Victorian Shell Stock Pin c.1900
A wonderful late Victorian novelty brooch modelled as a periwinkle shell.
This realistically designed sea shell is set with a seed pearl to the centre and mounted onto a gold stock pin. It is English in origin and in perfect condition.
Shells are perceived as a symbol of feminine beauty, wealth and fertility.
Price Code: A, Up to £500
Era: Victorian, 1839 - 1901
Measurements: 3.5 cm in length, 1.6 grams in weight.
Hallmarks: Unmarked, tests as 15ct gold