The quality and luster of the pearls in this pin make this an unusual and rare example of Victorian workmanship. The theme of the pin is a repeated crescent moon and 5-point star motif surrounding a flower formed of 7 pearls. All of the bead and bezel set pearls are original to the pin and in very good condition. the bar of the pin is rose gold and marked 9ct. There is a loop where a safety chain may have been attached. At some point in the past the original pin stem was replaced with a brass pin stem that fits cleanly into the pink gold safety pin clasp at the end of the bar. From edge to edge, the diameter of the center circle is 28mm or 1-1/16 inch.