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Vintage Ring With Colombian Emerald & Navette Diamonds, Vienna Circa 1970


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Vintage Ring With Colombian Emerald & Navette Diamonds, Vienna Circa 1970
Vintage Ring With Colombian Emerald & Navette Diamonds, Vienna Circa 1970
Description
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Bright green shows the protagonist of the present ring. It is a first-class emerald lifted by a halo of marquise-cut diamonds of wonderful quality. The stone in the classic emerald cut weighing 4.40 carats has an almost hypnotic effect, so intense is its color and so beautiful its luster. It comes from Colombia, the classic region of origin of the best emeralds. A slight so-called "jardin" of fine crystal inclusions is visible and show the naturalness of the stone with very good transparency. The radiant fire of the fine diamonds sparkles with the emerald and emphasizes the intense green of the gemstone. The settings and ring band are forged in white gold and are so skillfully restrained visually that almost only the gemstones are visible. The rectangular, feathery ring face gives the emerald and diamonds plenty of room to work. At the same time, the latticed under-cadence also allows light to fall into the stones from below, creating a first-rate play of color and fire. The ring came to us from Vienna, where it was also made, according to its hallmark. The quality and origin of the emerald and the quality of the marquise diamonds have been examined by an independent laboratory in Idar-Oberstein. The corresponding certificates are enclosed with the ring.
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The name of the emerald probably comes from the Latin "Smaragdus", which in turn took this name from the Greek "Smaragdos". The emerald was first mined around 1300 BC in Egypt, which dominated the emerald trade in the Mediterranean region for a long time. Only with the conquest of South America by the Spaniards was their trading position broken, since there were also rich emerald deposits there. The emerald is one of the most valuable gemstones and has always had a very high value in many cultures. The ancient Egyptians recognized early the healing powers of emerald, but especially its effect on the eyes. Pliny the Elder wrote about it in 77 AD: "If the eyes are weakened, they are strengthened again by looking at the emerald. The gentle green of the stone drives away dullness". Nero, for example, is said to have worn an emerald as a monocle to strengthen his eyes, and it is also said of Cleopatra that she supported her beauty and youth by wearing emeralds. The emerald was already mentioned in the Bible and was considered in the Revelation of John as the fourth of the twelve foundation stones of the Jerusalem city wall.
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Vintage Ring With Colombian Emerald & Navette Diamonds, Vienna Circa 1970
Springtime In Vienna
€ 14,890.00 *
Content 1 piece
Unit price €14,890.00 / piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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