Fraud Blocker
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sapphire, Diamond, 18ct Ring 12270-7401

 2.395,00 VAT incl. (where applicable)

This magnificent row ring, made by S. Blanckensee & Son Ltd., is believed to be from the Mid-Victorian era (1856-1880). It features approximately 0.60ct of sapphires and 0.15ct of old mine cut diamonds (rated H SI1), all set in 18k gold.

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Details: ±0,60ct. sapphires, ±0,15ct (H SI1) old-mine-cut diamonds, 18k Ring.
Dispatches from a small business in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Design Era: Mid-Victorian (1856-1880).
Size: 18.34 NL / 57.6 FR / 8¼ US / Q UK, sizeable (Within reason. Contact seller for information).
Dimensions: H 0.4 x L 1.5 x W 0.5 cm.
Weight in grams: 3,0.
Condition: Very good condition – slightly used with small signs of wear.

Design Area

Area Information

Grand or Mid-Victorian jewelry refers to the jewelry produced during the middle part of the reign of Queen Victoria, who ruled from 1837 to 1901. During this time, jewelry design was influenced by a variety of styles and movements, including the Romantic and Gothic styles.

Mid-Victorian jewelry is characterized by its intricate detailing, use of precious materials such as gold and diamonds, and incorporation of motifs such as flowers, animals, and nature scenes. The style was also influenced by the Industrial Revolution, which made mass production of jewelry possible, and as a result, Mid-Victorian jewelry often featured machine-made elements such as gold filigree and enamel work.

One of the most famous designers of Mid-Victorian jewelry was the English jeweler, Charles Lewis Tiffany. Tiffany was known for his use of platinum and diamonds, as well as his incorporation of colorful gemstones such as sapphires and rubies. Another prominent Mid-Victorian jeweler was the French firm, Cartier, which produced a range of Mid-Victorian pieces using gold, diamonds, and other precious materials.

Mid-Victorian jewelry remains popular and is highly collectible to this day. It is often associated with the elegance and refinement of the time period, and is often seen as a symbol of wealth and sophistication.

Materials

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Material Information

sapphire

Sapphire is a mineral made from aluminum oxide that is known for its beautiful colors, including blue, pink, yellow, green, purple, and orange.

The most popular variety of sapphire is blue sapphire, which has a medium to deep blue color and strong saturation. Blue sapphire is typically the most popular and most affordable of the three major precious gemstones (emerald, ruby, and sapphire) and is often used in a variety of different types of jewelry, including rings, earrings, pendants, and bracelets. Fancy sapphires, which are available in a variety of different colors, are often more rare and expensive than blue sapphires and are prized for their unique and beautiful colors.

Sapphire is a very hard and durable gemstone, with a Mohs hardness of 9 out of 10, which makes it resistant to scratches and other types of damage. It is also believed to have various healing properties and is sometimes used in traditional medicine and meditation practices.

old-mine-cut diamond

The old mine cut is a type of diamond cut that was popular in the 1700s and was most prevalent during the Georgian and Victorian eras. It is similar to today's cushion cut and is characterized by a squarish girdle with gently rounded corners, a high crown, a small table, and a large, flat culet.

Old mine cut diamonds are known for their antique charm and character, and they are often used in vintage-style jewelry. They have a softer, more romantic look than modern diamond cuts, which tend to have more precise geometry and a higher level of brilliance.

Old mine cut diamonds are typically less expensive than diamonds with more modern cuts because they require less labor and material to produce. They are often used as accent stones in jewelry designs or as the main gemstone in vintage-style pieces. Despite their lower price, old mine cut diamonds can still be beautiful and valuable, and they are a popular choice for those who appreciate the unique charm and character of antique jewelry.

18k

18k gold is a type of gold alloy that is commonly used in jewelry making. It is made up of 75% gold and 25% other metals, such as copper, silver, or palladium. The addition of other metals helps to increase the durability and strength of the gold, making it more suitable for use in jewelry. 18k gold is softer and more prone to scratching than higher karat golds, such as 22k or 24k, but it is still a popular choice for jewelry because of its warm, yellow color and good resistance to tarnishing. It is also less expensive than higher karat golds due to the smaller amount of gold used in the alloy. 18k gold is a popular choice for engagement rings, wedding bands, and other fine jewelry items.

Size

Dimensions

H 0.4 x L 1.5 x W 0.5 cm

Gender

Weight (in grams)

3,0

Condition

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