Vintage Art Deco ring diamonds and sapphires 18K white gold 1920
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Antique jewelry object group: ring
Condition: good condition
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Country of origin: unknown
Style: Art Deco - Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style which had its origins in Paris in the first decades of the 20th century. The style originated in the 1920s and continued to be employed until after World War II. The term "art deco" first sawwide use after an exhibition in 1966, referring to the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes that was the culmination of high-end style modern in Paris. Led by the best designers in the decorative arts such asfashion, and interior design, Art Deco affected all areas of design throughout the 1920s and 1930s, including architecture and industrial design, as well as the visual arts such as painting, the graphic arts and film. At the time, this style was seen aselegant, glamorous, functional and modern.
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Style specifics: Abstract motives and geometrical forms are quite typical for the Art Deco period. Art Deco moved away from the soft pastels and organic forms of its style predecessor, Art Nouveau, and embraced influences from many different styles and movements of the early 20th century, including Neoclassical, Constructivism, Cubism, Modernism, and Futurism. Its popularity peaked in Europe during the Roaring Twenties and continued strongly in the United States through the 1930s. Although many design movements havepolitical or philosophical roots or intentions, Art Deco was purely decorative.
Period: ca. 1920
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Material: 18K white gold (touchstone tested)
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Diamond(s): 18 old mine brilliant cut diamonds with an estimated weight of ± 0.54ct. (colour and clarity: F/J, vs/i).
- All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts topreserve the integrity of the setting. Also we have all diamonds screened by the IJGC - lab (www.ijgc-worldwide.com) for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural!
Precious stones: 11 sapphires (lab produced) (also called verneuil sapphire). The fact that these stones are lab produced has no influence on the value of this jewel. Natural sapphires and lab produced sapphires were both used in this era, rather more for their effect than for their intrinsic value.
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 1,24 cm (0,49 inch) x 1,65 cm (0,65 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches
Weight: 3,00 gram (1,93 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 47 & 15 , Size US 4 , Size UK: H
Resizing: Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Adin Reference Nº: 19336-0089
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