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3.88 ct Diamond and Emerald, 9 ct Yellow Gold Butterfly Brooch - Antique Circa 1910

£4,950.00

A stunning, fine and impressive antique 3.88 carat diamond and 0.04 carat emerald, 9 carat yellow gold and silver set butterfly brooch; part of our antique jewellery collections

SKU C7123

This stunning, fine and impressive antique brooch has been crafted in 9 ct yellow gold with a silver setting.


The antique brooch has been modelled in the form of a butterfly.


The abdomen of the butterfly is embellished with an Old European cut diamond, in subtle relief to the remaining thorax.

The thorax incorporates four further pavé set diamonds, graduating in size dependant on location.


The head of the butterfly displays a silver pavé set Old European cut diamond and incorporates yellow gold collet set 0.04ct round faceted cut emeralds representing the eyes and tips to the antennae.


The pierced decorated, extended wings are embellished with a total of forty-eight Old European cut diamonds, completing the design.


The brooch if fitted with a tremblant setting, allowing for realistic movement of the butterfly; this is a fine feature and indicates the high quality of the piece.


This antique brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and security clasp.


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


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


"Rather than regarding inclusions in coloured stones as harmful, in small sizes and numbers that do not in any way detract from their beauty, they should be regarded as adding to desirability, for they provide identifying characteristics."

Reference: The Connoisseur's Guide to Precious Gemstones, R.Wise, Brunswick House Press.


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 in this antique butterfly brooch in gold in the UK.


Learn about the meaning of butterfly jewellery at AC Silver


This brooch is excellent quality, set with fine and impressive emeralds displaying fine colour and brilliance.

The impressive focal diamonds display a fine white colour, brilliance and presence.

The impressive supporting diamonds display a fine white colour and brilliance.

The silver setting has an antique appearance and is not intended to have a bright polished finish.

The stunning brooch is an excellent gauge of gold and silver and is in excellent condition.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine antique butterfly brooch in gold in the UK.


Cut Round faceted

Content (total) 0.04 carat


Colour (average grades) I

Clarity (average grades) P1

Cut Old European

Content (total) 3.88 carats


Length of setting 2.8cm/1.1"

Width of setting 3.9cm/1.54"

Across pin 3cm/1.18"

Height of setting 9.44mm/0.37"


11.07 grams


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
LAPADA THE ASSOCIATION OF ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