Victorian Diamond Bee 15ct Gold Brooch
Antique Victorian bee and flower brooch set with diamonds, sapphire, rubies and a natural pearl, in 15ct gold; this lovely antique brooch is formed of a bee in flight and a diamond flower. The bee has rose cut diamond set wings, ruby eyes, sapphire head and a natural pearl body, the pearl measures 9mm x 6.3mm. Weight 5.7gm. Measurements: 5cm long x 1.8cm wide (2″ x 3/4″). It is fixed with a pin and hook with a lock that keeps it in place. There is also a later addition of a security chain in 18ct gold. Tested as 15ct. This pretty brooch would make a lovely gift for a lady who loves bees, flowers and gardens. He is in good vintage condition and dates from the late Victorian era.
Metal: 15ct gold
Era: 1880 – 1900