18ct and Sterling Rose Cut Diamond and Pearl Insect Brooch

The Curio


A beautiful French rose cut diamond and coque de perle thorax insect, this outstanding brooch is one of the finest bugs we’ve ever brought into the Curio. Featuring stacked double wings on each side studded with 22 diamonds in total and set with a lustrous pearl at the center, this anatomically appropriate jewel would make a tempting large scale addition for any discerning brooch collector.

Materials and Features: 

18ct gold, sterling silver, 22 diamonds, pearl


Circa 1880, French




Weight: 8.86 grams

Dimensions: 33mm x 29mm not including brooch pin

Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear. 

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18ct and Sterling Rose Cut Diamond and Pearl Insect Brooch

Sale price Price $3,200.00 Regular price