Elegant Edwardian Stickpin


Edwardian guilloche enamel and pearl stickpin. (J9108)

Edwardian Elegance!

The soft, pastel colors favored during the Edwardian era illuminate this elegant stickpin.  A border of white enamel with gold fleur-de-lys accents surrounds a beautiful blue guilloche enamel center.  In the middle a rosy pearl is set in a circle of gold.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.

Edwardian jewels featured a softer, cooler palette than earlier Victorian or later Art Deco jewels.  This stickpin is an elegant example created by Wordley, Allsop & Bliss in the early 1900s.  Wordley was a maker of fine stickpins, cufflinks and other jewels during the first half of the 20th century. The maker's mark of the firm, "WAB", along with "14K" are stamped on the inside of the pin stem.

Beautifully crafted, the stickpin has a solid gold back which provides a stable base that helps protect the enamel work (see photo below).  Also note the sturdy gold pin stem which is securely attached to the back.  Small details like these evince the care taken in creating fine jewels 100 years ago.

Measurements:  This 14kt gold stickpin is 2 7/8" in length and weighs 3.3 grams.  The top measures  13/16" by  just over 1/2".

Edwardian guilloche enamel and pearl stickpin. (J9108)

Edwardian guilloche enamel and pearl stickpin. (J9108)


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