A 1900s French Ruby And Sapphire Gold Butterfly Brooch
A 1900s French ruby and sapphire gold butterfly brooch, the butterfly set with oval faceted rubies on the forewings, estimated to weigh a total of 0.7 carats, and oval faceted sapphires on the hind wings, estimated to weigh a total of 0.45 carats, with diamonds all to the body and wings estimated to weigh a total of 0.5 carats, all claw set to a gold mount with a brooch pin fitting, circa 1900, gross weight 8.15 grams.
A superb gem set butterfly brooch. This butterfly is created from gold, with a simple and naturalistic shape. The wings are set with vibrant crimson rubies, lively diamonds, and royal blue sapphires. The body of the butterfly is set with further dazzling diamonds. This gorgeous piece would be a perfect addition to a dress or suit worn to a smart summertime event.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.