Description & Technical information

A principal cushion cut sapphire to the thorax, four cushion cut sapphires forming the 'markings', each within diamond borders outlining the wings, lines of diamonds to the thorax, cabochon ruby eyes, a diamond highlight to the head and antennae terminals, open set in silver and gold.

Weight: 13.5g

Date:  1870
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Medium: Diamond, Cabochon ruby, silver, gold, Cushion cut sapphire
Dimensions: 4.5 cm (1³/₄ inches)
Categories: Jewellery