Description & Technical information

Naturalistically modelled, open set with lines of cushion cut diamonds to the wings, a heart shaped sapphire in diamond cluster to the thorax, the abdomen with lines of sapphires and diamonds, a cushion cut sapphire and three diamonds to the head, cushion cut pink sapphire collet eyes, diamonds to the legs, mounted in silver and gold, approximately 5.75cts of sapphires in all, approximately 9.00cts of diamonds in all
Wingspan 6.6cm / 2 5/8''

Height 3.8cm / 1½'
Weight: 22.5g

Date:  c.1870
Period:  19th century
Medium: Sapphire and diamond
Categories: Jewellery