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Men's Accessory Tie Clip - Retro Vintage Wedding - Mechanical Watch Movement Steampunk Tie Clip - Silver

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Soldered Vintage Industrial Tie Clip Men's Steampunk Vintage Jewel Mechanical Watch Movement Tie Clip Silver Handmade by Compass Rose Design

Our men's collection is great for formal wear and special occasions - or adding a personal touch to everyday style. This antique watch movement with unique blued tones is more then 50 years old and has an eye-catching combination of antiqued silver, chrome and a touch of gold to the movement. This piece is SOLDERED not glued for quality - a lasting investment in awesome.

A great gift for your father, brother, sweetie, groomsmen, professional colleague - or yourself!

ABOUT THE DESIGN:
A great gift for your father, brother, husband, groomsman, colleague, or boy friend!
The Victorian era was a bridge between old traditions and new technologies. At the 1851 Great Exhibition in London, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert received the first mechanical keyless wind watches, making pocket watches and watch fobs popular for both men and women until the mid 20th century. While pocket watches had been worn for more than a century, wrist watches were introduced around 1900, called "wristlets" were introduced, in part because of the development of a more affordable jewel bearings production process, which made smaller, more accurate watches possible. Assumed to be a passing fad, wrist watches caught on and were most popular in the 1920s and 1930s, which is why most of the watches I work with are Art Deco from this period. An emblem of a past era of craftsmanship, these mechanical watches have real or synthetic jewel bearings, originally made with ruby, garnet, diamond, and sapphire. Many watches have the name of the watch maker, intricate tooling or design work, seen only when the watch was repaired, cleaned, and maintained. Wear History!

MEASUREMENTS & MATERIALS:
* The silver plated tie pin is 2" long and 1/4" wide.
* The watch movement is about 3/4" long.
* THIS PIECE IS SOLDERED - NOT glued. Guaranteed to last.
* The fourth photo shows an assortment of antique watches and a late Victorian photo for historical context.
* All items come in a gift box.

Compass Rose Design revives historic heirlooms into wearable art. Everything in our shop is handmade in our studio just north of San Francisco, California.

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ORDERING WITH COMPASS ROSE DESIGN:
As artists of handcrafted goods, we guarantee our work – but we go a step further with our no-hassle exchange/return policy. Please read our shop policies for all the details if you have questions BEFORE purchase. Contact us with any questions or if you’d like priority shipping or insurance, as these are not included with regular shipping prices. Remember there is sometimes natural variation in hues or loving wear that accompanies the genuine antique items we work with. Thank you for supporting handmade!

ABOUT COMPASS ROSE DESIGN:
Compass Rose Design Jewelry is a tiny, woman-owned family business based just north of San Francisco, California. Founder, Creek Van Houten, is a 3rd generation maker of recycled jewelry and art.

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Consignment and Wholesale available - just ask!
Convo me with any questions :)SHIPPING & RETURNS: We typically ship our items 1-4 days from the date of purchase. Occasionally custom orders take longer. Tracking information is available for US shipments only. International orders typically take 10-15 business days and do NOT come with tracking information. A note to international buyers: The recipient of the merchandise will be required to pay the duty or VAT upon delivery. Due to import duty valuation adjustments and currency valuations, we are unable to provide an estimate for duty or VAT. Read our full policies for our no-hassle return policy. Thank you!
Creek Van Houten
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Men's Accessory Tie Clip - Retro Vintage Wedding - Mechanical Watch Movement Steampunk Tie Clip - Silver

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: watch movement, antique gears, tie pin, steampunk, watch parts, cogs and gears, mens jewellery, swiss watch, tie clip, antique watch parts, silver plated tie pin, Robert Cart
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
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