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Antique jewelry object group: pin
Condition: very good condition
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Country of origin: unknown
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Period: ca. 1960
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Theme: Sword - A sword is a bladed weapon (edged weapon) of more than 50 cm (20 inch) in overall length used primarily for cutting or thrusting. All have a blade and a handle, known as the hilt. Blades may be straight, curved, single-edged, double-edged or just pointed. Hilts vary considerably in style and length, and may include protective guards for the hand. Detailed design depends on the historical epoch or the geographical region under consideration.
The use of a sword is known as swordsmanship or fencing. Basic principles have remained fairly constant through the centuries, but the actual techniques vary among cultures and periods as a result of the differences in blade design and purpose. The names given to many swords in mythology, literature, and history reflect the high prestige of the weapon and the wealth of the owner.
The sword is said to be the emblem of military honor and should incite the bearer to a just and generous pursuit of honor and virtue. It is symbolic of liberty and strength. In the Middle Ages, the sword was often used as a symbol of the word of God. Freemasonry also uses swords on some rituals.
The word sword comes from the Old English sweord, cognate to Old High German swert, Old Norse sverð, from a Proto-Indo-European root *swer- "to wound, to cut". (from: < a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sword" target="top">Wikipedia )
Material: 18K bi-color (yellow and white) gold (touchstone tested)
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Diamond(s): Eight brilliant cut diamonds with an estimated weight of ± 0.20ct. (colour and clarity: F/H, vs/si).
- All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
- All diamonds we offer are screened by the IJGC - lab (www.ijgc-worldwide.com ) for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.
Precious stones: Seven pearls
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and pearl for June.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: length 7,70 cm (3,03 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches
Weight: 5,90 gram (3,79 dwt)
Adin Reference Nº: 20317-0100
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