French Belle Epoque No-Heat Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet
ABOUT THIS BRACELET
Belle Epoque is French for "Beautiful Epoch," a time in European French history (between 1871-80 and the beginning of WW1) when art, in all forms, flourished. This marvelous masterpiece is an exemplary jewel of the era. The color of the eight beautiful bright cornflower blue sapphires (29 carats total weight) is wonderfully enhanced by octagonal frames set with lively European-cut diamonds, joined together via openwork square links, each set with a quartet of European cuts centered by a glittering old mine cut. Magnifique! Total diamond weight, 4.75 carats. Sapphires accompanied by a gemological report from Stone Group Laboratories stating Natural. No Indications of Thermal Enhancement. Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Hand fabricated in platinum, it measures 7 1/2 inches. Condition note: two of the old mine-cut diamonds have chips commensurate with the age of the piece. sapphires show general wear, one sapphire has an eye visible indented natural.