Diamond & Ruby Bug Pin

$3500.00 USD  Item: CGG1012

Bugs can be so much fun, especially when worn unexpectedly on a sleeve or sitting on top of your shoulder! This stunning 12kt yellow gold and platinum bug contains forty-seven (47) early rose cut diamonds, bead set in the head,body and wings. Diamonds are I/J color; I1 clarity. Also on the body are fifteen (15) early square cut rubies. Its thorax contains a cabochon ruby measuring 4.85mm. The eyes of the bug are round cabochon cut jet. All-over miligrain with pierced engraved wings. Hinged pin back.

Condition: Very Good

Meaurements: 1 1/2" by 1 1/2"

Gross Weight: 6.9 dwt; 10.8 grams

Circa: 1930; most likely a replica of an 1880's English pin