An outstanding example of Blue Opal, bezel set in 14k Gold, this antique bar pin measures 1 7/8″ wide. The setting is approximately 7/16″ by 5.2mm at the widest. Fiery blue Opal with shades of green and looks like an underwater scene. The pin is European, closes with a trombone clasp. The Opal is very likely from Australia. It makes a beautiful tie pin as well.
Marked 585, tested carefully, weighs approximately 3.5 gram.
In excellent condition, ca 1900’s, Arts & Crafts Era.