Our favourite animal jewels of 2017

Creepy or delightful? You decide from our pick of the five most outstanding animal jewels from 2017.

  • Lydia Courteille Sahara azurite "dung ball" ring (€20,800).
  • Lapis lazuli gives this Vhernier Crab brooch its vibrant blue colour, overlaid with rock crystal for a smooth finish. 
  • Bringing cute to high jewellery the Sous son Aile Brooch from Van Cleef & Arpels Le Secret collection features a bejewelled Lovebird concealing her baby chick under her wing (POA).
  • Not for the faint-hearted, two gold and enamel beetles make up these Ming Jewellery earrings (£6,800). 
  • Stenzhorn uses the term kimono to describe its jacket-style Mademoiselle B butterfly ring with removable outer wings (POA).
  • Chopard kunzite necklace
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  • The Pink Star diamond mounted in a ring

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