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Antique jewelry object group: ring
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
Style: Retro - The style now called "Retro Art" is a genre which was developed in the 1940s and 1950s in response to a need for bold, eye-catching graphics and shapes that were easy to reproduce.
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Style specifics: Retro Style is a recent designation for the period in the forties when large scale, stylized geometric forms, drapes, bows or ribbons were all the rage. Pink Gold, set with colored stones, sometimes in floral forms was common.
Period: ca. 1940
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Material: 18K red gold
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Diamonds: 16 brilliant cut diamonds with a total estimated weight of approx. 0.40 crt.
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. 0.40 crt.
Precious stones: Eight carre cut rubies (lab produced) (also called verneuil ruby). The fact that these stones are lab produced has no influence on the value of this jewel. Natural rubies and lab produced rubies were both used in this era, rather more for their effect then for their intrensic value.
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Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and ruby for July.
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Hallmarks: Illegible remains.
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Dimensions: top of ring 1.36 cm (0.54 inch) x 1.94 cm (0.76 inch)
Weight: 6.30 gram (4.05 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 51 & 16¼ , Size US 5½ , Size UK: K½
Resizing: Free resizing, but because of the the way the ring is made, we cannot guarantee to make it on every size; so please ask in advance (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Reference Nº: 12151-0028
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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