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An early 20th century gold, diamond and gem-set brooch. Designed as an insect, with old-cut diamond and oval-shape spessartine garnet body, single-cut diamond wings and circular tsavorite garnet cabochon eyes, atop a split pearl terminal bar. Length 5.2cms. Weight 5gms.


  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Diamonds fairly bright.

  • Individual size and setting of old-cut diamond prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Cut and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents total carat weight, colour or clarity estimation.
  • Spessartine and split pearl in good condition.

  • One tsavorite chipped.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • width (at widest) 15mms.
  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

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    An early 20th century gold, diamond and gem-set brooch.

    Estimate £450 - £650Sep 06, 2018
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
    Natalie Hutchings