Antique jewelry object group
engagement ring (or anniversary ring)

Condition
very good condition
more info on our condition scale

Country of origin
Belgium

Style
Art Deco - Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style which had its origins in Paris in the first decades of the 20th century. The style originated in the 1920s and continued to be employed until after World War II. The term "art deco" first saw wide use after an exhibition in 1966, referring to the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes that was the culmination of high-end style modern in Paris. Led by the best designers in the decorative arts such as fashion, and interior design, Art Deco affected all areas of design throughout the 1920s and 1930s, including architecture and industrial design, as well as the visual arts such as painting, the graphic arts and film. At the time, this style was seen as elegant, glamorous, functional and modern.
See also: Art Deco
more info on styles

Style specifics
Abstract motives and geometrical forms are quite typical for the Art Deco period. Art Deco moved away from the soft pastels and organic forms of its style predecessor, Art Nouveau, and embraced influences from many different styles and movements of the early 20th century, including Neoclassical, Constructivism, Cubism, Modernism, and Futurism. Its popularity peaked in Europe during the Roaring Twenties and continued strongly in the United States through the 1930s. Although many design movements have political or philosophical roots or intentions, Art Deco was purely decorative.

Period
ca. 1920
Events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era.

Material
platinum (touchstone tested)
more info on precious metals

Extra information
Betrothal rings were used during Roman times, but weren't generally revived in the Western world until the 13th century. The first well-documented use of a diamond ring to signify engagement was by the Archduke Maximilian of Austria in imperial court of Vienna in 1477, upon his betrothal to Mary of Burgundy.

Before the 20th century, other types of betrothal gifts were common. Before the end of the 19th century, the bride-to-be frequently received a sewing thimble rather than a engagement ring. This practice was particularly common among religious groups that shunned jewelry. Engagement rings didn't become standard in the West until the end of the 19th century, and diamond rings didn't become common until the 1930s. Now, 80% of the women are offered a diamond ring to signify engagement. (from: Wikipedia)

Diamonds
Four old mine brilliant cut diamonds with an estimated weight of ± 1.00ct
Ten single old brilliant cut diamonds (also called 8/8) with an estimated weight of ± 0.20ct

Total diamond count
14 pcs.

Total diamond weight
approx. 1.20 crt with an average colour and clarity F/I, vs/si

All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
All diamonds we offer are screened by the I.J.G.C. for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.

Precious stones
One sapphire with an estimated weight of ± 1.70ct
52 carre cut sapphires . We did not check if the sapphires are lab produced or not as this information has no influence on the value of this jewel. Natural sapphires and lab produced sapphires were both used in this era, rather more for their effect than for their intrinsic value. with an estimated weight of ± ct
All color stone weights are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
It is a very common practice to treat gemstones to intensify their clarity or colour. The item in question has not been tested in this regard.

Birthstones
Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and sapphire for September.
more info on birthstones

Hallmarks
Belgian hallmark pt950 for platinum
more info on hallmarks

Dimensions
top of ring 1,71 cm (0,67 inch) x 1,62 cm (0,64 inch)
see picture with a ruler in millimeters and inches

Weight
6,60 gram (4,24 dwt)

Ring size Continental EU: 65 & 20¾ , Size USA: 11¼ , Size UK: W

Resizing
Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
more info on ring sizes

Adin Reference Nº
22154-0089

Copyright photography
Adin, fine antique jewellery


Comes with certificate of authenticity. Free insured shipping.
ITEM ID
22154-0089
COLOR
Blue, White
ITEM TYPE
Antique
STYLE
Art Deco
TYPE
Estate
STONE
Diamond, Sapphire
ITEM SIZE
Ring size Continental EU: 65 & 20¾ , Size USA: 11¼ , Size UK: W
MATERIAL
Platinum

Adin Antique Jewellery

Vintage Art Deco Platinum Diamond and Sapphire Engagement Ring

€12,000
~ $12,666

Add to Cart
Email Shop Owner
Alert

3 other shoppers are interested in this item


High quality Fine Antique and Vintage Jewellery
Established in 1983, Adin is specializing in fine antique and vintage jewellery

Gold

since 2008

Shipping:Free
Insurance:Included
Est. Sales Tax:TBD
Shipping to: USA
change


Adin Antique Jewellery


Antwerpen , Antwerp , Belgium This Shop is rated Gold - 100 or more sales Goldsince 2008