Lucky clover stickpin

lucky clover
Lucky clover stickpin
lucky clover stickpin
049

TRIFOLIUM REPENS variation

Lucky clover or Four-leaf clover

Brooch

Austrian importmark

Approximately 1900

Unknown

Ruby, rosecut diamond, 585/1000 gold 14 k

58 x 10,7 mm

1,27 grams

Good

Sold

 

 

The reason that some white clover plants have four leaves is controlled by a gene. Other leaf traits seen here as well; like the red fleck mark and red midrib, a herringbone pattern that runs down the center of each leaflet in a bold red color. Link to a study on the subject.

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