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Victorian Diamond & Ruby & Natural Pearl Spider & Bee Brooch

898M/PR
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A beautiful brooch that was made circa 1880. It is 15ct gold and the stones are set in silver settings. It features a spider and a bee within sprigs of flowers. It has been set with rubies, rose diamonds and natural pearls. The symbolism of the spider was that of “reward and recognition for creativity and hard work”. The bee toils day and night and signifies “efficiency and organisation”. So this is a busy brooch and would be an ideal present for a creative and hard working lady!

Written by Olly Gerrish

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A very unusual and original Victorian brooch

Condition

Excellent

Materials

Gold DiamondRuby Pearl

Hallmarks

Unmarked, tested to 15ct gold & silver

Measurements

Height 4.5cm
Length 6.3cm
Rubies approx total weight 1 carat
Rose diamonds approx total weight 1 carat

Item Number

898M/PR

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