If you scream at the sight of bugs, fear not. This bug will only make you scream with delight. It's a fantastic flying bug pin (some kind of beetle?) made out of solid sterling silver.
The workmanship is that of a silver master...such incredible detailing.
The wings are etched with a pattern and a row of raised silver beads line the span of the wings. The body also has a ring of raised beads around a striped domed back. Every part of this bug is so well crafted...even the back of the pin is textured.
This pin measures 2 3/4 by 1 3/4 inches. It weighs 22 grams. The back has a secure rollover clasp. There's no marking but the pin has been acid tested and is solid sterling silver. We haven't polished it as the aged patina is too nice to remove. This magnificent old bug is one that shouldn't get away.
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