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Victorian Sapphire & Diamond Fly Necklace


Once a stickpin, now reborn as a necklace, this bejeweled housefly is unmistakably Victorian. In the mid to late 1800's jewelry was designed with all kinds of gem-studded creatures. No animal was too unloved to be rendered in precious metals and jewels: insects, bats, rats, skunks, spiders... you get the idea. This one is made in silver and gold with a sapphire body and rose cut diamond wings.


  • Materials

    silver, 14k gold, 2.5mm round faceted sapphire, 5mm x 3.5mm pear cut sapphire, 2 2.3mm rose cut diamonds, 2 2.5mm rose cut diamonds

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good - converted from a stickpin into a pendant

  • Size

    1" x 1/2" fly, 16" chain





please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.