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Elegant Ring With Green Tourmaline & Diamonds In White Gold, ca. 1925


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Elegant Ring With Green Tourmaline & Diamonds In White Gold, ca. 1925
Elegant Ring With Green Tourmaline & Diamonds In White Gold, ca. 1925
Description
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The name tourmaline is derived from the Ceylonese word "turamali"; its first recorded use was in 1703, when a Dutch ship brought a cargo of tourmalines from Ceylon to Amsterdam. Even earlier, around 1650, green tourmalines were found in Brazil and shipped to Europe. And yet we find hardly any mention of tourmaline in ancient literature, for at that time it was often called "Brazilian emerald" instead, and indeed was also thought to be a variety of emerald (see, for example, Justin Wood: Opal and Tourmaline, Syracuse 1924). However, it has a greater clarity and brilliance than the emerald. In the 1920s, when the present ring was created, green tourmalines experienced an unprecedented fashion. At that time, the best tourmalines came from Brazil and Russia, and the stone set here probably also comes from one of these sites. It is set horizontally in an unusual way - an innovation of the 1920s. Today, such a design is also referred to as an "East-West setting". Small diamonds in milgrain settings and the cool, shiny white gold allow the green colour to come to the forefront of the design. An openwork gallery, visible only in the side view, allows light to reach the stones. The minimalist yet special ring was created in Germany, according to its hallmark. Based on its design, diamond cuts and material composition, we date it to the 1920s.
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Elegant Ring With Green Tourmaline & Diamonds In White Gold, ca. 1925
Everything in the green
€ 1,490.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping

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