Edwardian Platinum Old Cut Diamond Ruby Antique Butterfly Brooch Circa 1910
This Edwardian brooch really is exquisite.
It is beautifully hand crafted in platinum & 18 carat gold.
The body & wings are encrusted with 21 gorgeous old brilliant cut diamonds.
They are set in platinum with delicate millegrain detail to great effect
The butterfly has a wonderful graduated diamond thorax and beautiful little bright red ruby eyes. ?
It measures 26 mm across the top 15 mm across the bottom and 17 mm down.
The diamonds range from 3 mm to 1.5 mm with a total weight of about 0.80 carat.
They are clear & bright with immense sparkle.Colour G, Clarity SI.
The rich red cabochon rubies are 1.3 mm wide.
To the reverse of the brooch the clasp is fitted with a safety catch. The brooch weighs 3.3 grams.
This genuine antique brooch dates to the Edwardian period.
It comes in the presentation box illustrated.?
This brooch is in excellent original condition.
This highly collectible rare brooch looks absolutely stunning when worn.