Vintage modernism 14k yellow gold diamond and blue sapphire geometric pinwheel dome ring, size 6-1/4. Stunning and unusual mounting has flat triangular panels that form a geometric pinwheel with alternating highly polished and softly frosted satin finished panels. Three of the planes are loaded with round brilliant cut 1.5 mm (.01ct. .25cttw) diameter diamonds, 12 in one panel, 8 in one panel, and 5 in one panel. The diamonds are all eye clean and have beautiful sparkle and good color. In the center of all the drama is a round brilliant cut blue sapphire which measures 5.2 mm in diameter (.65 carat). It is securely set in a four prong mounting. It has a lovely vibrant blue color and excellent clarity. The ring weighs 5.5 grams. The band tapers to 2.8mm at the back of the ring shank making it safe and suitable for sizing. Hallmarked "14K" on the inside of the band. In excellent well babied condition. A vintage estate piece no more than 50 years in age.
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Gemstone variety: Sapphire
Weight: 0.65 cts.
Color: 155 - medium dark Blue; very slightly greyish
Clarity: VS, Eye clean 2
We use GIA diamond and colored stone grading standards as well as subscribing to Gemval reference guide services. We are GIA certified in Diamonds, Diamond Grading, Colored Stones, and Gem Identification.
Sapphire is the blue variety of the mineral corundum. Very durable, positively regal, and prized throughout the ages, including numerous references in both the old and new testaments of The Bible. The gem symbolizes nobility, truth, and faithfulness and has adorned high clergy and royalty throughout the ages. Sapphires durability, second only to diamond, make it a wise choice for everyday wear, and for an alternative to the diamond engagement ring. Sapphire is also the traditional gem of choice for the 5th wedding anniversary.
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: any "dark" areas you may see in the images are merely camera reflections. The many faceted highly polished planes cause extreme reflection making this a difficult piece to photograph.
OUR RETURN/REFUND POLICY:
If you live within the United States and wish to return an item, you MUST notify us within the allowable THREE (3) DAY INSPECTION PERIOD after you receive it. We will refer to the USPS delivery confirmation (tracking) date that was provided to you at the time of your purchase. Layaways are Non-Refundable, transactions made outside of the United States are Non-Refundable. NO EXCEPTIONS. We do not charge restock fees for returns. Refunds are issued less shipping costs.
The following conditions apply:
1) The item must be mailed back to us within 7 days of notification.
2) The item must be returned via USPS in its original packaging, insured for the full purchase price with delivery confirmation. Buyer is responsible for return shipping costs.
3) The item must be received in the same condition as when it was shipped to you, with any tags or identifying marks intact.
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