Victorian bee brooch in gold, enamel, moonstone and rose diamonds. Head set with cabachon moonstone that is clear and blue, exhibiting that beautiful sheen known as adularescence. Antennae set with tiny diamonds on their tips. Eyes are faceted rubies
"For a meeting with Yasser Arafat, Madeleine Albright wore this bee pin. She writes, “I spent many hours wrangling with the Palestinian leader about the need for compromise in the Middle East. My pin reflected my mood.
gem set butterfly brooch - A gold gem set brooch in the shape of a butterfly, in silver pavé set with rose cut diamonds, cushion cut rubies in the wings and thorax and cabochon cut opal highlights to the wings, France, circa