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Mabé Cultured Pearl, Diamond, Gold Bug Brooch

Roll over for video transcript A jewelry piece of whimsy and beauty is highlighted as a September 10th auction feature, with this mabé cultured pearl, diamond and 14 karat yellow gold bug brooch flying into the sale at an estimate of $500-700.  A spherical, sponge textured yellow gold head and two round diamond eyes, gives a bug-eyed appearance.  Yellow gold tarsi are drawn up to the face, preceding a diamond-encrusted thorax.  However, arguably the star of the show is in the depiction of the abdomen as a luminous, uniform gray-blue mabé cultured pearl, sitting beneath the insect’s parted gold wings. Don't pass up this chance to buy Mabé Cultured Pearl, Diamond, Gold Bug Brooch at auction!

Catalog Information

Mabé Cultured Pearl, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Bug Brooch
Designed as a bug with wings slightly spread, featuring a mabe cultured pearl for the abdomen, accented by fifteen single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.15 cttw. on the thorax, completed by two round-cut diamond eyes, set in 14k yellow gold with a porous head and brushed wings and measuring approximately 40 x 23 mm.
{Gross Weight: 10.3 dwts}
Provenance: The Naomi Lindstrom Collection.
Estimate: $500/700


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