Length approx 15 mm's. Georgian handkerchief pins are sometimes called fichu pins, or lace pins, although this latter term was more commonly used in the late 19th century. The purpose of these pins was to hold in place a handkerchief of linen or lace or other drapery worn by women around their shoulders and overlapped at the front. They were generally for day use.Sometimes, they were often worn pinned to a ribbon or bracelet. They were used around 1790 to the beginning of the Victorian era in 1837, and continued in use after that but usually as as mourning pins. All rings that contain a gemstone are electronically tested with a Presidium Gemstone tester to ensure that our description is correct.
The item "Antique Georgian 9 carat GOLD Garnet & Turquoise Lace Pin Brooch" is in sale since Thursday, September 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)".
The seller is "a_very_vintage_affair" and is located in Shaftesbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.