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Antique Diamond Set Silver over Gold Bee Brooch



Circa 1880s, Silver over 14k Gold. This charming antique diamond Bee brooch has a sophisticated playful look. Set with 2.0 carats of large fine white old cut diamonds and vibrant ruby eyes, the visual narrative is brilliant. Well-made in the traditional manner of silver over gold with meticulous attention to detail, this one-of-a-kind insect brooch is in excellent condition. Stone Details: The old-cut diamonds are large for the size of the pin and particularly white and inclusion-free. Remark: “Bee pins are a tradition that goes back more than two centuries; this one is only 135 years old.” SIZE: 1 3/8 inches wide by 1 inch tall WEIGHT: 7.6 grams STONES: 2.0 carats H color, VS-SI1 clarity diamonds with .03 carats of ruby HALLMARKS: rubbed maker's mark, tested 14k and silver STOCK NUMBER: 20600 Jewelry acquired from this dealer must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.


  • Metal
    14k Gold
  • Stone
  • Weight
    7.6 g
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1 in. (25.4 mm)Width: 1.38 in. (35.06 mm)
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1880s
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Litchfield, CT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 206001stDibs: LU2304682473

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Litchfield, CT
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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Located in Litchfield, CT
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