Art Nouveau .50ct Old Mine Cut Diamond Spiral Ring

$2,300.00
About Details History
This c. 1910 engagement ring is fashioned in 18k yellow gold and platinum and features a prominent .50ct old mine cut diamond sparkling from within an eight prong setting. The swirl design is composed of two diamond encrusted curls of platinum coiling around the center stone - a dynamic Art Nouveau variation of the classic crossover style.

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  • Materials: 18k yellow gold, platinum, .50ct old mine cut diamond, 20 rose cut diamonds approximately .10ctw
  • Age: c. 1910
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 7.5, can be resized for an additional fee of $90; 1.5mm hoop
  • Location: To se this ring in person please visit our shop in Nolita, NYC.
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ART NOUVEAU (1890-1910) Art Nouveau gets its name from the Maison de l’art Nouveau, a French art gallery that supported artists and designers working in the new fluid, sensual style. Leading jewelers put more emphasis on the purity and beauty of the design, and less on how it functioned as a product. The female nude and her flowing hair appeared frequently, alongside dreamy, romantic semiprecious stones like moonstone, opal, aquamarine, tourmaline, and peridot. Art Nouveau jewelers, often influenced by depictions of nature in Japanese art, looked to the natural world for inspiration. Orchids, irises, lilies, ferns, snakes, dragonflies, and butterflies were all prevalent motifs. Exquisite enamel work and simpler gem cuts like the the rounded cabochon were favored. The organic shapes of freshwater pearls, shells, coral branches, and turquoise in matrix were admired for their roughness.
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About Details History
This c. 1910 engagement ring is fashioned in 18k yellow gold and platinum and features a prominent .50ct old mine cut diamond sparkling from within an eight prong setting. The swirl design is composed of two diamond encrusted curls of platinum coiling around the center stone - a dynamic Art Nouveau variation of the classic crossover style.

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  • Materials: 18k yellow gold, platinum, .50ct old mine cut diamond, 20 rose cut diamonds approximately .10ctw
  • Age: c. 1910
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 7.5, can be resized for an additional fee of $90; 1.5mm hoop
  • Location: To se this ring in person please visit our shop in Nolita, NYC.
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ART NOUVEAU (1890-1910) Art Nouveau gets its name from the Maison de l’art Nouveau, a French art gallery that supported artists and designers working in the new fluid, sensual style. Leading jewelers put more emphasis on the purity and beauty of the design, and less on how it functioned as a product. The female nude and her flowing hair appeared frequently, alongside dreamy, romantic semiprecious stones like moonstone, opal, aquamarine, tourmaline, and peridot. Art Nouveau jewelers, often influenced by depictions of nature in Japanese art, looked to the natural world for inspiration. Orchids, irises, lilies, ferns, snakes, dragonflies, and butterflies were all prevalent motifs. Exquisite enamel work and simpler gem cuts like the the rounded cabochon were favored. The organic shapes of freshwater pearls, shells, coral branches, and turquoise in matrix were admired for their roughness.
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