Gold over Sterling Silver Bohemian Garnet Scarf Pin Brooch
This beautiful gold over sterling silver Bohemian garnet brooch is a perfect scarf pin.
Designed as an oval, it is set with a single row of rose-cut Bohemian garnets. These are rhodolite garnets.
The pin measures 7/8″ by 1 1/8″ long. The garnets are approximately 3mm in diameter.
It is a versatile style, use it to hold a scarf (you can pass one end through it if the scarf is lightweight), as a necklace clasp when there isn’t one, and even to hold eyeglasses (provided they are not too wide at the temples.
The metal tests as Sterling Silver and has a rich gold wash. No marks. In excellent condition, it is estimated to date from the 1930s based on construction.