This stick pin features a carved scarab in Sardonyx quartz. It is new old inventory,dating back to the 1970s-80s stickpin revival. The scarab measures 10mm x14mm (about 1/2 inch by 3/8 inch) and the pin measures about 2 1/4 inches in length. The stone is bezel set. The piece was made by W. E. Richards of Attleboro MA, well known for their scarab jewelry.
The piece is in mint condition. Attached plate identifies the material as 1/20 12kgf, a nice quality gold filled finish, along with the three letter monogram used by Richards as a mark.