An enchanting white opal displaying predominant bright pink flashes against a multi-colored background, fills the center of this classic antique halo ring. The beautiful gemstone is framed by a 12 sparkling white old mine-cut diamonds total a half-carat. The top measures 9/16 by 1/2 inch, currently ...(more)
Just shy of 1 inch long, here is a charming navette (or marquise) shape dinner ring, circa 1930s. The ring shimmers with a carved rock quartz crystal, pierced in the center with a tiny twinkling single-cut diamond, set inside and atop a scalloped gold frame. Currently ring size 7.
A bright luscious green emerald-cut emerald, weighing about 1.25 carats, glistens and glows inside a sparkling white frame of transitional round brilliant-cut diamonds in this traditional and timeless jewel, hand crafted in platinum, circa mid-20th century. The under-galley is finished with an open ...(more)
From Edwardian England, Chester, 1901 to be exact (the hallmarks tell us so), comes this pristine and precious ruby and and diamond flower ring, crafted in rich 18K yellow gold and platinum. Seven petals sparkle with bright-white, old Swiss-cut diamonds encircling a rich red faceted oval ruby. Delig...(more)
A classic Victorian design is perfectly emulated in this three-stone opal and diamond ring, recently crafted in England in rich 18K yellow gold. The enchanting trio displays a wide ranging palette of electric pastel colors with emphasis on green, blue and pink, further enlivened by two pairs of bri...(more)
An electric royal blue oval sapphire, weighing 2.32 carats, is elegantly presented in platinum and diamonds in this exceptionally lovely vintage ring, crafted in platinum, circa 1930s-40s, by Birks Jewelers (formerly Henry Birks & Sons, now Birks & Mayors), one of the most renowned jewelers'...(more)
This cool and refreshing, luscious liquid blue, 17.42 carat aquamarine boasts a striking and distinctive octagonal outline, ideal for this classic Mid-Century cocktail ring. The captivating gemstone glistens above and between a pair of sparkling, three-tiered diamond-studded steps crafted in platinu...(more)
Relatively petite that is. A velvety blue .70 carat emerald-cut sapphire glistens between a pair of sparkling diamond-set shoulders in this very lovely vintage ring, crafted in platinum during the mid-twentieth century. A perfect sapphire engagement ring. Currently ring size 5.
Hooray for the red, white & blue! The ruby and sapphire in this amazing three-stone ring are so perfect that we couldn't tell if they were synthetic or genuine - we opted to get a second opinion from Stone Group Laboratories - (Advanced Gemological Services to the Trade). The verdict: ...(more)
A faded denim-blue cabochon sapphire, with a shimmering star (a.k.a. asterism), weighing 12 carats, resides in a beautifully sculpted, low-profile mounting, designed and rendered in 10K white gold and silver (quite unusual) by the estimable Philadelphia jeweler - J.E. Caldwell. The mounting is artfu...(more)
A sweet little (3/8 inch diameter) flower, plucked from an English garden during the first or second decade of the last century, centers on a faceted round blue sapphire encircled by sparkling diamond petals. Crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold, stamped inside the size 6 1/4 ring shank with Bri...(more)
A petite, yet gemmy, bright green emerald is the central attraction in this exquisitely designed and executed, original early-Art Deco dinner, or right hand, ring. This extra-lovely almost antique jewel was finely hand crafted in platinum, circa 1920s, and displays an artful combination of Edwardian...(more)