A Victorian sapphire, pearl and diamond fly brooch, the body of a sapphire, weighing 2.35cts in a gold rubover setting, and pear-shaped natural pearl, the wings set with old brilliant-cut diamonds and the legs with rose-cut diamonds, estimated total weight 0.50cts, silver set and mounted on gold, the eyes set with ruby, circa 1870.
18 karat yellow gold, platinum and diamond 'bee' pin White oval opal prong set, followed by yellow enameled abdomen accented by petite round cut diamond bands. Detailed platinum, diamond set wings, and diamond set antennae.
A late 19th century diamond, ruby, emerald and pearl bee brooch, circa 1890 The abdomen set with rows of calibré-cut emeralds and rose-cut diamonds, with a bouton pearl thorax and oval-shaped ruby eyes, the outstretched wings pierced and set with rose-cut diamonds, detachable brooch fitting, width 4.7cm.
DIAMOND BROOCH. Designed as a bee set with rose-, single-, square-, circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, the abdomen set with a briolette diamond, mounted in white gold, French assay and maker's marks.
Antique Silver, Gold, Cabochon Garnet and Diamond Insect Brooch Centering one round cabochon garnet approximately 8.2 mm., and one oval cabochon garnet approximately 14.0 x 9.0 x 5.6 mm., tipped by 2 old European-cut diamonds, with small round cabochon ruby eyes, flanked by wings set with 32 old European-cut diamonds, diamonds altogether approximately 1.35 cts., circa 1870