Taken care of, the soft signs of wear are noticeable only on close inspection. The silver setting has a bright patina with minor surface scratching at the back, dents or misshapen spots. There are no irregularities to the setting or signs of solder or repair and the piece has a firm shape.
Material Tests for sterling silver. Figural jewelry includes any piece that has been shaped into an animal, person, object, or detailed day in the life scene. Antique and vintage figural jewelry is often quite charming and collectible for the realistic or cutesy details. Specific objects or animals became popular and prolific in jewelry during certain time periods, Scotty dogs during the 1940s for example, or swallow birds during the Victorian era.
Figural jewelry is special for its detail and realism but also tells the story of the decade they were made in. Uncommon antique and vintage pieces are often highly collectable because you are not likely to find another one. While some uncommon pieces have garnered a cult following, others are so uncommon that they do not have a large fanbase. The latter type may not be considered collectables, but they are lovely, one-of-a-kind finds._gsrx_vers_1251 GS 8.2.1 (1251). The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver BOAR PIG High Relief Aesthetic Period Bracelet" is in sale since Wednesday, December 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Bracelets". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in Altadena, California. This item can be shipped to United States.