The Boulder Antique Engagement Ring. Lovingly embedded in the center of the antique platinum filigree is a 2 carat, velvety, rich royal blue sapphire having enormous luster. This Edwardian Art Deco era treasure in a cocktail, (or dinner ring) style would also be an amazing gemstone engagement ring. The elongated shield shape has tremendous finger coverage and is punctuated with millegrain, scrolling and wheat sheaf engravings, typical of the Belle Epoque era. This estate jewelry treasure, Circa early 1900s is an heirloom that is highly coveted by collectors.
Royalty often wore sapphires for dual purposes. Not only did the gemstone reputedly attract wealth, it also purportedly protected the wearer from envy and infidelity. Traditionally, people attributed to this gem the power to bring harmony between lovers as well as peace between adversaries. In addition, sapphires were said to put one at ease in social engagements and banish fraud.
Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use. (a tiny nibble on 1 of the accent sapphires, not visible to the naked eye)
Era: Edwardian Art Deco
Center Gemstone: Blue Sapphire
Carat Weight: 2.02
Cut: Round faceted
Color: A deeply saturated Royal Blue
4 French cut sapphires
16 old European brilliant diamonds = 0.85 carats
Ring Size: 5.25, sizeable
Rise Above Finger: 6.5mm
Ring Face: 7.3mm x 7.3mm
Band Width: 2.2mm, tapers to 1.5mm
Weight: 5.58 grams
Graded by GIA standards
Includes: Certified Appraisal $15,000
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Item Id: 145-11709 TR0234LRMM
Boulder Antique Engagement Ring Blue Sapphire Diamond Platinum Edwardian
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