Victorian 14 ct gold brooch set wiyh 6 amethysts - the central amethyst cabouchon designed as a beetle resting on a leaf.
Victorian 14ct gold brooch Amethysts & diamonds Insect Beetle on leaf design
A lovely Victorian or Edwardian 14ct yellow gold brooch set with amethysts and diamonds made in a naturalistic design of leaves and an insect typical of the era. The insect resembles a beetle and is made of a cabochon amethyst set with fine twisted gold wire. This rests on the central leaf. The beetle's eyes are set with small diamonds. The beetle is surrounded by a further 5 amethysts.
We have added a 9 ct gold safetly chain
Width: 4.5 cm
Height: 4 cm
Weight : 9.6 grams
Condition: In good antique condition commensurate with age and light/normal usage. We have not found a hallmark which is often the case with Victorian jewellery but it tests as at least 14 ct gold..