Enchanting 5.50ctw Art Deco Wedding Ring Set ~ This magical star sapphire is surrounded by a halo of genuine rubies and has a matching fitted band. The sapphire measures 9.60mm x 9.75mm x 4.15mm, 4.20ctw, it has a smooth round cabochon finish and a rough back. The sapphire shows wonderful natural inclusions and some of the parent rock still on the back. The crystal has a semi-transparent body with a light purple color in incandescent lighting and light blue in the sunlight. The photographs were taken both indoors and outside.
The six point white star appears strong in the sunlight and travels around the face. The 26 rubies measure 2.0mm each, 1.30ctw, they have a gorgeous deep red and they all show natural inclusions. The ring has a combined gemstone total of 5.50ctw.
The settings are 14k yellow gold with white gold gem settings and both rings are tested as 14k. The sapphire ring is a size 6, the fitted band is a size 5 3/4+ and they can be re-sized to any size you want. The assembled face measures 11/16" high (North~South) x 5/8" wide and the face of sapphire sits 5/16" up off your finger. The rings together weigh a combined 6.40g.
The set is in excellent vintage condition. The rings show minimal wear commensurate with age. There is one tiny nick on the edge of one ruby in the band, nothing you can notice without magnification. A couple of inclusions reach the surface on the sapphire, this is a shiny polished and unfilled surface, there are no cracks, breaks or chips in the sapphire. There is no damage or repairs to the settings and the two rings snug right up against each other. You will adore this very rare and romantic set!