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1920s Floral Diamond Dress Ring

$450.00
About Details History
This cute 18k gold ring from the 1920s is fashioned in the shape of a flower with seven single cut diamonds and elaborate bead detailing to add some extra sparkle and flash.

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  • Materials: platinum-topped 18k gold, 7 .01ct single cut diamonds
  • Age: c. 1920
  • Condition: Very good - some erosion to the bezel edges
  • Size: 6.75, can be resized for an additional fee of $90; 6.9mm head, 1.5mm hoop
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ART DECO (1915 – 1940) Art Deco is highly recognizable for its minimalism and futurism. Simultaneous art movements—Cubism, Bauhaus—informed the geometric style, along with “exotic” foreign influences like the Ballet Russe. Motifs like ziggurats and sunbursts, stripped of visual clutter, conveyed the optimism of an increasingly technological world. In jewelry, the predominant use of white metals let colorful gems take center stage. Stones that were opaque and true in color, like lapis lazuli, onyx, jade, coral, and opal were worked into designs alongside more precious and brilliant gems, like diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds. Extra-long beaded necklaces and tasseled “sautoirs” followed the narrow flapper silhouette. The baguette cut was an Art Deco innovation, and the decade saw increased use of other angular diamond cuts, like the precise caliber cut and the emerald cut. Synthetic gems, like sapphires, were celebrated as a scientific marvel. Marcel Tolkowsky, 21 years old at the time, published the design for the round brilliant cut in 1919.
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About Details History
This cute 18k gold ring from the 1920s is fashioned in the shape of a flower with seven single cut diamonds and elaborate bead detailing to add some extra sparkle and flash.

less
more

  • Materials: platinum-topped 18k gold, 7 .01ct single cut diamonds
  • Age: c. 1920
  • Condition: Very good - some erosion to the bezel edges
  • Size: 6.75, can be resized for an additional fee of $90; 6.9mm head, 1.5mm hoop
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ART DECO (1915 – 1940) Art Deco is highly recognizable for its minimalism and futurism. Simultaneous art movements—Cubism, Bauhaus—informed the geometric style, along with “exotic” foreign influences like the Ballet Russe. Motifs like ziggurats and sunbursts, stripped of visual clutter, conveyed the optimism of an increasingly technological world. In jewelry, the predominant use of white metals let colorful gems take center stage. Stones that were opaque and true in color, like lapis lazuli, onyx, jade, coral, and opal were worked into designs alongside more precious and brilliant gems, like diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds. Extra-long beaded necklaces and tasseled “sautoirs” followed the narrow flapper silhouette. The baguette cut was an Art Deco innovation, and the decade saw increased use of other angular diamond cuts, like the precise caliber cut and the emerald cut. Synthetic gems, like sapphires, were celebrated as a scientific marvel. Marcel Tolkowsky, 21 years old at the time, published the design for the round brilliant cut in 1919.
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