Lucky Horseshoe 9k Gold Stick Pin Brooch Antique Victorian c1890.

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There is no motif more associated with luck than a horseshoe with them being as popular now as in Victorian times. Facing upward they bring luck to the wearer and facing downward, they send luck out into the universe. This is a fantastic antique downward facing horseshoe stick pin brooch in 9ct yellow gold dating from the late Victorian period.
The gold has been tested as there are no gold marks. Good straight pin. To the rear of the horseshoe at the base are 2 tiny air holes, these are a product of the manufacture as the horseshoe is hollow.
Size of stick pin 5.2 cm or 2.0 inches.
Size of horseshoe 1.3 x 1.2 cm or 0.5 x 0.5 inches.
Weight 1.0 grams or 0.625 penny weight.