Victorian 9k gold Scarab Beetle drop earrings and necklace

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A Victorian 9k yellow gold and Scarab Beetle earrings and matching necklace - each earring consisting of a single iridescent green elytra of a Scarab Beetle saw claw set witin a 9k yellow gold flat raised bezel and back suspended on a small chain and hook and ball earring fittings - together with a collier of 22 iridescent green elytras from Scarab Beetles four claw set on 9k yellow gold curved backs and interspersed with long oval links with a oval box clasp and safety chain - Scarab Beetles represent rebirth and regeneration and symbolise eternal life - unmarked apart from 9ct on the the back of one earring -  total weight of earrings 1.8grms - total length of earrings including hook 34mm width 10mm - total weight of the necklace 19.4grms - total weight of earrings 1.8grms - wearable length necklace 435mm width 15mm - c.1890 England

For purchase of set please see matching necklace in the necklace category (sold as a set)

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