A very well modelled heavy gage 15ct62.5% pure gold (or 625 parts pure gold and 375 parts other metals). Popular during the Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco eras but was discontinued in the mid-1930s. More gold fox head tie pin that was made circa 1880. He has been realistically engraved and has cabochonA polished, not faceted, dome shaped stone - either round or oval with a flat polished base, primarily used as a cut for phenomenal stones such as cat's eyes and stars. MorerubyOne of the most valuable gemstones on earth. From the corundum family, the red variety being ruby and the blue, sapphire. With the exception of the diamond, corundum is the hardest of the gemstones on the Mohs scale scoring a 9. More eyes. This style of tie pin would originally have been worn on a stock when out hunting but nowadays can be worn by both sexes on lapels. All our tie pins come with a stopper at the end of the pin.
If, like us, you yearn for the days when sharp suits and debonair masculinity were de rigeur, then tie pins (also known as stickpins) - with their understated, nostalgic elegance - are the ultimate gentleman's accessory.
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