Stunning vintage Art Deco 14k white gold filigree ring with 1.72 carats of genuine garnets, and diamond, signed Belais, size 5-3/4. Measures 13/16" in length x 7/16" in width, and weighs 3.4 grams. Hallmarked and maker marked inside the ring shank "14k Belais". The two unusual fancy cut triangular faceted genuine garnets have a deeply saturated wine color and measure 6mm x 7mm x 3mm (.86 ct, 1.72 cttw). Round faceted single cut 1.7mm diamond in the center. In exceptional extremely well babied condition. Circa 1920. Garnets are the birthstone for the month of January.
About the maker: Belais Manufacturing Company- New York, New York. Founded by David Belais (1863 - June 5, 1933), was among the early manufacturers of white gold jewelry in the United States. Patented and revolutionized white gold as a substitute for platinum in 1920. WE CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH MANY LINKS TO ARTICLES ABOUT THIS MAKER, PLEASE INQUIRE...
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Gemstone variety: Rhodolite Garnet (Pyrope-Almandine)
Weight: 0.86 cts.
Color: 222 - medium dark slightly purplish Red; strong
Clarity: VS, Eye clean 2
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