Victorian Diamond Ruby Gold Butterfly Brooch Pin

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Amazing Victorian butterfly brooch created on the turn of 20th century in France. Made of 18k (tested) yellow and white gold and encrusted with 135 old mine cut diamonds. The diamond in the center is approximately 0.59 carat. Total weight of the diamonds is approximately 11.50 carats. The butterfly eyes are accented with rubies.
Very fine workmanship - the diamonds are very well matched.
Definitely a conversational piece! Can be transformed into a pendant.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1900's
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    1.75 in. H x 2.25 in. W
    4 cm H x 6 cm W
  • Weight
    16.1g
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    JU12103069629
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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