Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch
Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch

Antique French 2.53 ct Diamond and 0.84 ct Opal, 18 ct White Gold Insect Brooch

c. 1900 France

Offered by AC Silver

£3,950 gbp
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This stunning, fine antique brooch has been crafted in 18 ct white gold in the form of a paired winged insect.

The head of this impressive insect style brooch is embellished with two Old European cut diamond eyes and scrolling antennae.

The thorax of the insect is ornamented with an impressive feature 0.73 carat Dutch cut diamond.

The paired, pierced decorated wings are embellished with thirty-eight Old European cut diamonds of various sizes dependant on their position within the design.

The abdomen of this stylised insect displays a feature natural cabochon opal.

This early 1900’s brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and push fit security fastening.

The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report certificate for the feature diamond, in addition to the independent diamond grading report card shown.

This antique brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18ct gold.

Diamond Quality

Feature Diamond

Colour I

Clarity SI 2

Cut Dutch cut

Content 0.73 carat

Dimensions 6.93mm x 5.96mm x 2.31mm

Supporting Diamonds

Colour (average grades) I

Clarity (average grades) SI 2

Cut Old European

Content (total) 1.80 carat

Total Diamond Content

2.53 carats

Opal Quality

Colour Natural

Cut Cabochon

Content 0.84 carat

If you would like to view a copy of the diamond grading certificate for the feature diamond, please contact us, providing your email address, and a PDF file will be sent.

Dimensions

Length from antennae to tip of abdomen 3.5cm /0.29"

Width across wings 3.5cm /0.29"


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuIZeGX-ikA


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This French brooch is fine quality, set with very high colour graded, old cut diamonds and a natural opal.

The brooch is a very good gauge of gold and in excellent condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery / estate jewelry.

The images do not reflect the true colours and iridescence of the opal. The video however provides a more accurate reproduction of the actual colour.
Origin: France, Europe (strong probability)

Date: Circa 1900
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W9133 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
W9133
Medium
A stunning, fine and impressive antique 2.53 carat diamond and 0.84 carat opal, 18 carat white gold brooch in the form of a winged insect; part of our antique jewellery / estate jewelry collections
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