Georgian 14k Yellow Gold, Garnet and Pearl Hair Mourning Love Token PinSKU: 8495
One of the most popular expressions of sentimentality during the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was wearing jewelry that contained hair of a loved one. These pieces were worn as a memorial or as a love token.
This wonderful late Georgian era example has woven hair of a loved one is gently shielded under beveled glass. The frame is composed of pearls accompanied by garnets securely held in a 14k setting. The nine garnets are round cut with faceted edges and flat tops. A wonderful example of jewelry from the Georgian time period.
Measurements: 1-1/4" by 7/8"
Hallmarks: No hallmarks, tested 14k
Stones: Pearls and garnets, Note: All stones are analyzed by a certified Gemologist. To retain the integrity of the setting, gemstones are not removed to determine weights, clarity and color grades are therefore approximate.
Condition: Excellent condition. Tube hinge with c-clasp.