Bug Bumble Bee 9k Gold Stick Pin Brooch Antique Victorian c1880.

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Charming antique bumble bee or bug to the top of this 9ct yellow gold stick pin brooch dating from the Victorian period. The body of the bug is set with a pale green peridot colour paste stone with seed pearls to the head & wings. The paste stone is in good order & of a good colour, but the seed pearls have darkened & there are small surface cracks to the tiny seed pearls in the wings, this is not visible to the naked eye please see the pictures. Good straight pin.
Size of stick pin 5.3 cm or 2.1 inches.
Size of bug 1.1 x 1.3 cm or 0.4 x 0.5 inches.
Weight 0.7 grams or 0.4 penny weight.