Less Is A Bore

Unusual Vintage Ring By Gio Caroli With Diamonds In Gold, Italy ca. 1985


€ 2,490.00 *
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Unusual Vintage Ring By Gio Caroli With Diamonds In Gold, Italy ca. 1985
Unusual Vintage Ring By Gio Caroli With Diamonds In Gold, Italy ca. 1985
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"Less is more!" asserted Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to express the ideals of modernism and the Bauhaus. Robert Venturi, the most famous architect of postmodernism, reformulated this sentence in his own sense a good 60 years later: "Less is a bore", in other words: "Less is boring"! And in this way he expressed not least the sense of style and the will to form of the 1980s in a catchy slogan. The ring presented here by the Italian designer Gio Caroli was born from this spirit, because it combines the design idea of two types of rings into one wonderful model. Created in the 1980s, the ring is both magnificent and playful, and is a testament to the Italian penchant for high karat gold and fine gemstones. The gleaming polished ring first presents a band ring that appears intertwined, composed of a yellow gold ring and a curved half-memory ring of a lighter gold alloy placed on top. Here are set eleven white diamonds of wonderful quality. Nestled against this is a classic solitaire in a slightly different gold colour again. Firmly connected to the curved band ring is a lemon yellow fancy-colour diamond of about half a carat weight and wonderful purity. The result is a wide ring that looks like two or even three rings and yet forms a harmonious whole. With its combination of luxurious materials and playful theme, it is a magnificent eye-catcher on the finger. Italian jewellery design of the 1980s in magnificent quality!
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All times have their fashions, and all fashions have their effects also on the field of jewellery. Jewellery of the 1980s is an often beautiful, and always impressive testimony of a time of optimism and abundance: The oil crisis seemed to be over, Wall Street was flourishing - People sipped cocktails and paid with credit cards, everything seemed possible. At the same time, a new image of women emerged. Self-confident and tough, asserting herself at work, in the face of men, successful, with broad shoulder pads and high heels, she adorned herself with rings, necklaces and brooches in hitherto unfamiliar dimensions, with reflective surfaces of yellow gold and rich trimmings of colored gemstones. A lot of costume jewelry was created, because executed in real materials the jewelry would have been unaffordable for most women, so large and heavy they should appear. But real jewellery was of course also produced in large numbers in the USA and Europe.
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Unusual Vintage Ring By Gio Caroli With Diamonds In Gold, Italy ca. 1985
Less Is A Bore
€ 2,490.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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