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Victorian 0.15 Carat Sapphire, Pearl and Diamond Bug Brooch, circa 1880s

About the Item

This charming gem set fly brooch was created in the Victorian era. The thorax of the fly is made of a old cut blue sapphire, while the abdomen is a white pearl. The wings are set with rose cut diamonds. There is incredible detail to the legs of the fly. The little bug is made of silver and 15 carat rose gold, a popular combination of metals from that time. Gemstone: Sapphire Stone Shape: Old Cut Carat Weight: 0.15 Metal: 15ct Rose Gold, Silver Age: 1880s
  • Metal:
    15k Gold,Silver
  • Stone:
    Diamond,Pearl,Sapphire
  • Stone Cut:
    Old Mine Cut
  • Style:
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin:
    Unknown
  • Period:
    1880-1889
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Circa 1880s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: B2121stDibs: LU619310399032
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