The Six Star Agate Kilt Pin is a beautiful, Victorian-era agate, bloodstone, citrine and sterling silver kilt pin in an intricate, six-pointed star design
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The Six Star Agate Kilt Pin is a beautiful, Victorian-era agate, bloodstone, citrine and sterling silver kilt pin in an intricate, six-pointed star design. The pin is unhallmarked, which is not unusual for family-made pins of this era. The pin measures approximately 1.5 inches across. An ideal pin for a period-authentic Scottish kit.
In the ancient world, Bloodstone (also known as heliotrope) was considered the most desirable of the Jaspers, with a deep, vibrant green surface flecked with dots of bright red. Used as a protective talisman, it appears in signet seals, jewelry and even decorative cups and statuary. In Scottish tradition, the bloodstone is one of the few semi-precious stones native to the country, with the best known (and most colorful) deposits found on the Isle of Rum. In addition to aquamarine and turquoise, bloodstone is birthstone for March.
Material: Scottish bloodstone, red agate, citrine, sterling silver (.925 silver)
Era: Victorian (estimated)
Artist: Unknown (unhallmarked)
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