Victorian Coral Strawberry Pin in Gold

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

Circa 1860, 14k, American. This delightful carved coral pin features strawberries ripening amongst delicate curling leaves. Perfect on a dress or jacket, its breezy antique chic dresses up or down. Expert hand-carving and naturalistic details make this brooch a stylish one-of-a-kind. Very good condition. Noted: part of the charm of antique coral are the slight surface imperfections.

Remarks from Lawrence Jeffrey: "Today, when coral reefs are protected from harvest for their invaluable ecological role, the trade of old coral represents the best of all worlds. The beauty of this natural stone is recognized, and pieces which had been harvested in the past are lovingly handed down (recycled!). It is a wonderfully green way to wear fashionable organics and to feel good doing it!"

SIZE: 50mm long WEIGHT: 11.5 grams

STONES: Natural Coral

HALLMARKS: None tested 14k

STOCK NUMBER: 18941

Jewelry acquired from LAWRENCE JEFFREY must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1860
  • Length
    50 mm
  • Weight
    11.5g
  • Dealer Location
    Litchfield, CT
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU2302142033
Contact The Seller
Typical Response Time: 1 hour
1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Litchfield, CT

More from this Seller

Art Deco Coral Gold Holly Brooch
Art Deco Coral Gold Holly Brooch
Unknown
Circa 1920s, 14k, American. This realistic spray of polished gold holly leaves and cheerful coral berries is a brilliant example of Deco period jewelry. The look is vintage chic at its...
Holly and Berries Jade Coral and Gold Brooch
Holly and Berries Jade Coral and Gold Brooch
Unknown
Circa 1950s, 14k, Vienna, Austria. This realistic sprig of holly has jade leaves and natural coral berries. Finely fashioned in 14k gold, this brooch has good size and is delightfully c...
Art Deco Raspberry Branch Pin in Rubies, Diamonds, and Gold
Art Deco Raspberry Branch Pin in Rubies, Diamonds,...
Unknown
Circa 1920s, 18k, Swiss. This Art Deco spray of raspberries and leaves has transcendent pared-down modernity redolent of chic moments yet to come. Ruby-set berries are juxtaposed with ...
Herbert Rosenthal Diamond Set Bee Pin in Gold
Herbert Rosenthal Diamond Set Bee Pin in Gold
Herbert Rosenthal
Signed Jewelry, Estate Jewelry. Circa 1970s, Herbert Rosenthal, 18k, New York. This charming bee pin by Herbert Rosenthal is set with 2.50 carats of brilliant white diamonds (F color,...
Herbert Rosenthal Diamond & Gold Bee Pin
Herbert Rosenthal Diamond & Gold Bee Pin
Herbert Rosenthal
Circa 1970s, Herbert Rosenthal, 18k, New York. This charming bee pin by Herbert Rosenthal is set with 2.50 carats of brilliant white diamonds (F color, VS clarity). Rosenthal Bees are t...
Herbert Rosenthal Diamond-Set Gold Bee Pin
Herbert Rosenthal Diamond-Set Gold Bee Pin
Herbert Rosenthal
Circa 1970s, 18k, Herbert Rosenthal, New York City. This charming bee pin by Herbert Rosenthal is set with 2.50 carats of brilliant white diamonds (F color, VS clarity). Rosenthal bees...
Charming Gold Pelican Brooch
Charming Gold Pelican Brooch
Unknown
Circa 1930s, 14k, American. This delightful pelican pin features beautiful hand-texturing and a twinkling diamond eye. Captivating and effervescent, realistic and intricate, it is a de...
Tiffany & Co. Gold 1950s Brooch
Tiffany & Co. Gold 1950s Brooch
Tiffany & Co.
Circa 1950s, 14k, New York City. This exceptional Tiffany & Co. feather brooch captures the essence of fifties style. Featuring fine detail and generous size, this pin was carefully fa...
Diamond set White Gold Brooch
Diamond set White Gold Brooch
Unknown
Circa 1940s, 14k, American. This stunning Art Deco flower brooch features diamond-set petals centered by a .67 carat center stone, for a total of 2.78 carats of brilliant diamonds (H-I...
Fifties Moonstone Sapphire and Gold Brooch
Fifties Moonstone Sapphire and Gold Brooch
Unknown
Circa 1950s, 14k, American. The subtle chatoyant blue undertones of the moonstones are charmingly complemented by a cornflower-hued sapphire in this lyrical fifties flower brooch. Fine...
1940s Tiffany & Co. Retro Gold Brooch
1940s Tiffany & Co. Retro Gold Brooch
Tiffany & Co.
Circa 1940s, 14k, by Tiffany, New York. This stylish forties brooch by Tiffany & Co. features yellow and rose gold making its retro design pop! Introduced in France in the 1920s, rope ...
1960s Biomorphic Opal Set Gold Brooch
1960s Biomorphic Opal Set Gold Brooch
Unknown
Circa 1960s, 14k, American. This brooch has an inspired organic movement motif. Its visual narrative is a post-modern interpretation of the biomorphic movement in jewelry. A wearable wo...