The belcher chains are accented with seven seed pearls, evenly dispersed. The brooch is fitted to the exceptional, original leatherette push fit presentation box, with an impressive velvet and satin lined interior, and a push fit catch. The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark'By appointment to the Queen, The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company LTD, 112, Regent ST London'.This stunning antique Victorian insect brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 15 ct and 9 ct yellow gold with silver settings. The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. NOTE: The Victorian period saw the popularisation of the bee being used within naturalistic jewellery. A patron of such a piece was declaring they modelled their behaviour on the bee's example of great assiduousness, an excellent work ethic and loyalty.
Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone. This stunning antique Victorian brooch set is exceptional quality set with impressive opal, pearls, rubies and very well colour matched, very high colour graded old cut diamonds, displaying a fine colour, brilliance and presence. The brooch is an exceptional gauge of gold and is in excellent condition, fitted to the original presentation case. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of gemstone jewellery/estate jewelry.Content (total) 0.78 carat. Length of bee setting 1.90cm/0.74.
Width of bee setting 1.26cm/0.49. Height of setting 9.50mm/0.37. Length of safety pin 2.28cm/0.89. Length of belcher chains 4.5cm/1.77" 5.5cm/2.16".Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us.
FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Antique Victorian 1.10ct Ruby Opal 0.78ct Diamond 15Carat Gold Bee Brooch C1890" is in sale since Wednesday, June 9, 2021.This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.