Wowee! This wonderful and wild Retro bauble, crafted in two-tone gold and platinum, perfectly reflects the gaiety and glamor of the 1940s. The bold and sweeping swirl design, glittering with a central 2.00 carat round faceted ruby, embellished with sparkling European-cut diamonds and calibre rubies,...(more)
Five alternating stepped rows of channel-set rubies and small prong-set single-cut diamonds form this very cool and striking Retro ring, artfully fashioned in bright 18 karat white gold - circa 1940s - with distinct Art Deco influence. Chic!
A distinctive and distinguished gentleman's ring in glorious red and white. The geometrically sculpted ring , handcrafted in bright and sturdy 14 karat white gold, presents a central round faceted ruby flanked on each side by a sparkling old mine-cut diamond. This ring was probably made or re-made i...(more)
This gorgeous, classic Victorian style 'carved' ring was crafted in London, England during the latter-twentieth century, incorporating vintage diamonds in faithful emulation of a nineteenth-century original. This ravishing ring stars an extraordinary 2.00 carat rich raspberry reddish-pink sapphire (...(more)
Three sparkling, vertically set, round brilliant-cut diamonds set in platinum are are framed by bright, curving, calibre-cut rubies set in 18k yellow gold. The split shank is decorated by sixteen full-cut diamonds in platinum-topped 18k yellow gold. Beautiful and beautifully made, presumably in Gre...(more)
Just in time for Valentine's Day! (2014) a romantic treasure from late-Victorian/early-Edwardian England. A bright red oval cushion-cut ruby and a pair of heart shape rubies are all comfortably nestled in an array of bright-white and sparkling old mine-cut diamonds in this truly delightful antique j...(more)
A bright red and lively faceted round ruby, weighing one-and-a-half carats, is the glistening centerpiece of this gorgeous, original Edwardian bombe’ style three-stone ring. The beautiful bezel-set ruby is highlighted on each side by a sparkling one carat European-cut diamond also set in platinum ...(more)
From 1868 London, England (the hallmarks tell us so) a thoroughly delightful tapered band ring, crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold, twinkling with a trio of bright red rubies and a pair of old mine-cut diamonds. Size 8 3/5 - Pristine.
From Chester, England - circa 1916 - a very sweet and petite 18 karat yellow gold band-style ring glistening with a pair of rubies alternating with tiny diamonds. Fully hallmarked inside of ring shank.
A rare, radiant red emerald-cut ruby - weighing 2.20 carats - and accompanied by an AGL certificate which states: no heat enhancement and Burmese origin - glistens and glows from within sparkling concentric frames of teeny-tiny old mine-cut diamonds in this ravishing, original Edwardian-era ring fro...(more)
A big, bold and beautiful bauble from the fabulous forties. A bright red cluster of nineteen round faceted rubies is outlined by sparkling 18 karat yellow gold and diamond petals in this fun and festive just-for-fun, or cocktail, ring. This wonderful Retro jewel measures 1 inch in diameter.
A gemmy, luscious hot pinkish-red gumdrop, weighing 2.40 carats, is served up on the half shell in this chic and sumptuous jewel, dating from the late 1930's. The bright and glowing cabochon ruby is embraced on all sides with sparkling baguette and round diamonds, artfully arrayed in the form of a s...(more)
A jumbo 42 carat man-made star ruby with a glowing pinkish-red color and a vivid six-pointed star is wreathed in diagonal rows of round brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds in this glorious and glamorous mid-twentieth century bauble, crafted in platinum. The top of this extraordinary, sizable and s...(more)
A gemmy and luscious bright red unheated Burmese ruby, weighing 1.60 carats, radiates from between a pair of glistening old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.50 carats, in this classic English made three-stone ring, well crafted in platinum - circa 1930. Even our gifted photographer is unable t...(more)
A .55 carat round faceted ruby, surrounded by a channel of diamonds, crowns this late-twentieth century ring, crafted in platinum. The highly ornamented ring is adorned with decorative openwork and a flash of diamonds streaming down each shoulder. A beautiful bargain-priced bauble.
