Art Deco 1.98 Carat Burmese Sapphire & Diamond Cluster Ring, French, circa 1940
An exquisite natural Burmese sapphire ring. The centre stone displays the perfect blue; a deep, rich and almost glowing cobalt. The centre stone is rubover set at the centre of a wonderfully designed surround, with eight eight-cut diamonds interspersed with eight special-cut, fan-shaped sapphires. Split shoulders lead to a slim, knife edge white gold shank.
Accompanied by a sapphire report from Gemmological Certification Services (GCS) stating the sapphire shows no indication of heating, and is Burmese (Myanmar) in origin. There is a moderate amount of oil in the stone’s fissures.
Cut – Oval cut sapphire with special cut fan shaped sapphires in the surround. The diamonds are eight-cuts.
Colour – The diamonds are F to G.
Clarity – Some inclusions in the centre sapphire. The remaining stones are are loupe clean.
Carat – The centre sapphire is a known 1.98 carat, with a further approximate 0.56 carat of sapphire. Each of the eight diamonds is approximately 0.02 carat
Circa – 1940.
Size – K 1/2 (UK) or 5 3/8 (US). Complimentary sizing is available, can go up or down.
Measurements – The sapphire is 8.97 x 6.63mm. The head of the ring is 15.15 x 12.4mm. Sits 4.9mm from the finger.
Metal – The head of the ring is platinum on a 18k white gold shank. French hallmarks.