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2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique 2.59 carat chrysoberyl, ruby, pearl and 1.95 carat diamond, 9 carat yellow gold, silver set brooch in the form of a winged bee; part of our antique jewellery/estate jewelry collections

SKU: A1565
Price: £4,950.00
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2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian
2.59 ct Chrysoberyl and 1.95 ct Diamond, 9 ct Yellow Gold Bee Brooch - Antique Victorian

Description


This exceptional antique brooch has been crafted in 9 ct yellow gold with a silver setting, in the form of a paired winged bee.


The head of this impressive bee style brooch is embellished with two cabochon ruby eyes and scrolling antennae.


The thorax of the insect is ornamented with a seed pearl.


The paired, pierced decorated wings are embellished with old Dutch cut diamonds of various sizes dependant on their position within the design.


The large abdomen of this stylised bee displays a feature natural high cabochon chrysoberyl encircled with old Dutch cut diamonds.


This early 1890s brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and push fit security fastening.


The brooch also benefits from the additional security of a fine link chain with a safety clip.


This impressive antique brooch is fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation case with a satin and velvet lined interior which displays the retailer's mark: Skinner Silversmith and Diamond setter, Orchard Street, London.W.


A contemporary AC Silver gift box in either black or brown may be provided if so desired.


The insect brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.


This antique brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 9ct gold and silver.


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.


Condition


This brooch is fine quality, set with an impressive cabochon chrysoberyl, natural rubies and very high colour graded, old cut diamonds.

The stunning bee brooch is exceptional quality and is a very good gauge of gold and in excellent condition.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery/estate jewelry.


Chrysoberyl Quality


Colour Natural

Cut High cabochon

Content 2.59 carats

Dimensions 10.98mm x 6.31mm x 4.63mm


Diamond Quality


Colour (average grades) H

 

Clarity (average grades) SI 1

Cut Old Dutch

Content (total) 1.95 carats


Dimensions


Length of setting (wing span) 4.2cm/1.65"

Width across setting 3cm/1.18"


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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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