Rare antique brooch in the shape of a fly, the body in cabochons of shimmering sapphires. The wings are set with rose-cut diamonds.
Victorian fly sapphire brooch in 18 karat yellow gold.
Two sapphires cut into cabochons form the body of the fly. Sapphires are shimmering. 4 rose-cut diamonds decorate the wings in white gold, circa 1860, Victorian period.
BL hourglass goldsmith’s mark for Bijoux Luxe jeweller from Monaco and weevil hallmarks
Condition: probably 2 diamonds are missing at eye level.
Note: the pin works, with security system
Estimated weight of sapphires: oval cabochon of approximately 0.65 carat; round cabochon of approximately 0.35 carat
Weight: 2,57 gr