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Chinese Jade Gent's Ring with Dragons

A shiny spinach green jadeite cabochon (for some reason not quite as nice as it looks in our photo with the directed lighting), is closely guarded left and right by a pair of fierce Chinese dragons, each bearing a tiny twinkling diamond in its jaws. The artful repousse style details continue all aro...(more)

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Vintage Bezel-Set Aquamarine Ring

A small scale, super sweet Aquamarine ring from the early 20th century. The 1.00 carat oval cut Aqua is bezel set in platinum over gold atop a slightly newer shank finished with engraved details. Finger size 4. Please note that this ring can only be sized up or down one size.

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Large Natural Burmese Jade Ring

A large and lovely, natural, thick double cabochon jade, measuring an impressive 1 inch long by 11/16 inch wide is bezel-set in a handmade, two-tone (yellow and rose) gold mounting, circa 1930s-40s. The grassy green jade is highly translucent and mottled (or marbled) in variegated lighter green shad...(more)

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Art Deco Rose Quartz and Enamel Ring

A unique and artsy Art Deco ring featuring a partially faceted cabochon rose quartz accented with dramatic red and black enamel atop a white gold filigree mounting. American, circa 1930. Very cool indeed. Ring size 6 3/4.

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Antique Quartz Crystal and Seed Pearl Ring.

A foil-backed colorless cabochon quartz, surrounded by natural seed pearls, reflects what remains of the original red coloration resulting in an intriguing and shimmering glow in this rare and wonderful mid-nineteenth century bauble. 11/16 inch high by just under 9/16 inch wide. Please note that thi...(more)

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Vintage 14k Quartz and Diamond Ring

This sleek and substantial 1930s Depression-era ring features a central rectangular plaque of carved quartz, pierced in the center with a bright and sparkling brilliant-cut diamond, and set in a 14k white gold Art Deco ring with pierced shoulders and touches of hand-engraving. Ring measures 7/8 inc...(more)

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Vintage 18k Yellow Gold Moonstone Ring

An elongated oval, high-cabochon moonstone exudes a mesmerizing shimmer from within a decoratively engraved bezel setting in this 1930s vintage Art Deco ring, sturdily handcrafted in rich 18K yellow gold. The fluted ring shank is currently size 8.

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Large Intaglio Two-Tone Gold Gents Ring

This sizable, substantial and masterfully crafted gents' ring with stately, multi-dimensional, neo-classic ornamentation, regally presents - in hand-carved root beer color carnelian - a Roman soldier (or mythological character) sporting a helmet crowned with wheat. This extraordinary ring, measuring...(more)

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Green Chrysoberyl Cat's-Eye Gent's Ring

For the man who has everything, a highly unusual and particularly bold and striking gent's ring featuring a deep olive green cabochon chrysoberyl clocking in at about 23 carats. The phenomenal gemstone is naturally imbued with a chatoyant (cat's-eye) effect that shimmers vertically down the center o...(more)

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Art Deco Aquamarine and Diamond Ring

This original Art Deco (circa 1920s-30s) jewel centers on a softly hued cushion-cut aquamarine set within a surround of platinum topped 18k yellow gold. A lovely example of the combination of geometric, curvilinear and floral motifs used during the Art Deco period. The pretty pastel gemstone is acc...(more)

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Vintage Citrine and Seed Pearl Ring

An especially lovely, elongated emerald-cut citrine casts an enchanting golden glow in this 1930s vintage, Depression-era bauble, die-struck in sturdy 10K white gold and overlaid on each side with a golden blossom. A tiny strand of pearls further frames the gorgeous gemstone. The ring measures 7/8 i...(more)

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Vintage Coral and Diamond Ring

A natural, sizable (over 1/2 inch), rich salmon colored barrel shaped Mediterranean Coral is mounted east to west in this sleek, mid-century just-for-fun ring, hallmarked indicating design and manufacture in Naples, Italy in 18K gold. Narrow channels of prong-set diamonds border the central coral le...(more)

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