For the Queen of Sheba

Antique engagement ring with sapphire & diamonds, around 1920

Even in classical antiquity, sapphires were set in jewellery. Even King Solomon is said to have wooed the hand of the Queen of Sheba with a sapphire from the surroundings of Rathnapura in Ceylon, which means "city of gems" in Sinhalese.So which stone would be more suitable to adorn an engagement ring? The exquisite platinum ring here combines eight individually cut old-cut diamonds weighing a combined total of approximately 1.52 carats with a sea-water blue natural sapphire. To ensure that the gemstone in our ring is a natural sapphire, we have commissioned an appraisal from the German Gemstone Appraisal Society in Idar-Oberstein, which is supplied with the ring. The classic entourage ring is made of platinum, the setting of the sapphire is made of high karat gold, which again emphasizes the beautiful color of the stone. This piece of 1920s jewellery came to us from Vienna.

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We want you to be 100% satisfied! That’s why we examine, describe and photograph all our jewellery with the utmost care.

If for any reason you are still not satisfied, contact us and we will find a mutual solution immediately. Regardless, you can return any item within 30 days and we will refund you the full purchase price.