Antique Scarab Brooch with Diamonds and Demantoid Garnets
Antique, mid 19th century, this 18K well made scarab is one of the finest of this type we have seen. He is large, well modeled - in three dimensions - heavy and substantial. His back is studded with old cut diamonds both Mine cut and rose cut and also bright green emeralds. This scarab (a well known motif signifying eternal life), is 1.5 inches in length and 20.7 grams, he is in remarkably fine condition.