A Belle Epoque Diamond-set Dragonfly Brooch
A Belle Epoque diamond-set dragonfly brooch, the body and the head set with fourteen old European-cut diamonds, the wings set with fifty-two rose-cut diamonds, the diamonds estimated to weigh 3 carats in total, all mounted in silver to yellow-gold back, bearing French gold hallmarks for 18ct gold, circa 1890, measuring approximately 4x4cm, gross weight 9.2 grams.
This stunning, antique dragonfly brooch captures the naturalistic beauty of the Belle Époque era. Set throughout with shimmering old cut diamonds that glow under candlelight, the graceful form of the dragonfly hovers motionlessly, as though ready to take flight at any moment.
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.