A feast for the eyes

Luxurious vintage emerald & diamond ring in yellow gold, circa 2000

This magnificent ring features a green emerald in an oval cabochon cut, set alongside twelve fine brilliant-cut diamonds. High-carat yellow gold provides an ideal stage for the stones to shine. The diamonds form an impressive frame around the colored stone and offer it an effective stage. All diamonds used here are fine white (Top Wesselton, G) and of beautiful quality. The emerald is one of the most valuable gemstones and has always held 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 arrangement of the gemstones gives the piece a calm dynamism, and the wide rail of matte gold adds to the magnificent impression of the piece. The vintage ring from the years of the last millennium is very well preserved and made of high quality materials, it found its way to us here in Berlin.

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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.