Bugs, moths and butterflies, beetles and spiders, they have all been featured in art and design for millennia, sometimes jewelers even crafted jewelry of the carcasses and wings of actual critters.

This wonderful bug dates to the late Victorian era, it is fully hand crafted and set with a large, oval faceted amethyst, two little pearls and two red glowing eyes that might be either garnet or glass. The amethyst measures 19.5x11.4x8.2 mm. The brooch measures 19.9 mm north to south and 37 mm across, it is 11 mm deep and weighs 7.6 grams. This wonderful and cheeky bug has wonderful engraved details all over, it is marked with an Austro-Hungarian import assay mark which was struck between 1872-1902.

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ITEM ID
BH1021164V
ITEM TYPE
Antique
COLOR
Purple, Red, Silver, White
STYLE
Victorian
MATERIAL
Silver, 900 Silver
TYPE
Fine
STONE CUT
Oval Cut
STONE
Amethyst, Pearl
ITEM SIZE
Medium

Victoria Sterling

Antique Victorian Silver Amethyst Pearl Bug Brooch Pin

$780

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