1930’s gold bar brooch with a bejeweled fly. The body of the fly is composed of a pearl and sapphire connected by a silver ring. The wings are silver encrusted with eight rose cut diamonds and for the eyes two rubies were used.
Antique jewelry object group: bar brooch
Condition: excellent condition - (more info on our condition scale)
Country of origin:Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
Style: Vintage - See also: vintage jewelryor more info on styles
Period: ca. 1930 - (events and facts in 1930)
Source of inspiration: Mother Nature
Theme: a fly
Material: 18k yellow gold brooch (the gold on the fly is red gold) and silver, see also: The silver on gold technique - (more info on precious metals)
Diamonds:Eight rose cut diamonds. We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.
Precious stones:One sapphire andtwo rubies for the eyes. - (more info on precious stones)
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April, sapphire for September and ruby for July. - (more info on birthstones)
Hallmarks: No trace. - (more info on hallmarks)
Dimensions: width 5,90 cm (2,32 inch)
Weight: 4,70 gram (3,02 dwt)
Reference Nº: 14150-0013
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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