Van Cleef & Arpels Set of Three Cabochon Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond Bee Brooches


Considered auspicious throughout the world, the bee is a symbol of industry, loyalty and wisdom. This whimsical trio of Van Cleef & Arpels bee brooches can be worn individually or grouped together. Each is composed of an oval cabochon ruby body with cabochon sapphire head and eyes and wings accented with diamonds. Vintage from the 1960s, they represent the best of the period with their bold mix of colors.

  • Three cabochon rubies, approximately 13 carats
  • Three cabochon sapphires, approximately 2.00 carats
  • 58 round and single-cut diamonds, approximately 1.15 carats
  • All signed Van Cleef & Arpels
  • Circa 1960s