This beautiful Swiss enamel scene with the endearing fold on the corner is from the Victorian era circa 1880's. The 3 birds are gracefully flying with a peaceful lake behind them framed by Chrysanthemums. The colors are rich and deep. The enamel has minor wear for the the 100 + years this pin has been worn. The maker numbered this piece on the back "57944".
Dimensions: 47.6 x 14.7 x 5.7 mm
Metal: 14k pink gold
Period: Circa 1880
Weight: 8.1 grams
Condition Rating: 8 (the enamel shows minor wear, small dent on backside by "c" hook, solder shows at hinge from previous repair)
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Victorian Swiss Enamel Brooch with Swooping Barn Swallows
Bracelets and rings get the most wear out of all the styles of jewelry. Make sure that your jewelry is professionally cleaned and your stones checked annually. For high value items, typically of $1,000, it is a good idea to have your pieces insured on your homeowners policy or with a separate insurer like Jewelers Mutual.