This delightful pin or brooch dates to the early 19th Century.
It is made of rolled gold and surrounded by 10 orange coral 4mm size beads. There is an oval central compartment, ringed with gold colored metal. The compartment contains a swatch of blond colored hair. The hair is in strands and not braided. The hair compartment has a loose beveled glass cover sitting on top of the hair work. .
The brooch closes with a c-clasp and measures 3/4" east to west and 5/8" north to south. It is in good antique condition.
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