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Discussion in 'Antique and Vintage Jewelry' started by lady_gazda, Apr 6, 2019.

  1. lady_gazda
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    by lady_gazda » Apr 6, 2019
    D16B337D-EC8C-4592-B9EC-9C007252B239.jpeg 8E0FE185-47BE-4A7B-8D96-1D72C3327EC8.jpeg A2C1D210-56EA-4593-B9FE-F01FB5C6B68E.jpeg 61F64524-ED4C-4A5F-AAB1-D197A11E67F3.jpeg i have a new found love of vintage jewelry. I have recently acquired a white gold and diamond ring, and am wondering what people’s opinion is regarding its age/production era? Thanks!
     
    


    


  2. VRBeauty
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    by VRBeauty » Apr 17, 2019
    Not meaning to be rude by not responding to your questions, but sometimes there’s just not much to be known about a piece of mystery jewelry. If I had to guess, I’d say 40’s - 50’s. It has that “cocktail ring” vibe. But a clearer photo of the center diamond might tell a different story.

    If you haven’t already done so, ask a good jeweler to inspect the prongs and give the ring a good cleaning.
     
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  3. lady_gazda
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    by lady_gazda » Apr 18, 2019
    Thanks!! I have recently had it sized and cleaned by a jeweler. The best answer I got regarding it’s age, is “at least 60 years old”.
     
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    by VRBeauty » Apr 18, 2019
    We’d love to see a picture, now that it’s been cleaned... hint, hint!
     
    


    


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    by VRBeauty » Apr 19, 2019
    Well that certainly cleaned up nicely! Enjoy your new ring!
     
  7. lyra
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    by lyra » Apr 19, 2019
    I'm not knowledgeable enough to take guesses at anything. I always take all new purchases to a really tough appraiser for verification. I know he is 100% neutral and he can be downright harsh, but he is as precise as he can be. He can't definitively pinpoint dates though. Usually just a 10-20 year approximation range, which he doesn't guarantee, lol.
     
  8. lady_gazda
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    by lady_gazda » Apr 19, 2019
    Thanks for the advice! :)
     
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    by lady_gazda » Apr 19, 2019
    Thank you!!
     
  10. kgizo
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    by kgizo » Apr 23, 2019
    Looks great!! Wonderful presence as a middle finger ring!
     
    


    


  11. lady_gazda
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    by lady_gazda » Apr 24, 2019
    Thank you! I think so too.
     

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