Art Nouveau 15ct, 15k, 625 Gold Sapphire, Ruby & Rose cut Diamond 1.63ct Butterfly brooch, pendant,
This Exquisite Antique brooch is designed as a butterfly, beautifully made in 15ct rose gold, encrusted with Sapphires, Rubies, Diamonds & Pearls.
The head of the butterfly is mounted with an old-cut oval diamond, the body with three natural sea pearls and the eyes are embellished with two tiny rubies.
Each wing is mounted with eight diamonds, two sapphires & three rubies. The estimated carat weight is :-
Giving a total gemstone carat weight of 1.63ct
Not hallmarked – tested as 15carat gold.
The brooch is complete with a T-bar & C-clasp fitting and a bail for wearing as a pendant.
The Victorians often used motifs in their jewellery designs and butterflies were very popular. The nature inspired brooch is a fine example!
MEASUREMENTS: 25 x 30.5mm
WEIGHT: 7.6 grams
HALLMARKS: As above
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)