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SOLD - 0.50 ct Diamond, Turquoise and 15 ct Yellow Gold Brooch - Antique Victorian

A fine antique 0.50 carat diamond and turquoise brooch modelled in 15 carat yellow gold in the form of an Egyptian scarab beetle; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

SKU: W8789
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SOLD - 0.50 ct Diamond, Turquoise and 15 ct Yellow Gold Brooch - Antique Victorian


This fine antique turquoise brooch has been handcrafted in 15 ct yellow gold in the form of a stylistic winged scarab beetle.*

The 15 ct yellow gold wings are detailed with chased feather-like decoration.

The main body of the creature is ornamented with a cabochon turquoise, whilst the abdomen is embellished with a millegrain decorated collet set 0.50ct pear shaped old Dutch cut diamond.

Two old Dutch cut diamonds represent the beetle's eyes.

The Victorian brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin.

This brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading certificate for the feature diamond, in addition to the independent diamond grading report card shown.

This fine antique turquoise brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 15 ct gold.

*The Victorians became increasingly fascinated with Egyptian artefacts and designs. One of the most influential was the scarab beetle. The beetle was depicted in Egyptian designs as a large round beetle with feather-like wings.


This fine antique brooch is a very good gauge of gold set with very high clarity graded diamonds.

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

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this item.

Turquoise Quality

Colour Natural

Cut Cabochon

Diamond Quality

Feature Diamond

Colour K

Clarity VVS1

Cut Pear shaped Old Dutch

Content 0.50 carat

If you would like to view a copy of the diamond grading certificate, please contact us, providing your email address, and a PDF file will be sent.


Length 3.3cm/ 1.3"

Height 1.8cm/ 0.75"

Feature diamond 6.41mm x 6.10mm x 1.30mm

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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