ANTIQUE VICTORIAN DIAMOND BUTTERFLY PENDANT - SAPPHIRES AND RUBIES CIRCA 1900
This fabulous genuine Antique butterfly pendant is steeped in History.
All set in 18ct yellow gold, tested with jewellers acid.
With lovely old cut Diamonds rich blue Sapphires and fabulous
rich pink rubies.
The Diamonds sparkle continuously and beautifully captivating the allure of
Diamond is the hardest mineral on Earth and this combined with its exceptional
lustre and brilliant fire has made it the most highly prized of all gems.
Old Cut Diamonds are known to Dance by Candle light.
Set with six beautiful rich blue Sapphires.
Sapphire is the symbol of feelings of sympathy, harmony friendship and
loyalty, everything that is constant and reliable.
The ruby is considered to be the most powerful gem of the universe,
given as a gift, the ruby is a symbol of friendship and love.
Ruby is also the symbol of vitality and loyalty.
Butterflies were popular during the Victorian era with animal and all insect
brooches such as Dogs, Cats, Horses, Foxes and Game Birds being
popular subjects for jewellery in the latter half of the 19thC.
A chain threads through the back pin so it lays flat around the
neck when worn.
This would be easy to convert to a brooch too if preferred.
A highly collectable butterfly pendant which is a true Antique
Weighs 8.7 grams
Measures 35mm across the widest part of the wings x 24mm down
ITEM NUMBER 6150