B519 Vintage Sapphire Gemstones Surrounded by Small Diamonds, circa 1960 set in 18 karat Gold:


B519

The rings setting is handmade of 18 karat yellow gold and marked 18 k. The setting is set a solitaire 1 carat of bright Blue Sapphire that were hand cut in an oval cushion cut.
There are twelve diamonds are hand cut in a Single Cut style of diamond cuts. The diamonds total .60 points of a carat each so they are small but bright.
The Sapphire Gemstone Information:
The sky is just a gigantic blue sapphire stone into which the earth is embedded – this belief was cherished in ancient times. In fact, does there exist a better image to describe the beauty of an immaculate sapphire of purest blue? This color, which is strongly associated with sapphire, is also linked to emotions such as sympathy and harmony, friendship and loyalty. These emotions belong to features, which are permanent and reliable – emotions where overwhelming and fiery passion is not the main element, but rather composure, mutual understanding and unshakeable trust. In the Victorian Language of Gemstones Sapphires meant “Heaven Bound”.
“Sapphires were used by the Romans for the development of greater trade with India, at the time of the Emperor Trajan. “SAPPHIRE- is the birthstone of September. The hardness of sapphires is 9 and they are considered a precious gemstone. A diamond is a hardness of 10, in comparison.
The ring is in excellent condition and it is strong to wear. The prongs have been checked and are fine. It is currently Size 7 but can be resized if necessary, without an adverse effect to its value. The rings current value for insurance is $2400.00 as of June 2015.

Price: $795.00