A fine antique 0.50 carat diamond and turquoise, 15 carat yellow gold brooch modelled in the form of an Egyptian scarab beetle; part of the AC Silver jewellery range
This fine antique
has been handcrafted in brooch 15ct yellow gold in the form of a stylistic winged scarab beetle.*
The 15ct yellow gold wings are detailed with chased feather-like decoration.
The main body of the creature is set with a cabochon
turquoise, whilst the abdomen displays a millegrain set 0.50ct pear shaped, old Dutch cut diamond.
Two round old Dutch cut
diamonds represent the beetle's eyes.
The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin.
The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading certificate for the feature diamond, and a gemstone and
for the supporting stones. diamond grading report card *The Victorians became increasingly fascinated with Egyptian artefacts and designs. One of the most influential was the scarab beetle. The beetle was depicted in Egyptians designs as a large round beetle with feather-like wings.
This antique brooch is a very good gauge of gold, fine quality, set with a very good, clear diamonds.
The brooch is in excellent condition
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this item.
Cut Old Dutch
Content 0.50 carat
Length 3.3cm/ 1.3"
Height 1.8cm/ 0.75"
Feature diamond 6.41mm x 6.10mm x 1.30mm
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