You are viewing a lovely quality 800 silver Bohemian Garnet butterfly brooch made around 1890. The brooch measures 1 3/4" wide (wing to wing) by 1 3/8" long. It is set with natural rose cut Garnets in the wings; cabochon cut Garnets for the body; and, natural Seed Pearls for eyes. It is marked on the back : 800. It has a 9K rose gold plating over the silver. There are two eyelets attached to the wings for a chain to be attached so it can be worn as a pendant. It has the old trombone locking clasp. The brooch weighs 9.6 grams.