Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch
Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch

Antique Victorian 3.11 ct Diamond and Synthetic Ruby, 15 ct Yellow Gold Insect Brooch

c. 1880 Unknown

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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This stunning antique brooch has been crafted in 15 ct yellow gold with a silver setting, in the form of a stylised winged insect.

The head of this impressive insect brooch is embellished with two cabochon synthetic ruby eyes and an old Dutch cut diamond to the centre.

The insect has two sets of stylised antennae ornamented with old Dutch cut and round cut diamonds.

The thorax of the insect is ornamented with an old round cut synthetic ruby, encircled with eleven old Dutch cut and old round cut diamonds.

The paired, pierced decorated wings are further embellished with one hundred and eighty-seven diamonds of various sizes depending on their position within the design.

The large striped abdomen of this stylised winged insect is defined with 15 ct yellow gold decorated borders and embellished further with old Dutch cut and old round cut diamonds of various sizes.

The legs of the insect are realistically modelled in 15 ct yellow gold.

This early 1880s brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and security clasp.

This impressive antique brooch is fitted to the original hinged red leatherette presentation case with a satin and velvet lined interior which displays the renowned retailer's mark: Wartski LTD, 138 Regent street, London, W.I. and Llanduono.

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 15 ct gold and silver.

Diamond Quality

Colour (average grades) I

Clarity (average grades) P 1

Cut Old Dutch/Old round

Content (total) 3.11 carats

Dimensions

Length of setting (wing span) 5.9cm/2.32"

Width across setting 3.7cm/1.45"

Height of setting 1.05cm/0.41"


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This brooch is fine quality set with very high colour graded old cut diamonds.

The stunning brooch is exceptional quality, a very good gauge of gold and in excellent condition.

The exceptional, original box is in presentation condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery/estate jewelry.
Date: Circa 1880
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2782 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
A2782
Medium
A stunning, fine and impressive antique 3.11 carat diamond and synthetic ruby, 15 carat yellow gold, silver set brooch in the form of a winged insect; part of our antique jewellery/estate jewelry collections
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This antique brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 15 ct gold and silver.
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