Sapphire is a variety of the mineral corundum, and its color is most typically blue. The sapphire’s value is mainly based on color, clarity, size, cut, overall quality and the geographic origin. Significant sapphire deposits are located in Eastern Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China (Shandong), Madagascar and East Africa. The intensity, the hue and the saturation of the color are also very characteristic and vary by origin; for example Kashmir sapphires are a cornflower color and have a slightly milky surface. Burmese are darker royal blue and Sri Lankan are generally bigger and lighter colored sapphires.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Designer JB STAR 3ct EGL Sapphire Baguette Diamond Ring 18K White Gold Estate
This is a gorgeous 18K white gold, genuine earth mined sapphire and diamond ring. It is hallmarked by the regarded designer JB STAR and is circa 1970s-1980s. The center sapphire measures 11.16mm x 8.78mm x 3.28mm and is 3.08 carats! Please see EGL certificate below. The stone has a very striking deep bright blue color with a strong brilliance!! The center gem is adorned by 10 splendid baguette cut diamonds set on the shoulders and 4 round cut diamonds set in the gallery, total diamond weight is .58 carat of terrific sparkly diamonds, and do they shine! The diamonds are estimated to be very clean VS-2 in clarity and G in color (near colorless). Very HIGH QUALITY diamonds! Gorgeous designer mounting, that is JB STAR iconic piece! Fitted for a size 7.5 finger (sizable), it weighs a nice 5.6 grams of luxurious and expensive 18K white gold. The center gemstone is raised 7mm from the finger.
A Gorgoeus 4.59 Carat GIA Certified “Unheated & Untreated” Natural VVS Clarity Color Change Sapphire & Diamond Solid 14k White Gold Engagement – Anniversary – Cocktail Ring. GIA has noted that this extremely rare gemstone specimen is unheated, making this one of the most collectable of all sapphires given its near flawless VVS Clarity, Unheated Status & Collector’s Grade EXOTIC Color Change Effect from Violet to Purple. This one of a kind 3.62 carat (exact carat weight) Sapphire is elegantly accented with 60 BIG exotic hand cut and hand set colorless to near colorless F-G color VS1-SI1 clarity round brilliant diamonds in a spectacular classic design totaling a generous 0.97 carats. The solid 14k white gold setting is a mouth watering world class jewelry delight featuring a dynamic design.
This is a gorgeous 14k white gold sapphire diamond ring. The ring features marquise shape sapphires and round cut diamonds that weighs 1.25ct and 0.50ct respectively. The color of the diamond is H with VS clarity. The top of the ring measures 18mm by 14.5mm and weighs 6 grams. The ring is 8 3/4 and it can be resized. It is stamped 14K.
Minimum number of round sapphires 7 Enhancement Heating Minimum size 2.25mm Average color Medium dark blue Average clarity Eye Clean Setting type Pavé setting Round Diamond Information
Minimum number of round diamonds 14 Enhancement Not Enhanced Minimum carat total weight (ct. tw.) 0.14 Average color I Average clarity SI2 Minimum size 1.3mm Setting type Pavé setting Round Diamond Information
Minimum number of round diamonds 28 Minimum carat total weight (ct. tw.) 0.20 Average color I Average clarity SI2 Minimum size 1.0mm Setting type Pavé setting
As tranquil as the deepest hue of the blue sea, this Kotlar Harmonie ring represents your trust, loyalty and faith with each other.
Designed to represent trust, loyalty and faith, this Harry Kotlar Harmonie ring features a 7.03ct cushion-cut sapphire, which is as tranquil as the deep blue sea. The majestic central sapphire is set in platinum and surrounded by diamonds, exuding the personalized luxury and beauty that Harry Kotlar has been known for since it first began trading in the 1940s.
Among an impressive collection of elegant jewelry is this Harry Kotlar cushion-cut sapphire Harmonie ring
The Kotlar legacy is one of passion, ambition and professionalism. After moving to America from Poland in 1947, Harry Kotlar started selling small diamonds, sent to him by his brother in law in Israel. As Harry’s reputation flourished so did demand, and within a decade he was creating exquisite, sought after pieces using high value diamonds. Today, this legacy is kept alive by David Wiener, who joined the family business in 1987. David’s visionary approach to jewelry design, combined with the company’s unrivalled master craftsmen, has made Harry Kotlar jewelry among the most coveted in the world.
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