A lavender-blue sugarloaf star sapphire, weighing about 5.50 carats and imbued with a shimmering six-legged star, centers a circular 14K yellow gold frame supported by neoclassical shoulders, in this striking, 1930s vintage, Art Deco just-for-fun ring. Ring size 7.
This magnificent Art Deco dazzler, circa 1920s-30s, features three gorgeous gemstones: a central 3.46 carat natural, electric cornflower blue sapphire, accompanied on each side by a pair of bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamonds weighing one carat-plus each. The extraordinary jewel is mast...(more)
When viewed from the sides, this extraordinary early-twentieth-century sapphire ring is guaranteed to to turn an onlooker into stone, (that is, if he/she isn't stoned already). The central, high-domed (aka 'sugarloaf') royal-blue sapphire, weighing approximately 2.00 carats, is supported east and we...(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)
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 contemporary (late-20th century) ring, crafted in rich 18K yellow gold, highlighting a vibrant yellow, cushion-cut sapphire, weighing 1.50 carats. The sunshiny gemstone is flanked by three round-cut diamonds on each side and is bordered by two glistening rows of baguette-cut diamonds, bringing th...(more)
A vibrant, velvety blue, cushion-cut sapphire, weighing .84 carat, is featured in this 1950s vintage engagement ring, crafted in two-tone 14 karat gold. The luscious blue gemstone is set with claw prongs and highlighted by three small accent diamonds glinting on each side. Currently a finger size 8....(more)
A truly sensational antique ring from the mid-19th century. A light, almost moonstone blue sapphire has been carved into a classic female profile. The frame is a delightful combination of emeralds and red, white and green enamel. The cameo and frame more than likely once served as a pin or pendant a...(more)
A brilliant, deep purple-pink, faceted oval sapphire, weighing one-and-a-half carats, is tastefully presented in this modern split shank mounting, crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold and studded with two rows of sparkling white round brilliant-cut diamonds. A stunning, sturdy and sleekly tailored r...(more)