We're not sure if this unusual free form ring dates all the way back to the first decade of the last century, but it most certainly evokes a distinct Art Nouveau aesthetic. An unusual baroque freshwater pearl is enwrapped by textured leaves and shimmers between a pair of sparkling old mine-cut diamo...(more)
A big (size 11 1/2), bold, gold, man size ring designed and produced respectively by Jean Schlumberger and Tiffany & Co. in richly textured 18K yellow gold. The radiating swirl design culminates in a deep cobalt blue lapis lazuli cabochon, (almost) microscopically flecked with golden pyrite. An ...(more)
3.23 Oval Diamond GIA: Fancy Deep Brownish Yellowish Orange.
The GIA perceives three distinct colors in this entrancing diamond, in order of magnitude: orange, yellow and brown. Back in the day, however, we referred to the color as 'cognac'. Nevertheless, this is truly a unique and impressive...(more)
A romantic and ravishing vintage engagement ring - circa 1920s - crowned with a gleaming old mine-cut diamond, weighing .65 carat, crisply die-struck and hand finished in bright 18K white gold. The stunning and highly distinctive ring is graced with diamond-set, stylized heart motif shoulders and is...(more)
By Jones and Woodland, the predecessor of Krementz, comes this exotic and unusual scarab ring crowned with a turquoise-colored carved scarab. The artfully sculpted shoulders depict ancient Egyptian mother goddess Mut in her vulture headdress. It took more than a few black belt gemologists to identif...(more)
An electric Caribbean blue zircon and diamond ring, die-struck in sturdy two-tone 10K gold, by Chas, Hancock, Rhode Island 1883-1922. The collet-set gemstone radiates between a pair of tiny twinkling diamonds. Makes for a beautiful and unusual alternative engagement ring. Ring size 6.
A tiny trio of round diamonds twinkle from atop a shimmering, fancy shaped carved quartz crystal (sometimes referred to as camphor glass) in this sweet and lovely depression-era dinner ring, die-struck and hand finished in fabulous filigree with an embossed ring shank. The top measures 7/8 inch long...(more)
Best of both worlds. A majestic, high-quality (I color-SI1 clarity) modern-cut diamond, weighing 2.12 carats, has found a new/old home in this magnificent 1930s vintage Art Deco engagement ring, masterfully hand-fabricated in platinum and sprinkled throughout with tiny transitional European-cut diam...(more)
A sparkling quintet of bright sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.42 carats, join forces in this classic Victorian 'carved' ring, hand-fabricated in rich 18 karat yellow gold during the late-19th century. The five diamonds shine atop a gallery of carved graceful scrollwork. A classi...(more)
A brightly scintillating European-cut diamond , weighing half-a-carat, proudly serves as the central focus of this fabulous and feminine early Art Deco delight, elegantly handcrafted in platinum, circa 1920s-30s. The beautiful diamond shines between artfully fashioned, openwork, diamond-set shoulder...(more)
A bright-white and shining transitional round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing five points shy of half-a-carat, sparkles night and day between diamond-set navette-shape shoulders in this streamlined mid-century engagement ring, crafted in gleaming 14K white gold and finished with a sleek knife-edge ...(more)
Elegantly fashioned multi-dimensional lines distinguish this neoclassically inspired, early-Art Deco engagement ring, masterfully handcrafted in platinum and engraved inside the ring shank "D.L.D. to U.M.L. 1923" by its original owners. The stunning, almost antique jewel is crowned with a bright-wh...(more)