Modernist ring diamond circa 1935
Period: Art Deco around 1935
Metal: 750/1000 (18k) gold and platinum
Total weight (gross): 19.13 grams
Dimensions (ring head): 2.3 cm x 1.5 cm
Finger size: 54.5 (size possible)
Type of stones: Half-cut diamond (approximately 1 carat, estimated gemological characteristics G / H – VS), 8 x 8 diamonds and baguette diamonds (approximately 1.5 carats)
State of conservation: Very good state of conservation
At the end of the war, French society underwent great transformations. This period was marked by a desire for renewal which was to be expressed in Art Deco.
Art Deco is the name given to the « modern » style of the 20th century. He enjoyed worldwide influence during the interwar years and expressed himself in all areas of creation. This period marked the history of jewelry by associating inventiveness of forms with extraordinary finesse of work on platinum.
Art Deco jewelry in the 1940s, Mélissa Gabardi
(text prepared with the collaboration of Solange Schnall), Paris, éditions de l’Amateur, 1986
Price: 6400 euros
Reference: 16 031 1