A rich red ruby, weighing .60 carat, radiates from the center of a bright-white and sparkling oval diamond frame in this classic 'halo' ring dating from around 1910. The top is platinum, the size 4 1/4(-) ring shank is 14K yellow gold.
This exquisite little Victorian jewel features a ruby-centered, pearl-petaled flower further ornamented with tiny granulation work and fancy repousse shoulders. Delicately crafted in 18K yellow gold and as sweet as can be from the mid-to-latter 1800s. Ring size 4 1/2.
A sweet and lovely, and somewhat petite on top (5/16 inch across), flower ring centering on a small rich red ruby encircled by glittering diamond petals. The top is in platinum, the gallery and ring shank are rendered in 18K yellow gold. Stamped with English maker's mark 'HW' and engraved inside the...(more)
The first word that comes to mind when experiencing the impact of this sensational ring[s] is Wow! Three glorious bands, all of which are of a superior gemmy quality, wrap around your finger in a continuous flash of blazing technicolor. Seven luscious rich red rubies, seven bright-white and sparklin...(more)
This classic Victorian jewel, dating back to the late-nineteenth century, features an exceptionally bright, rich red Burmese ruby. The entrancing and 'gemmy' gemstone radiates from the center of a navette shape background studded with one carat of closely set antique single-cut (sometimes referred t...(more)
A classic Edwardian style three-stone ring, crafted in platinum over 18k yellow gold, centers on a vibrant, rich red faceted round ruby weighing .72 carat. The bright and shining gemstone radiates from within a finely milgrained platinum bezel and is joined on each side by sparkling European-cut dia...(more)
A unique and stunning jewel, newly made in classic Art Deco style that features an unusual diamond-shape (as in playing cards or baseball) step-cut diamond, framed concentrically with gorgeous calibre French-cut rubies and glittering round diamonds. For added dramatic effect, the diamond is delicat...(more)
A beautiful and striking platinum ring, from the fabulous forties but carrying over geometric symmetry from the previous Art Deco period, featuring rows of sparkling round-cut diamonds alternating with bright-red calibre-cut rubies. Ring size 4 with very limited re-sizing.
We hate to part with this amazingly gorgeous, original Art Deco ruby and diamond ring - (but that's what we do for a living). A luscious, electric candy apple-red, square emerald-cut ruby, accompanied by an GIA certificate stating: no-heat - Burma origin, radiates from within a superb and stunning p...(more)
A translucent raspberry-red star ruby, weighing 3.50 carats, glows between sparkling trios of round diamonds in this very lovely just-for-fun ring, crafted in 18K white gold and dating from the mid-twentieth century.
A rich, luscious-red, oval Burma ruby, weighing 1.15 carats but presenting significantly larger due to its cut, floats inside a sparkling, rounded-edge platinum and diamond frame embellished with raised diamond-set epaulets on each side. The beautiful ring dates from the early-twentieth century and ...(more)
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 cherry red 1.75 carat round cut ruby is the star in this traditional and timeless platinum ring recently hand crafted in emulation of Edwardian-era jewels. The colorful gemstone is flanked on each side by a sparkling round brilliant-cut diamond with a delicate scroll motif gallery and hand engrave...(more)
Hand crafted - circa 1900 - in platinum over 18 karat yellow gold, here is an exquisite candy cane (or barber pole) striped dinner ring set with slender lines of radiant red calibre-cut rubies alternating with twinkling antique round-cut diamonds diagonally arrayed over an elongated oval top. The ri...(more)
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 gemmy deep-red oval ruby, weighing .81 carats, takes center stage against a glistening backdrop of old mine-cut diamonds in this sublime Edwardian age jewel, crafted in platinum over 18 karat gold - circa 1900. 13/16 inch long.
This captivating hand-fabricated, turn-of-the-century treasure features a fiery 1.25 carat oval ruby in a deeply desirable red, surrounded by icy-white mine-cut diamonds. The dazzling gems are set in an elegant octagon of crisp platinum, which rests atop a pretty pierced gallery and a simple shank r...(more)
In this stunning ring a swirl of bright and dazzling round and baguette diamonds embrace the star of the show: a ravishing 1.24 carat deep-red ruby with an AGL report stating it has not been heat treated and is of Burmese origin. Beautifully hand-fabricated in platinum, this sizzler sits low on the ...(more)
Hooray for the red, white and blue! (rubies, diamonds and sapphires that is.) This colorful and very cheerful antique ring, circa 1900, presents a central cabochon oval sapphire and a pair of glowing cabochon rubies separated by two pairs of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds set across the finger in g...(more)
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!
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)
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)
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 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)
A ravishing-red, two carat, old mine, natural no-heat 'Mogok' ruby radiates from within a sparkling bright-white diamond halo in this classic Edwardian dream ring, handcrafted in platinum at the very beginning of the twentieth century.
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 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 di...(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 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)
This deep, translucent, cherry-red oval cabochon ruby tops the scales at 26.66 carats! It is bezel-set and surrounded by a scalloped border of round brilliant-cut diamonds with a large calveshead-shape diamond enlivening each shoulder. Milgrain and engraved details finish this bold, stunning and imp...(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 18 karat yellow gold. The diamonds are old mine cuts and have a total weight of 1.50 carats (H-J color, SI clari...(more)
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)
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.
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 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)
Platinum and 18K yellow gold wavy channel set ruby ring featuring 12 rectangular cut rubies (1.25 carats total weight).
A sophisticated Edwardian ring in platinum over 18K yellow gold. This lovely ring features 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. ...(more)
A radiant, wine red 3.50 carat oval Siam (Thai) ruby is presented in rich 18 karat yellow gold and is lit all around by tapered baguette diamonds with a triple row of channel-set baguettes shimmering on the shoulders - for a total weight of 4.00 carats of bright-white diamonds. A stunning, substanti...(more)
In this delightfully dimensional 1940s treat, a swirling, leafy pinwheel motif in richly hued 14 karat yellow gold surrounds a 1.19 carat, fiery purplish red ruby, dotted with eight bright and glittering single-cut diamonds. An easy-to-wear, cheerful bauble in a finger size_. Measures _inch by _inch...(more)
This beautiful bijou, from the last quarter of the last century, displays both Art Deco and Retro design inspiration. The geometric dome-style ring is crafted in 18 karat gold and centers on row of vertically channel-set baguette diamonds, flanked on each side by a tapering row of the same. For a ni...(more)
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.
An icy-white 1.60 carat European-cut diamond joins forces with a pair of intense red, round Burmese rubies to create a sparkling and dramatic expression in jewels. The three beautiful gemstones are accented with four pairs of shimmering baguette diamonds radiating outward from the corners against a ...(more)