This lovely 20th c Sterling & marcasite brooch is made in the style of the late 1800's & early 1900's. This whip & horse shoe pin sparkles w marcasite stones. Marcasites (actually a form of pyrite) were used as "diamond substitutes" in the same way as cut steel. This pin closes w a modern, locking clasp & is 2.5" long & .5" wide. It looks fabulous on a stock, scarf, dress or blouse.