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Antique Masonic Egyptian Revival 10K Gold Tiger Claw Tiger's Eye Pin C.1900

Antique Masonic Egyptian Revival 10K Gold Tiger Claw Tiger's Eye Pin C.1900

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This rare pin is an emblem of Shriners Society.

The top of the pin is a sterling scimitar's blade
with 10K gold hand carved handle and the center embellishment.

The pendant shaped as a crescent with a camel dangle
hanging between crescent's tips.
The crescent is comprised of two claws
connected with hand engraved gold center.
The latter has a Sphinx face hand carved from tiger's eye gemstone.
It is wearing a gold enamel head dress.

The whole pin is 45 mm high,
The scimitar is 37 mm long.
The pendant with clows is 30 mm X 29 mm.

Total weight is 7.9 grams.
There are no hallmarks, tested 10K gold and sterling

Very good antique condition commensurate with age.

Shriners International, also commonly known as The Shriners or formerly known as
the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
(AAONMS, anagram for A MASON), is a society established in 1870. (Wikipedia)

The emblem is usually attached on the front of the fez.
The scimitar stands for the backbone of the fraternity, its members.
The two claws are for the Shriners fraternity and its philanthropy.
The sphinx stands for the governing body of the Shriners.

Materials

10K gold

Sterling silver

Tiger's eye gemstone

Dimensions

45 mm X 37 mm

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