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Circa 1920s Art Deco Platinum .88ct Old European Brilliant Cut Diamond and Sapphire Engagement Ring - VEG#930

Stunning Art Deco ring from the 1920's. This beauty is platinum and features a .88 carat Old European Brilliant Cut J VS1 Center diamond. It also features two blue sapphires and old mine brilliant cut sup pounding side diamonds. With a very geometric design this ring is definitely unique and stands out among others! This ring is sure to keep the compliments coming and is perfect for any special occasion! Absolutely stunning craftsmanship! We are so proud to offer this dazzling ring on our shop!

Ring Size: 5.75
Metal Type: Platinum
Weight: 4.3 grams

Center Diamond Details
Shape: Old European Brilliant
Carat Weight: .88ct
Color: J
Clarity: VS1

Side Stone Details:
Shape: Old Mine Brilliant
Total Carat Weight: .20cttw
Color: F
Clarity: VS

Color Stone Details:
Type: Natural Sapphire
Carat Weight: .15 ct, total weight.
Color: Blue

Finger to Top of Stone Measurement: 6.27mm

Art Deco Era:

Time Period: The Art Deco movement is sometimes dated to between 1920 to 1930, but its beginnings started around 1915 and continued into the 30s. While the styles of the time were in full swing between the 1920s and 1930s, and exploded in the mid-1920s thanks to the "Exposition des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes" held in 1925 in Paris, Art Deco rings may be found dated from 1915 and up to around the mid-1930s. 

Description of Era: The artistic design styles of the day were heavily eclectic, even daring, and combined geometric patterns and lines with natural themes and shapes. This was an age of travel, exploration, economic booms and discovering new prospects. The world was experiencing a celebration of renewal and happiness post World War I and this awareness of new beginnings is captured in designs from the Art Deco era. 

Art Nouveau influences from the early 1900s can be seen in many Art Deco styles too - a few in particular include geometric designs combined with ribbon, swirl and flower shapes. Motifs were also heavily influenced by increased travel, a growing interest in discovering other cultures, and the opening of King Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922. Many Art Deco designs contain Egyptian, African, Oriental and American Indian symbols, designs and patterns.

A bright and bold look was accomplished using eye-catching metal work combined with large diamonds and gemstones to create a style of geometric patterns and shapes. During the Art Deco years, yellow gold was not used often. Platinum, 18k and 14k white gold and sterling silver were most common.  Colorful gemstones and gorgeous diamonds were used often in designs. Gemstones featured prominently in rings of the day, in addition to diamonds, included emeralds, sapphires, jade, black onyx and rubies. Crystal and mother-of-pearl were favored in ring designs throughout the Art Deco years as well and the channel setting was the most popular type of gemstone setting at this time. Art Deco diamond rings were generally made with stones cut with large top table facets and newer cuts such as baguettes, triangle cuts and emerald cuts. However, old world traditional diamond cuts are sometimes seen in Art Deco rings as well.

When you choose to go vintage with VERMA, you are cutting out the use for further mining and environmental damages which are a byproduct. In addition, the diamonds used in our collection are all conflict-free; as the conflict mines were in production after our pieces are dated.

 


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