A wonderful antique Victorian - Belle Epoque Butterfly Pendant set with Sapphire, Ruby and Rose Cut Diamonds in a gorgeous design in multi colored Gold. One of the most beautiful Butterfly Insect Pendants we have seen.The delicate Butterfly is set with an oval faceted natural mined Sapphire and an oval faceted natural Ruby in the body of the butterfly. The color of the fine blue Sapphire and red Ruby are just magnificent. The butterfly wings are masterworks of jewelry making and diamond setting. They are set throughout with Rose Cut Diamonds of great beauty. The eyes are further set with two diamonds. The extraordinary jewels are all set "a jour" - open backed so that the light is allowed to filter through the gems and make them sparkle with the wonderful quality we love in the antique jewels. This whimsical butterfly dances delightfully around the neck and creates a conversation piece to be passed on for generations. And insect inspired jewels are all the rage today. And here we have the little butterfly with the exquisite gems and delicate design - how rare! The Victorians were absolutely enamored with nature and insects and created jewels as well as sculptures of the fascinating creatures. These antique butterfly gems are among the most highly desired and collected today. Look at the photos from the recent Veranda I have included with the prices! The butterfly is 3/4 inches (18mm) long including the bale and is 7/8 inch (23mm) wide. The butterfly wings test as 14 Karat Gold, the legs test 10 Karat Gold.
The butterfly weighs 2.1 grams. Antique Butterfly Rose Cut Diamond Sapphire Ruby Pendant Necklace Victorian Gold. Treat yourself or a loved one to a treasure to cherish for generations and one which will only increase in value over time!
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Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Antique Butterfly Rose Cut Diamond Sapphire Ruby Pendant Necklace Victorian Gold" is in sale since Thursday, September 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants".The seller is "annakristifigs" and is located in West Hollywood, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.