Pyramid Ring (Sapphire)

$550.00
About Details Inspiration

During the Art Deco period, people were obsessed with technology and mechanization. Hard-edged geometry became the popular visual language of the day, and this, of course, trickled down to jewelry design. Colorful square-cut gems became wildly popular, partly because new technology allowed them to be produced faster and cheaper than ever before.  We set our 3mm square-cut sapphire backwards, showing only her pointy end, or "pavilion", which is usually hidden inside the setting.  Technically, the pavilion's cut is designed to manipulate the light from underneath the gem, but we think it looks fantastic pointing outwards.  Check out the earrings we made to match.

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  • Age: contemporary.  Made by hand in New York City.  
  • Materials: 14k gold, sapphire.  
  • Measurements:  3mm square-cut sapphire. 1mm gold band.
  • Lead Time/ Terms of Sale: Please allow 6 weeks for us to build this ring to your exact specifications. While it can be resized in the future (for an additional fee of $90), it is considered a special custom order and therefore is FINAL SALE. It is non-returnable and not eligible for exchange. 

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The square-cut isn't such a popular stone shape at the moment, but we appreciate the Deco vibes.  Also, the pyramid reminds us of another 1920's phenomenon, the Egyptian Revival period, which followed the remarkable discovery of King Tut's tomb by the English archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922. The great pyramids of Egypt became a common inspirational theme for designers throughout the Art Deco era.

 

 

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Allow 6 weeks for delivery of this jewel, which we will build to your specifications. Choose carefully, because it's FINAL SALE.

About Details Inspiration

During the Art Deco period, people were obsessed with technology and mechanization. Hard-edged geometry became the popular visual language of the day, and this, of course, trickled down to jewelry design. Colorful square-cut gems became wildly popular, partly because new technology allowed them to be produced faster and cheaper than ever before.  We set our 3mm square-cut sapphire backwards, showing only her pointy end, or "pavilion", which is usually hidden inside the setting.  Technically, the pavilion's cut is designed to manipulate the light from underneath the gem, but we think it looks fantastic pointing outwards.  Check out the earrings we made to match.

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  • Age: contemporary.  Made by hand in New York City.  
  • Materials: 14k gold, sapphire.  
  • Measurements:  3mm square-cut sapphire. 1mm gold band.
  • Lead Time/ Terms of Sale: Please allow 6 weeks for us to build this ring to your exact specifications. While it can be resized in the future (for an additional fee of $90), it is considered a special custom order and therefore is FINAL SALE. It is non-returnable and not eligible for exchange. 

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The square-cut isn't such a popular stone shape at the moment, but we appreciate the Deco vibes.  Also, the pyramid reminds us of another 1920's phenomenon, the Egyptian Revival period, which followed the remarkable discovery of King Tut's tomb by the English archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922. The great pyramids of Egypt became a common inspirational theme for designers throughout the Art Deco era.

 

 

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