An extraordinary antique hat pin with a fabulous 14k gold top set with 5 amethyst cabochons.
The dimensional top is embellished with fine Etruscan style wire work, all four sides and the top have bezel set amethyst cabs.
The top unscrews from the pin, a rare feature not just to weigh the gold but to allow the top to be changed.
The total length is 7.75", the gold top is .75" square, amethyst are all 4mm in diameter.
Unmarked, the gold tested 14k with acid, the pin stem is gold filled.
Total weight of the gold top is 3.9 grams.
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear, there is tarnish which I did not disturb, the red spot is reflection and does not appear on the surface.
An elegant and unique fine quality antique Victorian hat pin c1880.
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