0.20ct Opal and Pearl, Peridot and 15ct Yellow Gold Dragonfly Brooch - Antique Circa 1895

GBP 1,995.00

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Object Description

A fine and impressive 0.20 carat opal and seed pearl, 0.02 carat peridot and 15 carat yellow gold brooch in the form of a dragonfly; part of our diverse antique jewellery collections.

This fine and impressive antique brooch has been crafted in 15ct yellow gold.

The brooch has been modelled in the form of a dragonfly.

The yellow gold paired wings are embellished with a total of ten impressive seed pearls.

The thorax of the dragonfly is ornamented with an impressive cabochon cut opal, collet set with a yellow gold rope twist decorated border.

The dragonfly’s legs, abdomen and antennae are crafted in 15ct yellow gold, and the eyes are represented by two collet set round faceted cut peridots.

The dragonfly is encircled by a plain an unembellished 15ct yellow gold border.

The antique dragonfly brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and clasp.

The fine and impressive antique brooch is hallmarked to the reverse with the fineness mark for 15ct gold (15k).

This impressive gold dragonfly brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone within this fine piece of insect jewellery.

Opal Quality
Cut Cabochon
Content 0.20 carat

Peridot Quality
Cut Round Faceted
Content 0.02 carat

Diameter 2.13cm/0.84″
Width of setting 2.28cm/0.9″
Across pin 2.47cm/0.97″
Height of setting 4.8mm/0.19″

3.33 grams

Object History

Date: Circa 1895

Object Literature


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Object Condition

This gold dragonfly brooch is excellent quality, set with an impressive opal displaying a scintillating play of colour.
The antique brooch is further ornamented with seed pearls displaying fine colour and lustre, in addition to peridots displaying fine colour and brilliance.
The brooch is an excellent gauge of gold and is in excellent condition, with a clear hallmark to the reverse of the setting.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique opal jewellery/estate jewelry.

Object Details

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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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