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Lot 703Tuesday 10 Jun, 2014 - 12.00am
A late Victorian gold coloured metal mounted natural saltwater pearl, diamond, sapphire and ruby set bee pattern brooch, the body set with a natural saltwater pearl, the thorax a sapphire and with ruby eyes with small rose diamond set wings, 30mm x 28mm overall (gross weight 7.5 grammes) Note : With Gem & Pearl Laboratory Report No. 05746 dated 25th May 2012 confirming the pearl to be a natural saltwater measuring approximately 9mm width x 10.5mm length