Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch
Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch

Antique Victorian 2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch

c. 1890 Unknown

Offered by AC Silver

£4,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique brooch has been crafted in 9 ct yellow gold with a silver setting, in the form of a paired winged bee.

The head of this impressive bee style brooch is embellished with two cabochon ruby eyes and scrolling antennae.

The thorax of the insect is ornamented with a seed pearl.

The paired, pierced decorated wings are embellished with old Dutch cut diamonds of various sizes dependant on their position within the design.

The large abdomen of this stylised bee displays a feature natural high cabochon chrysoberyl encircled with old Dutch cut diamonds.

This early 1890s brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and push fit security fastening.

The brooch also benefits from the additional security of a fine link chain with a safety clip.

This impressive antique brooch is fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation case with a satin and velvet lined interior which displays the retailer's mark: Skinner Silversmith and Diamond setter, Orchard Street, London.W.

A contemporary AC Silver gift box in either black or brown may be provided if so desired.

The insect brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

This antique brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 9ct gold and silver.

Chrysoberyl Quality

Colour Natural

Cut High cabochon

Content 2.59 carats

Dimensions 10.98mm x 6.31mm x 4.63mm

Diamond Quality

Colour (average grades) H

Clarity (average grades) SI 1

Cut Old Dutch

Content (total) 1.95 carats

Dimensions

Length of setting (wing span) 4.2cm/1.65"

Width across setting 3cm/1.18"


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This brooch is fine quality, set with an impressive cabochon chrysoberyl, natural rubies and very high colour graded, old cut diamonds.

The stunning bee brooch is exceptional quality and 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.
Date: Circa 1890
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1565 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

The insect brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.
Stock Code
A1565
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique 2.59 carat chrysoberyl, ruby, pearl and 1.95 carat diamond, 9 carat yellow gold, silver set brooch in the form of a winged bee; part of our antique jewellery/estate jewelry collections
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Tyne & Wear
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