Early Victorian Antique 18K Pietra Dura Butterfly Brooch - Circa 1840s
This lovely pietra dura brooch is Inlaid in onyx with agates and malachite creating this beautiful butterfly in hard stones. Set in an 18K yellow gold bezel frame. Notice the length of the pin stem, indicative of its age. A thoughtful gift for the collector of pietra dura, or lover of butterflies! The brooch will surely capture attention and compliments!
The brooch measures approximately 2 x 1.5, and weighs 15.9 grams.
Very good condition. No chips.
Why buy from Monte Cristo's Estate & Antique Jewelry?
Each piece is hand-selected by a trained gemologist for its quality of materials, design, and workmanship. Monte Cristo's estate jewelry are heirlooms of yesterday, and are carefully cleaned and restored if needed to create ongoing history entwined with its new wearer, making it an heirloom of tomorrow. There is a particular joy that only comes through uniting a beautiful and special piece of jewelry with an owner whose heart beats a little faster upon wearing their new jewel!
Each piece is carefully and securely packaged in a gift box, and tied with a gold ribbon. Presented with the care and attention to detail that gift giving deserves.
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