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This 18K red gold Retro ring from 1940 centres a grand old mine brilliant cut diamond encrusted in a platinum square platform. Two curls with edges of each four rail-set carré cut rubies rise up from the shank and boost up the central diamond. This jewel offers the opportunity of displaying a strong architectural design with an abundance of gold and glamour, while still fitting as a glove on any woman's hand.
Antique jewelry object group: rings
Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
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Style specifics: Retro Style is a recent designation for the period in the forties when large scale, stylized geometric forms, drapes, bows or ribbons were all the rage. Pink Gold, set with colored stones, sometimes in floral forms was common.
Period: ca. 1940
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Material: platinum and 18K red gold
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Diamonds: One old mine brilliant cut diamond with an estimated weight of approx. 0.67 crt. (color approximately fancy light yellow, clarity approximately vs)
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Precious stones: 16 carre cut rubies (lab produced) (also called verneuil ruby).
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Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and ruby for July.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Condition: excellent condition
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Dimensions: top of ring 1.20 cm (0.47 inch) x 2.30 cm (0.91 inch)
Weight: 10.90 gram (7.01 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 54 & 17¼ , Size US 6¾ , Size UK: N
Resizing: Free resizing, but because of the the way the ring is made, we cannot guarantee to make it on every size; so please ask in advance (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Reference Nº: 10074-4199
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