Set to feature is a rotund bug brooch, with a body beautifully crafted out of cultured pearl and its wings set with diamonds which has an estimate of £1 200- 1 800.

Other highlights from the sale include hummingbird brooch with cabochan ruby eyes, a gold beak and enchanting iridescent feathered wings. The circa 1870 piece is similar to those that are in the V & A collection and is estimated to fetch between £500-700.

Selection of brooches in Fellows' August sale Selection of brooches in Fellows' August sale

Inspired by Fellows upcoming sale on 13th August, check out Barnebys selection of bug bling. Click on the lot to visit the sale.

Dragonfly brooch Low estimate: £1 300 Lamas Bolano Dragonfly brooch
Low estimate: £1 300
Lamas Bolano

87403-11 A late 19th century 18ct gold micro mosaic brooch
Low estimate: £300
Fellows

51456245 Herbert Rosenthal 18K, Diamond & Gem Bee Pin
Low estimate: £640
Ahlers & Ogletree

30873-003 Pair of Fourteen-Karat White Gold, Diamond and Jade Earrings, and a Fourteen-Karat Yellow Gold, Jade and Pearl Butterfly Brooch
Low estimate: £640
New Orleans Auction Galleries

A gem set insect pendant Low estimate: £150 Lyon & Turnbull

A gem set insect pendant
Low estimate: £150
Lyon & Turnbull

SN3604 Early Victorian diamond butterfly brooch with pavé-set wings, thorax and abdomen and cabochon emerald eyes
Humphrey Butler

24874302 WEMPE ring with jade, YG 750/000, engraved jade in the form of a bug, signed Wempe by Kim
Price: £1 100
Henry's

24839239 Brooch "bug", CHRISTIAN DIOR, Paris approx. 1965
Price: £80
Henry's

24773303 Ring "bug" with coloured stones and diamonds
Price: £200
Henry's

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