A sheet of gold is cut in the shape of butterfly wings and folded around a pair of curved wires in this modernist brooch that is manages to capture the essence of a butterfly in these elegantly simple forms. The head is set with a diamond, to add a touch of sparkle.
The brooch is by the renowned Canadian jeweler Birks and is constructed of 10 karat gold in a soft rose hue.
SIZE: approximately 2" across x 1-3/4" tall
WEIGHT: 8.1 grams
MARKS: "Birks" "10k" and an unidentified mark
AGE: mid-20th century
CONDITION: very good vintage condition with some scuffing on the gold wings.
Birks Gold and Diamond Modernist Butterfly Brooch