Choose from 4 gemstones: Donegal Granite, Carnelian, Lapis Lazuli, or Pink Opal
Our gemstone lapel pins are handmade in our Northern Irish studio. Designed to compliment our cufflink collections, the Barrow lapel pin features an oval cabochon cut stone set into a classic sterling silver bezel setting. Lapel pins can also be worn as tie pins, or used to secure cravats or scarves. The oval face of the lapel pin measures 12mm x 8mm.
About the stones
A unique form of granite only found in Co. Donegal, North West Ireland and rarely seen in jewellery, we selected this stone for its small pattern size and stunning dappled monochrome shades.
Carnelian is a semi translucent orange gemstone which has been much prized by jewellery makers since antiquity. It is known to have been used as beads by Early Neolithic peoples. We hand select our Carnelian for its rich lustrous orange colour and love how this ancient stone looks so striking in a contemporary setting.
Lapis Lazuli is perhaps the best known gemstone. A mineral prized by royalty and artists throughout history for its vibrant ultramarine colour. Most Lapis Lazuli is mined in Afghanistan, and it comes in many variations, sometimes including flecks of gold pyrite which make it resemble the starry night sky.
Sourced only in Peru, pink opal is a rose colour opaque gemstone. Thought by some to be a stone representing hope and healing, opal stones are also a birthstone for October birthdates.
About the packaging
Lapel Pins are shipped in a jewellery box, with an elegant gift envelope and gift card enclosed.