. It it 14 k gold , unmarked but tested,, and in perfect condition, There is a band of gold wire and seed pearls tying the piece together. The wheat sheaf was often used to symbolize "peace and plenty." The clasp could be threaded with ribbon, or chains or seed pearls could be used to make a stunning bracelet. This one has not been altered, as so many have. The piece measures 1 inch wide and 1 inch long. Please excuse the white spot which is from flash glare.

Item ID: 8077


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: White, gold, and brown, Size: 1 inch wide and 1 inch long.

Early Victorian, Gold Mourning, Memorial Clasp, Sheaf of Wheat

$750 USD

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Barbara Robbins
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