Lovers of 19th-century filigreed half hoop rings will especially appreciate this Retro Victorian Revival piece. It perfectly captures the open-line work and contrasting stone designs characteristic of such rings from c. 1880-1900. Yet this 1950s-‘60s piece also boasts the structural security and light performance of Modern pieces—it’s a stunning amalgamation of vintage and antique.
Date: c. 1950s-1960s
Style: late Retro; Victorian Revival; from the U.K.
Materials: 18K yellow gold; sapphires; diamonds
Size: 5 3/4
Stones: .75 ctw (est)
Sapphires: center sapphire is approx. .35 carats; two side sapphires are approx. .10 carats each
Diamonds: the diamonds are approx. .10 carats each; F-G color and VS clarity average