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c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (on white background)
c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (on hand for scale)
c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (on black background)
c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (view of back)
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c1835 Citrine Comet Pin

$350
c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (on white background)
c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (on hand for scale)
c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (on black background)
c1835 Citrine Comet Pin (view of back)
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An antique Georgian-era comet pin with a faceted citrine set in 14K gold. 

Since the 18th century, the passing of Halley's comet has inspired jewelry makers. It's likely this brooch was made when it passed in 1835. The next apparition is in 2061.

Materials

Citrine and 14K

Date

c1835

Condition

Good. Citrine has surface wear and several tiny chips.

Size

Length: 1"