Antique Ruby Diamond Sapphire and Pearl butterfly brooch pendant C.1875.
Antique Victorian Ruby, Diamond, Sapphire and Pearl butterfly brooch and pendant C.1875. The Brooch Pendant mounted in silver on 15K gold (acid tested), set throughout with old cut diamonds, old cut sapphires, rubies and three small pearls, with ruby eyes and gold antenna, the legs formed in gold, pin brooch 10K gold fitting, detachable to be worn as a pendant. Total ruby weight approximately 1.90 carats, medium dark tone, slightly pinkish red, VS-SI clarity (type 1); total Sapphire weight approximately 0.95 carat, light tone, strong blue colour, SI1 clarity (type 2); total Diamond weight approximately 0.50 carat, average SI2 clarity, average J-L colour. Total Item Weight: 14.67 grams. Width: 4.2 cm. Height: 3.9 cm.