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Art Deco Revival Tie Tack - Mother of Pearl with gold lines (SOLD)

Dating from the 1960 - 1970s this art deco revival period tie pin or tack can be worn in the horizontal or vertical or angled position giving you slightly different looks.  This tie tack has a mother-of-pearl square inlaid with two gold inlay lines which cross over each other at one corner. The tie pin has two additional supports of gold plated metal at two of the corners to offset the mother of pearl piece.  This vintage tie pin is finished with gold plated mount and a 'twist and pull' pin retainer with a chain and bar device.  The tie pin measures approximately 15 mm across  by 1 cm with the mother of pearl piece being 1 cm square. 


Designer or Brand: none

Country of Origin: UK

Condition:  Excellent 

Decade: 1960s - 1970s

Style: Retro Art Deco

Item: Tie pin - Tie Tack - Tie Decoration

Material: Gold Plated metal and Mother-of-Pearl

Ties first became part of a fashionable gent’s attire in the 19th Century.  Naturally since then there have been many items of jewellery introduced as tie-control devices.  Some of the earlier ones were patented and some innovative ideas were introduced in the form of a pin, tack, clip, clasp, bar, slide and chain.  All of these stick pins, tie pins, tie chains, tie tacks, tie clasps, tie bars, tie slides and tie clips were designed to do one simple job: to prevent a tie from flapping, falling or moving about and to ensure a neat appearance for the wearer. Tie accessories are made from all kinds of materials, predominantly metals so you find them in the precious Gold, Platinum and Silver as well as in base metal.  Tie accessories are usually decorative from conservative styles to the weird, wacky and wonderful.  Tie accessories follow the trends of their era so are good examples of a particular style or fashion – for example – Art Deco or the 1960s.  They are often set with a precious jewel such as a pearl, diamond, sapphire or ruby; a lesser stone or often the very smart mother of pearl and onyx are favourite inlays.  Tie accessories, in the same was as ties themselves,  can be used to show affiliation to a particular regiment or club or activity or sport, can be commemorative tokens and souvenirs.  Tie pins and clips can be made of all kinds of materials for their decorative element such as leather, wood, jet, and early plastics like bakelite, lucite and celluloid.  There is generally a metal element to them in all cases so that they are easy and practical to fasten.

Art Deco Revival Tie Tack -  Mother of Pearl with gold lines (SOLD)

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