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I have some type of jewelry I don't know what it is i

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Hi I have some type of jewelry I don't know what it is i believe it's for a tie but not sure. It is marked Belais 10kt with blue sapphire set in center. Can you please tell me about this please. Age value and what exactly it is.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 6 months ago.


You have a ladie's 10k white gold bar pin with sapphire center stone by Belais. The company was founded in 1863 by David Belais and in 1917 he patented a white gold formula. Your bar pin dates to the 1920's and it sells for $60 - $130 on today's market. Here are links for you to comparables of bar pins, with blue stones by Belais:







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Expert:  Nora replied 6 months ago.


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