A 1950's plique-a-jour enamel and ruby butterfly brooch set in 18ct yellow gold. With four wings each adorned with pink, purple and red plique-a-jour enamel, with opaque white and turquoise champlevé enamel detailing. Each of the wings is independently hinged allowing the brooch to be worn with the wings open or closed in any orientation. The head has two 18ct yellow gold antennae and a pair of four-claw set round faceted rubies as eyes. With a hidden bar brooch fitting.