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 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 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)
A rounded cushion-cut, deep cornflower-blue sapphire weighing 2.40 carats is lovingly held by a quartet of split prongs. Straight baguette diamonds, totaling one carat, channel-set side by side, gently taper down the ring shank. Stylishly tailored in rich 14K yellow gold. Currently ring size 5 1/2.
A dreamy, bright, deep raspberry pink sapphire (just on the cusp of rubydom) glistens and gleams from atop a sparkling early-twentieth century, elegantly domed, platinum and diamond mounting created in consummate Edwardian style, circa 1910-1920s. Magnifique.
Phenomenal old gem material, transformed into a truly magnificent bullet-shape (or ‘sugarloaf’) cabochon, is showcased in a sublime Edwardian mounting, circa 1900. This impressive, collectable and mesmerizing 16.40 carat natural, no heat sapphire is graced with a delicate halo of fine European-c...(more)
A sleekly tailored and colorful alternative to a tried-and-true diamond engagement ring, this modern jewel is crafted in platinum and showcases a horizontally-set, faceted oval sapphire, weighing just a point shy of one-and-a-half carats, with a very vibrant, bright royal blue hue. The delicately mi...(more)
An impressive gray-blue star sapphire with a bright and solid six-legged star and weighing approximately 20.00 carats, is flush-set in a handsome mounting of 14 karat white gold. The lustrous, denim colored, 20 carat gemstone is accented by a pair of triangular step-cut diamonds totaling .35 carats....(more)