Combining three colors of precious metals results in a strikingly rich look.
In rose and green gold with touches of platinum, and with yellow gold used as the base, fitting and stickpin, this Edwardian bird motif stickpin suits any gender.
Its "feathers" are arrayed in alternating rose and green gold with platinum highlights that imparts a variegated and enhanced three-dimensional quality.
Two old mine cut diamonds serve as the eyes, and the entire head is sculptural and modeled. Dating to circa 1900, this antique stickpin in the image of wise great horned owl head is American in origin.