This antique 9ct Gold Citrine Amethyst beetle brooch is bursting with personality. Boasting vividly coloured joyful gemstones, the beetle is composed of a maple-hued 10.00ct Citrine body and a lavender-hued Amethyst head, complete with characterful 9ct Gold detailing throughout.
Victorians were obsessed with bug jewellery! A time of great change when insects and new life from overseas were being discovered - becoming a huge source of inspiration for jewellery designs throughout this era.
We are besotted by the colour combination of her Amethyst and Citrine, sure to liven up any lapel! Who knew beetles could be so beautiful?
ERA: Victorian c.1900.
MEASUREMENTS: Beetle is 27mm long x 16mm wide.
Pin is 26.5mm long.
Citrine is 16.5mm long x 13.5mm wide, weighing approx. 10.00ct
Amethyst is 5.5mm in diameter, weighing approx 0.40ct.
MATERIALS: Tests as 9ct Gold throughout including pin, Citrine, Amethyst.
STAMPS & HALLMARKS: None present.
PACKAGING: Your order will be gift wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.
EXCELLENT: This antique 9ct Gold Citrine Amethyst beetle brooch is in wonderful condition throughout. Her gemstones are secure, free from any chips or scratches, with only minor wear to their facets visible under very close inspection. Her 9ct Gold is radiant, her pin is sturdy and hooks tightly into the c-clasp. You can wear this Victorian gem with the utmost confidence.