A Victorian Gem-set Butterfly Brooch
A Victorian gem-set butterfly brooch, the body set with old-cut diamonds, the wings embellished with rose and old-cut diamonds, emeralds and rubies, perched on a branch with rose-cut diamond-set leaves, all mounted in yellow gold, the detachable butterfly can be worn individually as a brooch, accompanied by associated fitting, circa 1880, unmarked, tested as 18ct gold, measuring 4.3 2.7cm, gross weight 10.8 grams.
A colourful and bright Victorian butterfly brooch. This brooch features a yellow gold floral branch set with sparkling rose-cut diamonds. Resting on the branch is a butterfly set with further rose-cut and old European cut diamonds and decorated with bright and vivid rubies and emeralds. This charming brooch is versatile: the branch can be detached, and the butterfly can be worn alone for a simpler look. This brooch would look perfect adorning the lapel of a summer jacket.
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.