We have similar Georgian items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Item Description by: Cait P. Markings: Unmarked, Tested, and Guaranteed. Gram Weight: 5.7 Grams.
Item Measurements: The hair pin measures 3.08" in length and is 0.6" at its widest. Men's or Women's: Unisex. Handmade during the Georgian era. The face of the pin is adorned with a starburst motif and textured border. The design suggests this hair pin would have been worn as wedding jewelry, most likely as part of a set with matching bracelets and necklaces.
Tarnish on the sterling silver gives this piece an antique quality which we believe is quite lovely. This listing is for the item only. Georgian era is known for its hand-crafted designs, which were heavily influenced by world exploration. A few signatures of this era were high karat gold, cameos, chatelaine accessories, foil-backed stones, rivière necklaces, memento mori and mourning jewelry, and rose and mine cut diamonds.While the jewelry from this era began to see designs from all over the world, jewelry from abroad was still very expensive to acquire due to sea travel. Between age and difficulty of acquirement, pieces from the Georgian era are amazing and rare historical finds. The item "Antique Vintage Georgian Sterling 925 Silver Starburst Wedding Hair Pin Barrette" is in sale since Saturday, April 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Other Fine Jewelry 1837-1910". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.