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An outstanding example of American craftspersonship from the very end of the 19th c, this beautiful insect brooch boasts a myriad of colors, textures and materials; a stunning two tone fly sits atop a gorgeous faceted crystal in a scrolling frame of 14ct pink gold and sterling. Both substantial yet delicate, with the crystal acting as a dew drop for our wing'ed friend to perch upon, this brooch is truly a remarkable example of the dynamic artistry that figural jewelry of the 1890's enjoyed. Perfect for the entomophile in us all.


Materials and Features: 


Silver, 14ct pink gold, pearl, amethyst, ruby, rose cut diamonds


Age/Origin:


American 1890's


Measurements:


Weight: 7.2 grams

Dimensions: 37mm x 29mm


Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear. 


Please view and inspect any photos closely. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces; please take the age of the piece into account when examining the piece. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.



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