Art Nouveau 15ct Gold Sapphire, Ruby & Rose Cut Diamond Butterfly Brooch

Art Nouveau 15ct Gold Sapphire, Ruby & Rose Cut Diamond Butterfly Brooch


This Exquisite Antique brooch is designed as a butterfly, beautifully made in 15ct rose gold, encrusted with Sapphires, Rubies, Diamonds & Pearls.  The head and body of the butterfly is mounted with seed pearls and the wings are decorated with fourteen diamonds, six 'cornflower blue Sapphires" and two Rubies. The brooch is complete with a T-bar & C-clasp fitting.

Two smaller Rubies represent the eyes.

The estimated carat weight is Rubies: 0.14ct, Sapphires: 0.24ct, Diamonds: 0.18ct. Giving a total gemstone carat weight of 0.56ct

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 18mm

WEIGHT: 3.2 grams

HALLMARKS: none - tested as 15carat gold.

CONDITION: Good

DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)

PRODUCT CODE: BR495



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