ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MOONSTONE BUG BROOCH SILVER CIRCA 1880
This wonderful Antique Victorian bug-shaped brooch has been modelled in Silver and set with two cabochon cut Moonstones as the bug's head and body which weigh 5ct and 2ct. The brooch also features two beautiful deep blue Paste stones which have been set as the bug’s eyes and give the impression of Sapphires.
Moonstones have a lovely ghostly hue and a luminous surface similar to that of Moonlight. They are said to be a magical stone providing a channel for prophecy, and a path to wisdom.
A fabulous and interesting piece which is something to be treasured.
WEIGHT: 3 grams
MEASURES: Width 16mm x Length 35mm x Depth 5mm
STONES: Moonstone (approx. 7ct total), Paste
AGE: Victorian, Circa 1880
ORIGIN: United Kingdom
ITEM NUMBER: 20-283