In this 14K bi-colour Edwardian ring from 1910, a natural pink sapphire of 1.20 carat rests on a piece of white gold lace stretched between an emerald-shaped frame. Just as two old European cut diamonds vertically and two rose cut diamonds horizontally aim with their lozenge-shaped setting at their sapphire centre, so can this elaborately pierced jewel with an openwork yellow gold base and shank strike any aficionado of sentiment.
Antique jewelry object group: ring
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: unknown
Style: Edwardian - The Edwardian era or Edwardian period in the United Kingdom is the period covering the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910. The death of Queen Victoria in January 1901 and the succession of her son, Edward, marked the start of a new century and the end of the Victorian era. While Victoria had shunned society, Edward was the leader of a fashionable elite which set a style influenced by the art and fashions of continental Europe—perhaps because of the King's fondness for travel. The era was marked by significant shifts in politics as sections of society which had been largely excluded from wielding power in the past, such as common labourers and women, became increasingly politicised.
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Style specifics: The fineness of line and lacey aspect of the piece are typical for the Edwardian period.
Period: ca. 1910
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Source of inspiration: Lace work
Material: 14K bi-color gold (yellow and white)
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Extra information: We think that the top part of this ring was born as a link from a bracelet or as a brooch, and later made into a ring.
Diamonds: Two old European cut diamonds with a total estimated weight of approx. 0.20 crt. (approximate color and clarity: G/H, vs) and two rose cut diamonds . We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Total diamond weight: approx. 0.20 crt. (without the rose cut diamonds)
Precious stones: One natural pink sapphire with an estimated weight of approximately 1.20 crt.
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Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and sapphire for September.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: top of ring 3,03 cm (1,19 inch) x 1,87 cm (0,74 inch)
Weight: 4,90 gram (3,15 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 51 & 16¼ , Size US 5½ , Size UK: K½
Resizing: Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Reference Nº: 15307-0127
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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