Victorian diamond opal ruby and gold bee brooch circa 1890. The bee design features ruby eyes, an opal head crowned by rose-cut diamonds, and old mine-cut diamonds over the abdomen and wings, the diamonds totaling approximately 1.62 carats, mounted in 14-karat yellow gold. Very pristine condition consistent with age and wear. What is it we like about it? The old diamonds sparkle a lot, and the combination of rubies and opal is always pretty and eye-catching. This bee brooch has a great deal of character, and it is very well made. Overall, bee brooches are elegant if not whimsical, and we like that very much. Celebrate Yourself and Your discriminating taste by acquiring this antique bee brooch as Your very own Luxury treat to Yourself, today. Savor that sweet spot, make Yourself Happy! And if that won’t be the case, imagine how Happy You will make that special woman in Your life by gifting this beautiful Victorian bee brooch set with old diamonds as a token of Your loving care and affection. Imagine the surprise itself, the pleasure and pride that owning and wearing it will bring. For over thirty-five years, Jacob’s Diamond & Estate Jewelry has been in the business of making people Happy by selling a carefully curated collection of antique and estate jewelry, wearable art. We believe that purchasing estate jewelry is a luxury indulgence capable of giving inimitable pleasure with the added potential of becoming tomorrow’s heirlooms. That is what it is all about, from our good taste to Yours. Cheers!
MEASUREMENTS: approximately 1 ¼” by 15/16” overall.