An extremely cool and artistic, geometrically designed, high-fashion ring from the fabulous forties. This stunning and substantial example of wearable sculpture is crafted in rosy-yellow gold and platinum and glistens with round brilliant diamonds and bright-red calibre rubies. French hallmarks ind...(more)
A constellation of diamond stars orbit a bright red ruby planet in this darling Victorian ring from Birmingham, England, circa 1890. This extra lovely antique ring is further adorned with deeply and gracefully carved shoulders. 18 karat yellow gold; English hallmarks abound inside the ring shank.
A gorgeous, deeply-saturated red, round, faceted ruby weighing 1.17 carats is bezel set (in white gold - a clever and subtle design flourish to match the white diamonds) atop a streamlined 18k yellow gold setting adorned with three rows of high-color, slender, baguette diamonds set horizontally half...(more)
This very cool and highly stylized Retro diamond ring is redolent of the glamorous nineteen forties from whence it came. A bright and shining .55 carat European-cut diamond radiates from a slightly sloped buckle motif top composed of bright red calibre rubies, a sparkling crescent of small round dia...(more)
This classic navette shape Victorian ring sparkles with eighteen tightly-set old mine-cut diamonds and a single deep red ruby. This darling, modestly-sized dazzler, circa 1885, measures just shy of three-quarters of an inch long.
A fanciful, festive and colorful Victorian-era ring composed of bright pear shape rubies and emeralds radiating around a central European cut diamond, embellished further by graceful scrolls of rose-cut diamonds.This distinctively beautiful antique ring is finely hand fabricated in platinum over 18...(more)
A distinctive and quintessentially Art Deco ring crafted in platinum, diamonds and rubies - circa 1925. Three rolling rows of sparkling diamonds alternate with two rows of calibre rubies and is finished with architecturally sculpted shoulders. A cheerful, original vintage right-hand ring in glorious...(more)
A simply stunning dinner ring from late 19th century France.
Three Victorian floral motifs with round and oval-shaped petals are composed of gemmy red old-mine Burma rubies surrounding old European-cut diamond centers. The blossoms are outlined by an undulating line of small antique cushion-cut diam...(more)
This sleek and stylish platinum sparkler is Art Deco inspired with .80 carats of invisibly set rubies at its center, highlighted by .50 carats of gleaming white diamonds down the ring's tapered shoulders. An easy to wear stunner!
From the Grecian Isles comes this bold and fabulous ancient-style ring crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold and featuring a 2.00 carat cabochon ruby. The ring exhibits tiny granulated bead work throughout, hand engraving, a fluted ring shank and a hand hammered finish underneath. Exotic and fun.
From the fabulous forties, a rare matching bracelet and ring in the classic Retro belt and buckle style. The relatively slender - 3/8 inch wide - bracelet is crafted in a lithe brick pattern with small rubies set in the buckle and the 'V' shape belt end, with a diamond set prong. The matching ring m...(more)
Ultra modern platinum retro ring with a broad stroke of rubies flanked by diamonds across the top centered with a brilliant diamond. Jane Jetson would love this space age marvel.
This turn of the century ruby and diamond ring is exquisitely paved with fine high domed rose cuts of a quality we rarely see. They are very white and with the exception af a couple of small wear chips very high clarity. They fill the heart that is centered with an oval ruby. The top of the ring ...(more)
Vodka with a splash of cranberry or a smashing cocktail ring? Grace your finger with this ring centered with a brilliant 1 carat oval cut ruby encircled with two rows of diamonds set in 18K yellow gold. The diamonds are old mine cuts and have a total weight of 1.50 carats (HIJ color, SI clarity).
This very cool asymmetrical and concave scroll motif Retro ring from the 1940s features a 1.00 carat deep red round-cut ruby accented with a swoosh of calibre rubies. Small diamonds and an additional row of calibre rubies lend extra sparkle to this chic and graceful, multi-dimensional Retro treasure...(more)
A no less than spectacular, all original, gem of a ring from the 1920's. The central bright white marquise diamond, bezel set in platinum, weighs about .60 carats and is wrapped in deep, rich red calibre rubies set in contrasting 18K yellow gold. The outer frame sparkles with old European cut diamon...(more)
A lovely, classic Victorian twin-stone ring featuring a high-quality, old Siamese ruby of a deep, vibrant magenta-red color, paired with a dazzling white European cut diamond. Both stones measure approximately 1.15 carats each. The "18 ct" (hence, of British origin) and platinum setting was apparent...(more)
Retro flare! Rose cut diamonds set in silver on a rising arch of 14 karat gold. The diamonds are flanked by square shaped synthetic rubies.
