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.
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
PRODUCT CODE: BR495
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