The Jeweled Crescent

Spectacular Plique a Jour Opal Ruby Sapphire and Old Cut Diamond Dragonfly Brooch

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This spectacular dragonfly brooch is exquisitely crafted and is a beauty to behold.  The main boxy of the piece features two ruby cabochon eyes wearing about 0.40ct each.  Between the is an early modern brilliant cut diamond measuring about 0.13ct (G/H, VS2).  Centering the body is an oval bezel set opal, which also alternates with clusters of single cut diamonds down the articulated tail.  Near the body, the inner parts of the wings are encrusted with round single cut diamonds (there are 89 total on the piece totaling about 0.59ct, they are G/H color and VS-SI clarity.  The center opal measures approximately 1ct.  The wings are extravagant- light yellow to blue plique a jour enamel is translucent and gives an ethereal feel.  Sapphire cabochons dot the wings, weighing approximately  .12ct and .35ct each.  The brooch is crafted in 14k and 18k gold, with the diamonds set in silver overlay over the gold.  It weighs 21.19g.  It measures 76.50 x 66.50mm (2.5" x 3" across).