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Antique Insect Brooch for Sale
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0.15ct Diamond and Ruby, Pearl and 12ct Yellow Gold 'Insect' Bar Brooch - Antique Circa 1890


An impressive antique 0.15 carat diamond and 0.02 carat ruby, 12 carat yellow gold and platinum 'insect' bar brooch; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

SKU C2253

This fine and impressive antique brooch has been crafted in 12ct yellow gold with platinum accents.

The feature setting to the centre of the bar has been modelled in the form of an insect.

The insect's four wings are embellished with six pavé set old mine cut diamonds in various sizes, totalling 0.15cts.

The thorax and abdomen are represented by two natural pearls.

The head is ornamented with two collet set cabochon cut rubies.

Each of the bar terminals is accented with a platinum setting, securing to the reverse with a hinged pin and clasp.

This antique insect brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 12ct gold and platinum.

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

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.

View our collection of antique insect jewellery at AC Silver.

This impressive antique gemstone bar brooch is fine quality set with impressive natural pearls, rubies and very high colour graded old cut diamonds.

The brooch is a very good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition.

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

Colour (average grades) G

Clarity (average grades) P1

Cut Old Mine

Content (total) 0.15 carat

Number of Diamonds


Colour Red

Cut Cabochon

Content 0.02 carat

Length of Setting 5cm/1.97"

Width of Setting 2.5cm/0.98"

Height of Setting 6mm/0.24"

2.87 grams

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