A Gorgeous Victorian 1860s Aquamarine, Diamond and Pearl Necklace





Victorian 1860s Aquamarine, Diamond and Pearl Necklace
Victorian 1860s Aquamarine, Diamond and Pearl Necklace

 

A Victorian aquamarine and diamond choker, strung on five rows of fresh water cultured pearls. The Victorian center piece displays a phenomenal oval faceted aquamarine twelve claw set in yellow gold. Twelve Old European cut diamonds border the center stone set in silver on gold, each adorned with a gold bobble terminal. Twenty four small collet and grain set rose cut diamonds separate the Old European cut diamonds. The five rows of fresh water cultured pearls lead to an 18ct white gold side slide clasp. Estimated total aquamarine weight: 42 carats. Estimated total diamond weight: 2.88cts. Assessed diamond color: H. Assessed diamond clarity: VS-SI. Necklace measures 14 inches length.

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Exquisite Vintage Sapphire and Diamond Rings




Estate and Vintage Sapphire Rings
Estate and Vintage Sapphire Rings

These are a few of the many pieces of gorgeous sapphire and diamond estate jewelry that can be found online, or by actually going to an estate sale. Great prices can be found on sapphire jewelry at estate sales and auctions. Many times you can find stunning designs that are one of kind, and will never be created again. These gorgeous rings have been someone’s treasure for a long time, and many are considered antiques or vintage jewelry.  Now you can be the owner of such treasures with a little time and effort in seeking them out. The enjoyment one gets from hunting for such gorgeous treasures can be as much or more fun as wearing these exquisite pieces of jewelry. Estate jewelry can be a rare find, and seeking these treasures will leave you with a satisfaction rarely achieved by many individuals.

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ESTATE ART DECO 1.35ctw EURO DIAMOND SAPPHIRE PLATINUM ENGAGEMENT RING
ESTATE ART DECO 1.35ctw EURO DIAMOND SAPPHIRE PLATINUM ENGAGEMENT RING




 

This is a absolutely stunning estate ring that was made from platinum in the Art Deco style.  The age is unknown.  The ring is set with 1 European cut diamond of J (or better) color, VVS clarity that weighs approx. .95 ct.  I can not find a single inclusions with my jeweler’s loupe.  The diamond measures 6.75 mm with the bezel setting and it is 4.53 mm deep.  The ring is additionally set with 52 single cut diamonds of H-I-J color, SI clarity that weigh approx. .40 ctw.  These diamonds range in size from .005 -to .03 ct.  The ring is detailed with 38 natural blue sapphires that weigh approx. 1.20 ctw.  These sapphires are cabochon cuts in various fancy shapes and of the finest quality.  The head of the ring measures 9/16” square and it sits almost 3/8” high.  The ring size is a 7.75 and the total weight is 5.7 grams. 

ANTIQUE ART DECO 1.25ct OLD MINE DIAMOND .50ctw SAPPHIRE HALO COCKTAIL RING 1930
ANTIQUE ART DECO 1.25ct OLD MINE DIAMOND .50ctw SAPPHIRE HALO COCKTAIL RING 1930

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This is a Gorgeous and original antique ring that was made in the Art Deco style during the 1930s.  It is handmade from Platium.  The ring is set with 1 round old mine cut diamond (center) of L color, VVS1 clarity that weighs approx. 1.25 ct.  The color is in the faint yellow color range and I can not find a single inclusions when using my 10x jeweler’s loupe.  It has a tiny tiny nick on the table facet that can not be seen with the naked eye.   This diamond measures 7.6 mm with the bezel setting and it is 3.45 mm deep.  

The center diamond is framed with 22 natural blue sapphires that weigh approx. .50 ctw.  These sapphires are near square shaped and channel set with a darker blue color.  The ring is detailed with 36 rose cut diamonds that weigh approx. .38 ctw.  These diamonds are white and clear and they have a spread of .01 ct to .04 ct.  




ANTIQUE ART DECO 2.26ctw DIAMOND SAPPHIRE PLATINUM COCKTAIL RING 1930 FRENCH
ANTIQUE ART DECO 2.26ctw DIAMOND SAPPHIRE PLATINUM COCKTAIL RING 1930 FRENCH

 

This is an original antique cocktail ring that was made in the Art Deco style during the 1930s. It is handmade from Platinum and originates from France.  It has the Mker’s mark ‘LIF’ and a worn ‘PARIS’ stamp.  The ring is centrally set with 1 Old European Cut Diamond of G color, SI1 clarity that weighs approx. 1.0 carat.  This diamonds has one pinpoint inclusions in the center, but you have to know it is there to find it.  Otherwise, this diamond is completely clear and would have a VVS grade.  I can not grasp it to get a precise measurement, but it is very close to 6.45 mm in diameter by 4 mm deep.  

The ring is also set with 46 roundish old mine cut diamonds of F-G-H color, SI to I clarity that weigh approx. 1.26 ctw.  The total diamond weight is approx. 2.26 ctw.  The ring is detailed with 40 natural blue sapphires that weigh approx. 1.30 ctw.  These sapphires are French cut and channel set of the finest quality.




