Art Deco Emerald An Art Deco era emerald and diamond ring. The octagonal emerald measuring 11.4 x 9.58mm, weight approximately 3.00 ct. Set within a decorative halo border of four baguette cut and sixteen old brilliant cut diamonds. Platinum. An Art Deco original, circa 1925.
Art Deco sapphire and diamond ring, circa 1910. It is millegrain set with a cushion cut diamond, the surrounding calibre cut sapphires forming a lozenge, diamond dart highlights to the corners and a diamond set outer border. Via Diamonds in the Library.
Queen Marie José Royal Ruby Ring, c. 1870, gold, silver, diamonds, ruby (8.48ct). When Belgian Princess Marie-José married the Prince of Piedmont, future Umberto II in 1930, she received jewellery inherited from his grandmother, Queen Margherita. He chose the ring for Princess, married to the heir to the throne of Italy, for the royal character of the “pigeon-blood” ruby from Burma within its diamond frame blended harmoniously with Queen Margherita’s bequests.
The Whitney Emerald: An Art Deco Platinum, Emerald, and Diamond Ring by Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1925. A ring centering an emerald-cut emerald in a millegrain bezel accented on the sides with old European-cut diamonds in millegrain settings, the outline of the millegrain creating a four-leaf form; mounted in platinum • 1 emerald-cut emerald, weighing 8.51 carats • Old European-cut diamonds, total weighing approximately .50 carat • Signed Tiffany & Co.