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Art Deco Onyx Cameo Ring

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30-1-12008

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ABOUT THIS RING

This intricately designed Depression-era delight, brought to you in glorious black & white, has it all, including something not commonly seen in jewelry from this period (circa 1930) - a cameo - and an unusual one at that. The silhouette of a lovely old world lady carved in and outlined by glossy black onyx stands out beautifully against a contrasting white background. The portrait is embellished all around with a strand of tiny seed pearls with delightful orange blossoms accenting each corner. The gallery is a masterpiece of filigree design and the equally ornate shoulders are adorned with a lovely bow. You, and everyone else, will not be able to take your eyes off of it. Crafted in 14K gold, currently ring size 6 1/2.

Details

Materials:
14 Karat White Gold
Current Ring Size:
6 1/2 Most rings can be resized up or down one size unless noted and sometimes more.
Length:
3/4 Inch
Width:
1/2 Inch
Height:
1/4 Inch
Gram Weight:
5.3 Grams
Period:
Art Deco
Center Onyx details
Cut/Shape:
Cameo Cut
Color:
Black And White
Measurements:
16.00 x 12.50 x 3.00 mm
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

51 Seed Pearls

Shape:
Doughnut
Measurements:
0.50-0.90 mm
Color:
White

About Vintage Jewelry

Like fine wine, fine jewelry also has a “vintage”—the design period or era from which it hails. Victorian or Edwardian, Art Deco or Retro, each piece in our collection has its own special pedigree. But just because one era ended and another began, it doesn’t mean that creative jewelry makers simply forgot the lessons of the past! Many of the jewels in our cases refuse to conform to a single design period, either by striking out on their own or showing the transition from one era to the next. When such daring dazzlers are over one hundred years old, they’re generally grouped in the antique category. Anything younger than that, but still made before 1970, fits the vintage label. Every iconic era yields both singular and transitional pieces, like the ones we’ve assembled here. Follow the link at the end of each section for more about the aesthetics and history of the period.

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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