ESTATE ART DECO 1+ct EURO DIAMOND 1.20ctw SAPPHIRE HALO ENGAGEMENT COCKTAIL RING
ESTATE ART DECO 1+ct EURO DIAMOND 1.20ctw SAPPHIRE HALO ENGAGEMENT COCKTAIL RING

 

This is an estate cocktail/engagement ring that was made in the Art Deco Style from Platinum.  The mounting is post 1950 and the center diamond is an original antique.  The ring is centrally bezel-set with 1 European Cut Diamond of J color, I2 clarity that weighs approx. 1.15 ctw.  This diamond measures approx. 6.7 mm in diameter and it is 4.27 mm deep.  In my opinion, this is the ideal I2 clarity stone.  The frame and shoulders of the ring are set with 41 brilliant cut diamonds of G – H color, SI clarity that weigh approx.  .82 ctw.  The total diamonds weight is approx. 1.97 ctw.

The ring is detailed with a natural blue sapphire halo that is set channel set with 20 sapphires.  There are an additional 4 sapphires set in the shoulders.  The sapphires are fancy shaped and French cut weighing approx. 1.20 ctw.




ESTATE ART DECO .63ct MARQUISE DIAMOND 2ctw SAPPHIRE PLATINUM COCKTAIL RING
ESTATE ART DECO .63ct MARQUISE DIAMOND 2ctw SAPPHIRE PLATINUM COCKTAIL RING

 

This is a fabulous cocktail ring that was made in the Art Deco style from Platinum. The age is unknown.  The ring is centrally bezel-set with 1 marquise cut diamonds of J color, VS or better clarity that weighs .63 ct. and the weight is engraved in the shank.  It measures close to 9 x 5.2 x 2.38 mm and I can not find any inclusions with a 10x jeweler’s loupe.  The ring is also set with 12 roundish old mine cut diamonds of H color, SI clarity that weigh approx. .38 ctw.  The total diamond weight is approx. 1.01 ctw.  The ring is detailed with 34 natural blue sapphires that weigh approx. 2.0 ctw.  These sapphires are fancy shaped French cuts that are channel set and of the finest quality.  The marquise shaped head of the ring measure 1” north to south by 7/16” at the widest point. The total weight is 5.8 grams and the ring size is a 7.  The lower gallery is finely detailed. 

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Exquisite Art Deco Brooch Designs

Art Deco Platinum, Sapphire, and Diamond Plaque Brooch, Marcus & Co.
Art Deco Platinum, Sapphire, and Diamond Plaque Brooch, Marcus & Co.

Art Deco Platinum, Sapphire, and Diamond Plaque Brooch, Marcus & Co., centering three step-cut sapphires, with baguette- and fancy-cut diamond edges, and set throughout with transitional-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 4.30 cts., lg. 2 1/8 in., signed, in original box.




Gorgeous Diamond and Ruby Tiffany and Co. Brooch
Gorgeous Diamond and Ruby Tiffany and Co. Brooch

This clever piece from Tiffany can serve as a brooch or as a pair of matching clips. As an Art Deco fashion statement it was a perfect accent for the square collars in fashion but now can be worn as double lapel clips. The diamonds and rubies of this piece are set in platinum. by Tiffany and Company American, ca. 1930

EMERALD AND DIAMOND DOUBLE CLIP BROOCH, 1930S.
EMERALD AND DIAMOND DOUBLE CLIP BROOCH, 1930S.




 

 

 

 

 

Each clip of geometric design embellished with stylized scroll motifs, set with circular-, single-cut and baguette diamonds, further accented with lines of step- and calibré-cut emeralds, fitted case.

A diamond and emerald brooch, Tiffany & Co.
A diamond and emerald brooch, Tiffany & Co.




A diamond and emerald brooch, Tiffany & Co. of foliate motif, detailed with calibré-cut emeralds and baguette-cut diamonds, further accentuated by a ribbon of round brilliant-cut diamonds; signed Tiffany & Co; estimated total diamond weight: 2.50 carats; mounted in platinum; length: 2 1/4in.

Art Deco Diamond, Emerald, Platinum Brooch, Lacloche Frères
Art Deco Diamond, Emerald, Platinum Brooch, Lacloche Frères

Art Deco Diamond, Emerald, Platinum Brooch, Lacloche Frères The brooch features European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 7.55 carats, accented by single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.05 carats, accented by emerald and baguette-shaped emeralds weighing a total of approximately 1.85 carats, set in platinum, completed by a pinstem and catch on the reverse, marked Lacloche, Paris.

An art deco sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1925
An art deco sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1925

An art deco sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1925 centering an oval-shaped sapphire framed with several successive rows of old European and single-cut diamonds and calibré and triangular-cut sapphires; central sapphire weighing approximately: 2.50 carats; estimated total diamond weight: 2.60 carats; mounted in platinum.

An art deco sapphire and diamond clip brooch, by J R Ogden & Sons, circa 1935.
An art deco sapphire and diamond clip brooch, by J R Ogden & Sons, circa 1935.

The tapering openwork plaque of scrolling design collet-set with graduated oval-cut sapphires, brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, diamonds approx. 2.85cts total, signed J R Ogden & Sons, length 4.9cm, fitted case.




A belle époque sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1910
A belle époque sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1910

A belle époque sapphire and diamond brooch, circa 1910 The rectangular plaque finely pierced and millegrain-set with single-cut diamonds, set to the centre with three graduated old brilliant-cut diamonds interspersed with single-cut diamond floral decoration and courses of calibré-cut sapphires, diamonds approx. 2.00ct. total, width 4.1cm., fitted case