Wilson's Estate Jewelry

Victorian Emerald Ruby Diamond Opal Enamel 18 Karat Gold Butterfly Brooch

$12,800
  • Butterfly brooch is designed with spread gem set wings glossed with a black enamel border - some loss
  • Four rows of bright bluish green emeralds graduating in size while weighing in total approximately 1.95 carats
  • With cushion, pear, and cabochon cut ruby accents weighing in total approximately 1.20 carats - strongly saturated purplish red
  • Encompassed by rose cut diamonds weighing in total approximately 2.00 carats - varied in color and quality - consistent with age
  • Thorax features an oval cut opal cabochon measuring approximately 7.5 x 4.0 mm
  • Translucent white in body color with moderately strong spectral play-of-color
  • Completed by a pin stem with closure and a chain safety terminating as an antique safety pin
  • Tested as 18 karat gold
  • Circa: 1880s
  • Measures: 1 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches
  • Total weight: 19.0 grams
  • Gratuitous. Decorative. Ornament.

 

 

Stock Number: We-7814

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