This black and midnight blue Yves Saint Laurent rive gauche large Lady Bug brooch has hand-set crystal rhinestones. All stones are present and the piece has a brilliant sparkle. There are a variety of shapes round and trillion. The sizes of the round black and midnight blue crystal rhinestones 6 millimeters, 4 mm, 3 mm, and 2 mm.
The Lady Bug has a japanned finish and is approximately 2 1/4 inches long, 1 3/4 inches at the widest point, and 5 millimeters thick. The Lady Bug weighs 27.5 grams.
Signed, plaque on the back of brooch is stamped: “Yves Saint Laurent rive gauche Made in France”.
This piece was purchased new in 1987 in Paris on Rue Montaigne at the Yves St. Laurent flagship store. In excellent condition including the original pin, closure, and hook bail.