Vintage Platinum and Sapphire Eternity Ring

$1,200.00
About Details History

This vintage platinum and sapphire eternity ring measures 3.2mm in width and is channel-set with 24 approximately .10ct sapphires. With it's smooth edges and deep blue tones, this ring would make a gorgeous alternative to a diamond wedding band. This ring is a US 6.25 and cannot be resized.

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  • Materials: platinum, 24 x approximately .10ct sapphires
  • Age: c. 1940
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: US 6.25, cannot be resized; 3.2mm hoop, 2.5mm rise off the finger
  • Location: To see this ring in person, please visit our shop in Nolita, NYC.
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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 vintage platinum and sapphire eternity ring measures 3.2mm in width and is channel-set with 24 approximately .10ct sapphires. With it's smooth edges and deep blue tones, this ring would make a gorgeous alternative to a diamond wedding band. This ring is a US 6.25 and cannot be resized.

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  • Materials: platinum, 24 x approximately .10ct sapphires
  • Age: c. 1940
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: US 6.25, cannot be resized; 3.2mm hoop, 2.5mm rise off the finger
  • Location: To see this ring in person, please visit our shop in Nolita, NYC.
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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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