This bold and beautiful fifties fun ring features an overlapping leaf design crowned with rubies, sapphires and emeralds. 18 Karat yellow gold.
A horizontally set, gemmy Burmese ruby of about 1.00 carat is enveloped by an array of closely set old mine cut diamonds. The older gemstones, circa 1910-1920, were evidently remounted into this lovely, soft domed mounting of a timeless design with both a vintage and yet contemporary feel.
A cool, 'Bulgari-esque' three-stone band. The band features an oval-shaped ruby set sideways, flanked on either side by a pear-shaped gemstone: one sapphire, one emerald. Very 1980's! Great color. 18 karat yellow gold.
A unique and beautiful Art Deco style ring featuring a distinctive step-cut kite diamond framed with gorgeous calibre French-cut rubies and round diamonds. For added dramatic effect, the diamond is outlined in black enamel. Hand engraved 18 karat yellow gold with platinum top.
A Retro masterwork with Art Deco influence, this sophisticated design is rendered in 14 karat yellow gold, rose gold and platinum to show off this deep, richly saturated red ruby of Burmese origin. Three vintage square cut diamonds roll over the scrolled design which also incorporates five European ...(more)
A gorgeous deep red, oval Burmese Ruby weighing 3.13 carats is situated between two stunning, superior quality antique cushion diamonds in this newly created Edwardian style handmade platinum setting. An extraordinary and impressive treasure.
Like so many jewels from the relatively brief Retro period this happy ring seems to smile at you (and everyone else too). A center cluster of lively round Burma rubies (typical of the period) are surrounded by an eliptical stack of flaired concentric wires. A pair of diamond set flames add an extra ...(more)
A striking combination of crimson red rubies and royal blue sapphires adorn this 18 karat yellow gold Retro dome ring. The fanciful assortment of faceted rubies are accented by their bezel settings and have a combined total weight of approximately 2.75 carats. The cabochon sapphires which are clean...(more)
Stunning, Deco and Retro inspired geometric dome style, 18k ring, contains one central row of channel-set straight square-faceted diamonds, flanked by a tapering row of square, faceted diamonds, which are bordered by tapering channels of perfectly matched square rubies! Please note that this ring ca...(more)
Platinum and 18K yellow gold wavy channel set ruby ring featuring 12 rectangular cut rubies (1.25 carats total weight).
Platinum over 18K yellow gold elegant candy cane striped dinner ring set with diagonal lines of calibre cut rubies (.50 carat total weight) and Antique round cut diamonds (.50 carat total weight, H-J color, VS-SI clarity), dotted with rose cut diamonds on the shoulders, circa 1900.
A cherry red 1.75 carat round cut ruby is the star in this timeless hand crafted platinum ring, flanked on either side by a round brilliant cut diamond (1.43 carats total weight, J color, VS2-SI1 clarity) with a delicate scroll motif gallery and hand engraved foliate motif details along the shank.
Platinum ladies ring featuring alternating rows of round cut diamonds (46 total, 1.30 carats total weight, H-J color, SI-I1 clarity) and calibre cut rubies (23 total, 1.00 carat total weight).
Edwardian platinum over 18K yellow gold ring featuring a .50 carat antique cushion cut ruby sweetened by two rows of old mine cut diamonds (1.75 carats total weight, H-J color, VS-SI clarity) radiating out in an octagonal shape and set into the pierced shoulders.
Sophisticated Edwardian ring in platinum over 18K yellow gold featuring a central round white 6.9 millimeter natural pearl framed by an octagonal pierced platinum plaque set with four sparkling European-cut and thirty-two rose-cut diamonds accented with a calibre cut ruby border. A superb and stunni...(more)
Fabulous 3.50 carat oval ruby bezel set and lit by a channel set tapered baguette cut diamond border and channel set baguette cut shoulders featuring 4.00 carats of diamonds (G-I color, VS clarity), crafted in 18K yellow gold.
A highly dimensional pinwheel leaf motif in richly hued 14 karat yellow gold centers on a lovely deep red, brilliant ruby, weighing 1.19 carats, surrounded by eight glittering single-cut white diamonds. One-of-a-kind.