A Nine Carat Gold Pietra Dura Butterfly Brooch

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Lovely Victorian pietra dura pin of a butterfly in set in 9CT gold. Pietra dura is a form of mosaic made with pieces of hard stone such as agate, as in this piece, cemented into black marble. It is also known as Florentine mosaic as Florence, Italy was the centre of manufacture of these wonderful pieces. c.1860

  • Origin Italian
  • Period Pre 1900
  • Materials Gold
  • Main Gemstone Agate
  • Carat for Gold 9 K
  • Dimensions W 6cm x H 5cm

Product REF: 509P