This pin has very clever, subtle designing. Note those lovely swirls on the left side of the pin? They are the fish's head & tail. The design is in excellent plus condition. It has well defined, deep pattern indention causing a lovely rounded surface to the stylized fins. On the body there is also a soft hand hammered finish. As a finishing touch the pin has been accented with a collar mounted approx 3/16" cabochon lapis stone. The lapis has a natural porous surface- no high polish. It has no cracks or chips & stands approx 1/32" above it's collar mounting. Lapis is unusual in silver in this period, Sodalite is more commonly used. The pin hinge & pin stick appear to be the originals & are in smooth working order. The pin stick has very light wave from usage. The French clasp is original to the pin in this time period. It is in working order & stays closed when pin is shaken. The pin is approx 1 1/4" in dia. & has it's marks on the backside. A very stylized pin to add to your collection of Jensen jewelry.
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