This is a wonderful Austro Hungarian pendant/pin. It is crafted of tested sterling silver and features four violet blue sapphire paste drops. The pendant is set with three larger oval paste sapphires and eleven blue paste dots. There are six garnets set around the center stone, some are still painted with gold stars. There are twelve small blister pearls and six white enamel dots between the garnets. There is a substantial bale for use as a pendant and a C clasp for the pin. There are traces of gold gilt on the face of the pendant. Weight is 17.4 grams. The face of the pendant measures 2" x 1 1/4" and 2" x 2" counting the drops. Circa 1870.