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Art Nouveau 8.35 Carat Opal Foliate Ring, circa 1915



Item #: 87AB1218.

An immense Art Nouveau ring. The glowing opal in the centre shows an impressive play of colour. The stone sits at the centre of a wonderfully crafted setting, with stunningly intricate foliate detailing. The top of the ring appears to have started life as a brooch and been converted into a big, bold dress ring (probably circa 1965). A fine example from one of the early 20th century’s most influential jewellers.

Signed Walton & Co., who were regarded for their high quality figurative Art Nouveau jewellery.

Accompanied by an independent jewellery report from IGR (#30308298).

Cut – Oval cabochon.

Carat – Approximately 8.35 carat.

Circa – 1915.

Size – L (UK) or 5.5 (US). Complimentary sizing is available, can go up or down.

Measurements – The opal is approximately 19 x 14mm. The head of the ring is 43 x 20mm and sits 14.3mm from the finger

Metal – Stamped 14k – 14k yellow gold and tests as such.

£3,000