A seriously 'gemmy', natural, no-heat sapphire, weighing 4.90 carat and originating from old Burma beams from within a newly handmade platinum mounting, rendered in enduring vintage style, enlivened with French-cut diamonds shimmering along the shoulders and tiny round diamonds glittering on the si...(more)
Unique, chic and magnifique! This intriguingly gorgeous vintage jewel, hand fabricated in platinum, circa 1930s-40s, highlights a sumptuous Ceylon blue emerald-cut sapphire, weighing 5.68 carats, bearing an AGL gemstone report stating: No gemological evidence of heat treatment. Ceylon (Sri Lanka) or...(more)
A gorgeous, richly saturated, royal-blue cushion-cut sapphire, weighing 7.68 carats, radiates from within a sparkling white diamond halo in this ravishing and regal antique jewel, hand-fabricated in 14K yellow gold, circa 1900. This majestic and impressive jewel measures 13/16 (just shy of 3/4) inch...(more)
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)
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.