Victorian 24K Pure Gold Nugget Brooch - Antique Gold Rush Pin Quartz Inclusions - 12.3 grams Circa 1850 - Vintage Jewelry - 14K C Clasp

Victorian 24K Pure Gold Nugget Brooch - Antique Gold Rush Pin Quartz Inclusions - 12.3 grams Circa 1850 - Vintage Jewelry - 14K C Clasp

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Antique 24K Gold Nugget Pin. This brooch seems to date to the California gold rush era of 1848-1860. The front is a solid, unrefined 24 karat gold nugget with inclusions of tiny quartzite crystals seen in the crevasses. The pin is finished with a simple hinged pin stem and C clasp of 14K rosy yellow gold.

ERA: Victorian, 1850s

METAL/MATERIALS: 24K Gold (as tested) with 14K Gold findings (also tested)

HALLMARK: None

CONDITION: Very good antique condition, with no damage noted

MEASUREMENT: 1 1/8 inch long, 5/8 inch wide and 3/16 inch thick (nugget alone)

WEIGHT: 12.3 grams

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