Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&
Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover&

BR319

Pair of Antique 14k 0.41 CTW Seed Pearl Stick Pins with Sentimental Twin Heart & Lover's Knot Motifs

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General Information:

  • Total Carat Weight: 0.414 ctw together
  • Precious Metal Weight: 1.53 dwt together
  • Precious Metal Material: Both stick pins are 14k warm yellow gold and exhibiting time-earned patinas.
  • Dimensions: The twin heart stick pin measures 46.15 mm from top to bottom overall, and its head measures 8.70 mm long x 14.76 mm wide x 5.52 mm back to front including the stem to the pin's reverse. The lover's knot stick pin measures 60.63 mm from top to bottom overall, and its head measures 9.06 mm long x 11.91 mm wide x 3.45 mm back to front including the stem to the pin's reverse.
  • Weight: 2.37 grams together
  • Markings: Neither pin is marked, which is not unusual for their eras, but both test for 14k gold.
  • Era: These stick pins are believed to date to between the 1870s and the 1890s, during the mid to late Victorian era.
  • Buyer Notes: These pins are precious, petite and full of meaning. Please read below for their rich symbolism. These pins are wearable exactly as-is as collar or lapel ornamentation, or are ready for pendant, charm, earring or ring conversion projects if so desired by the next caretaker post-purchase. Please kindly note that these pins do not come with clutches.

Specifications:

  • Center Stone Type: Cultured Pearl
  • Center Stone Count: Fourty-seven (47)
  • Center Stone Dimensions: 
  • Center Stone Carat Weight: 
    • 7 pearls measure 0.80 x 0.80 mm (on average) = 0.002 ct each
    • 11 pearls measure 1.45 x 1.45 mm (on average) = 0.01 ct each
    • 29 pearls measure 1.10 x 1.10 mm (on average) = 0.01 ct each
    • Center Stone Shape: Split/halved seed
    • Center Stone Color: White with warm silvery orient
    • Center Stone Clarity: Opaque with good to very good luster

    The Story:

    Having begun their lives as two separate jewels, these stick pins are offered as a cohesive pair. Both pins bear distinct sentimental symbolisms, and feature articulated silhouettes of two timeless forms, both beloved for their deeply meaningful connotations.

    The twin heart emblem is something of a relative of the Scottish 'Luckenbooth' or 'Witch's Heart' symbol, differing primarily in that this piece is not topped with a crown. Instead, the double, entwined pair of hearts showcased are together a symbol of talismanic qualities: twin hearts are believed to safeguard the purity of love between a couple, as the affections of lovers is seen as divinely appointed and thus, rich in sacred power. The use of two hearts also serves as an intentional message of elected unity, partnership and the commitment of carrying twice the load on twice the shoulders.

    The accompanying stick pin features the overhand knot, colloquially known as either a pretzel knot or figure eight knot. This knot has traditionally been an allusion to the same concept of unity: one lover's heart is tied to the other with a single thread, and while they may meander life’s uncertain paths, the thread that connects them is pulled ever tighter in times of separation or hardship. This kind of knot also swells into a kind of infinity loop, and thusly represents unending, interlaced, interdependent true love. In essence, the lover's knot is a tangible reminder that even in physical distance, lapsing time, partition by death or forbidden love, two are forever one as absence surely fortifies love.

    Together, these stick pins illustrate the sublime truths of love, and are romantically compelling in their significance as well as their sweet and refined aesthetic elegance.

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