Micromosaic and 18 kt gold brooch. Made in Italy, C 1890. Circular with beading and gadrooning, and inset with micromosaic beetle on white ground. There are three teardrop pendants, also with micromosaics: Two depict forget-me-knots and one depicts a swan.
Beautiful craftsmanship and good color. Excellent condition. No missing tesserae.
Dimensions: Height: 2 ½ in. Width: 1 ½ in. 1037