French Art deco diamond ring (1.5 carat)
Type of jewel: Old jewel / Old ring
Period: Around 1930
Metal: Platinum 950/1000 and gold 750/1000 (18 k)
Origin: French work (French hallmark)
Total weight (gross): 4.90 grams
Dimensions (ring head): 2 cm x 1.1 cm
Ring size: 53 (can be sized)
Nature of stones: Old-cut diamonds and rose-cut diamonds (about 1.50 carats, main old-cut diamonds about 0.50 carat x 2 – estimated gemological characteristics G/H and VS/SI)
State of conservation: Very good state of conservation
At the end of the war, French society experienced great transformations. This era is marked by a desire for renewal that will be expressed in Art Deco.
Art Deco is the name given to the “modern” style of the 20th century. He knew a global influence during the interwar period and expressed himself in all areas of creation. This period marked the history of jewelry by associating inventive forms with an extraordinary finesse of work on platinum.
Art Deco jewelry in the 1940s, Mélissa Gabardi
(text established with the collaboration of Solange Schnall), Paris, editions of the Amateur, 1986
Price: 3650 euros
Reference: 08 071 1