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WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — Stick Pins

Stick Pins

Posted by Laurie Zeiden on

Stick Pins

Stick Pins are a category of jewelry that can be overlooked when you're out shopping for vintage pieces. They are small, the head or top is rarely larger than an average earring, and they are often stuffed into the back corners of the display cases. But they are worth seeking out. For their beauty and their collectibility. Stick pins were particularly popular from about 1880 to 1920. They were worn by both men and women. Usually on a jacket lapel but also on a necktie to hold in in place. A stick pin is by definition under four inches long but most I've encountered are between...

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