Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering an interesting stickpin in 14kt. yellow gold circa 1910. This piece features a pearl encrusted galloping horse. There are 22 bead set half in the body. There is engraving around the mane. The stickpin measures 15/16" (east to west) X 1/2" (north to south) (maximum). The pin is 2-3/4" overall in length and weighs 2.0 grams.
During the Edwardian period, gaming and symbols of gaming were very popular because Edward, King of England had a penchant for all things sporting. Horseshoes, horses, four leaf clovers, cards, etc.
The gold content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The gold is marked "14." The pearls are assumed to be natural due to the age of the piece.
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