Deco Stripes Ring with Sapphires and Diamonds

$1,750.00
About Details History

A killer diamond-and-sapphire striped ring made in 1925 - the height of the Art Deco era. Set in 18k white gold with 12 .01ct diamonds and 18 calibre cut sapphires, it's a wonderful example of Style Moderne geometry and proportion. 

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  • Materials: 18k white gold, 12 .01ct diamonds, 18 calibre cut sapphires .15ctw.
  • Age: c. 1925
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 4, but can be resized for an additional $90. Face is 12.5mm x 10.2mm and hoop measures 2.3mm. 
  • Location: To see this ring in person, visit our shop in Nolita, New York. 

 

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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

A killer diamond-and-sapphire striped ring made in 1925 - the height of the Art Deco era. Set in 18k white gold with 12 .01ct diamonds and 18 calibre cut sapphires, it's a wonderful example of Style Moderne geometry and proportion. 

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more

  • Materials: 18k white gold, 12 .01ct diamonds, 18 calibre cut sapphires .15ctw.
  • Age: c. 1925
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 4, but can be resized for an additional $90. Face is 12.5mm x 10.2mm and hoop measures 2.3mm. 
  • Location: To see this ring in person, visit our shop in Nolita, New York. 

 

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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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