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VictorianGold & SilverFloral HairPins

$1,600

These mid Victorian hairpins feature lush three dimensional blossoms atop textured quatrefoil bases. The flowers attach to their long gilt silver pins with a hinge so they will always sit properly no matter the shape of your updo. A serious upgrade from the bobby pins scattered throughout your house.

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  • Materials

    14k gold, gilt silver

  • Age

    c. 1860

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    15/16" diameter flowers, 3 3/4" pins

Victorian

Aboutthe

VictorianEra

18371901

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.