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ariel144

Brilliant_Rock
Joined
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Ummm.....yuuuuum! This navette, antique marquise ring! Please someone add the pictures to this thread...I'm tech challenged. TY!

 

caolsen

Shiny_Rock
Joined
Feb 21, 2010
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My new to me transitional, Art Deco, all the filigree diamond & sapphire platinum ring :)

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Like many of us, I was NOT looking but alas I could not pass this up. I was at a small custom, repair jeweler to get a few prongs on my yellow diamond fixed that I had caught and bent when I saw her tucked away in an estate case.

This had been taken in as trade on an modern stone engagement ring & they’d sat on it longer than they thought they would (no cert) so we’re willing to deal a bit. I louped her, tested with a diamond tester and saw the platinum used to size it up a half, so feel pretty good about it.

The filigree is in great shape, the sapphires match my current sapphire band. It’s a warmer stone, which I actually prefer and the big flashes of color in the sunlight just blow me away!
 

Ra2nl

Shiny_Rock
Joined
Apr 12, 2019
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My new to me transitional, Art Deco, all the filigree diamond & sapphire platinum ring :)

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Like many of us, I was NOT looking but alas I could not pass this up. I was at a small custom, repair jeweler to get a few prongs on my yellow diamond fixed that I had caught and bent when I saw her tucked away in an estate case.

This had been taken in as trade on an modern stone engagement ring & they’d sat on it longer than they thought they would (no cert) so we’re willing to deal a bit. I louped her, tested with a diamond tester and saw the platinum used to size it up a half, so feel pretty good about it.

The filigree is in great shape, the sapphires match my current sapphire band. It’s a warmer stone, which I actually prefer and the big flashes of color in the sunlight just blow me away!
What a gorgeous ring!
 

Smith3

Rough_Rock
Joined
Nov 20, 2012
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55
My engagement ring and wedding band. It’s Art Deco with a transitional cut diamond. I’m guessing 1930s or 40s. The wedding band is new and its pattern was made with master models from the early 1900s.

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I love this :kiss2: It’s similar to my first engagement ring. I would guess it’s from the 30’s
 

mermaid76

Rough_Rock
Joined
May 11, 2018
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I thought it would be fun to start a thread with a compilation of everyone's Antique/Vintage and Reproduction Rings. I'll start by posting some from older threads. I hope the owners do not mind.
My new (to me) 17 carat jumbo cocktail ring :D It is a whopper of a ring at 1.85 inch x 1.45 inch. But a perfect cocktail ring, and surprisingly, looks pretty fine even on my small hands. Diamonds are F-G, VS1-SI2, pear, marquise, and baguette. 18K white gold. An estate find. ring1.jpg ring2.jpg
 

GardenLady21

Rough_Rock
Joined
May 24, 2018
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100
Antique ladies platinum diamond ring. trillion center stone. 30 antique square cut step diamond. Was given to my grandmother upon the birth of her son in 1927. The appraiser gave the age of the stones as 100.

My mother recently gave this ring to me and I promptly got an appraisal and of course a cleaning. The center stone has chips on all sides (which I can't see) and one of the square cut diamonds (the smallest) is broken ( which I also can't see).

The ring will get passed down in many years to my 10 month old granddaughter.

I am in love with it and wish I knew more of its history.

Grades are side diamonds - SI 11 color G-H center - SI12 - color JK

Sides equal approx 1.2 carets
Center 2.4
Total weight is approx 11.9 grams

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I know my reply is years later...but this ring is FANTASTIC. It reminds me of the rings that the Hollywood starlets of the 20's, 30's and 40's wore. What a remarkable piece to pass down to your darling granddaughter. Your granddaughter would then have her Great Great Grandmother's ring. I wear as my RHR, my great great grandfather's pinky ring. He was a bit of a mobster type fellow and its pretty in yellow gold with a nice sized diamond. It was passed down to every eldest child (all of whom were male) until me. I am the first female to own it. I will also pass it on to my grandchild. I recently found a photo of my grandfather from WWII. He was home on R&R and when I look closely I can see the ring on his hand. He was its third owner, I am its fifth - just like your sweet granddaughter will be. There is nothing more special to me (jewelry wise) than my engagement ring, my mother's simple wedding band and my Gr Gr Grandfather's ring. I know that your future generations will hold it just as precious as you do.
 

GardenLady21

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May 24, 2018
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Ruby surrounded by really rough cut natural diamonds, which are set in silver, the rest of the ring is in18k. My dad bought this for my mom in 1981 in northern Italy. Unfortunately, it’s missing one of the diamonds. I’m considering having it reset, but am hesitant.
Maybe just replace the diamonds? Its a gorgeous ring!
 

CaseyLouLou

Shiny_Rock
Joined
Dec 22, 2019
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My new to me transitional, Art Deco, all the filigree diamond & sapphire platinum ring :)

D623891A-9035-4F90-8702-0775B74ADC2F.jpeg

Like many of us, I was NOT looking but alas I could not pass this up. I was at a small custom, repair jeweler to get a few prongs on my yellow diamond fixed that I had caught and bent when I saw her tucked away in an estate case.

This had been taken in as trade on an modern stone engagement ring & they’d sat on it longer than they thought they would (no cert) so we’re willing to deal a bit. I louped her, tested with a diamond tester and saw the platinum used to size it up a half, so feel pretty good about it.

The filigree is in great shape, the sapphires match my current sapphire band. It’s a warmer stone, which I actually prefer and the big flashes of color in the sunlight just blow me away!
Is that sapphire cut like an OEC? It does have fire!
 

caolsen

Shiny_Rock
Joined
Feb 21, 2010
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352
Is that sapphire cut like an OEC? It does have fire!
The center round is a very late oec, transitional Cut diamond. The channel set sapphires are little square cuts. Those are the sapphires I was mentioning. The sapphires in the band and tiny modern rounds.
 

CaseyLouLou

Shiny_Rock
Joined
Dec 22, 2019
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The center round is a very late oec, transitional Cut diamond. The channel set sapphires are little square cuts. Those are the sapphires I was mentioning. The sapphires in the band and tiny modern rounds.
Ok I get it now! I was confused because the diamond had a bit of a blue tint in the photo. It’s gorgeous!
 

2Neezers

Brilliant_Rock
Premium
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Jan 8, 2014
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My .49ct OEC in a navette style ring from TRR. I had originally planned to use the diamond for a project, but I think it belongs in this piece and I’m going to leave it as is. My hands are a wreck from our cold winter, so I used props for the pictures instead :)).
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caolsen

Shiny_Rock
Joined
Feb 21, 2010
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Wearing my rose gold, double snake ring today. The diamond is a .3 OMC likely an R color. The sapphire is a wee bit large and an oval, single cuts for the 4 eyes. Jeweler thinks it’s original and English, but was likely re shanked at some point when it lost any hallmarks it had :(
 
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