Different and yet one
Pretty Toi-et-Moi ring with old cut diamond & pearl, around 1925
Toi et moi, you and I - this is the idea of the rings of the early 20th century, which set two equally placed gemstones next to each other. Influenced by Art Deco, many of these rings have an elegantly curved form with stepped elements and jagged engravings. The present piece of jewellery also corresponds to this type, and further extends its statement through the choice of materials used. As with the language of flowers, jewels in the 19th and early 20th centuries were able to convey non-verbal messages, most of which were of a romantic nature. Thus, in the type of toi-et-moi ring, a sapphire symbolizing fidelity was usually allowed to accompany the diamond embodying eternity. But rings with an old-cut diamond next to a pearl were also sought after, because in this context the pearl was a symbol of love: thus it shares its origin with the goddess of love Venus, or Aphrodite, who according to myth was also born from a shell. A beautiful old-cut diamond of about 0.30 ct and a pearl with a shimmering luster are set here between the curved ends of the ring band. A platinum overlay over the otherwise gold forged ring highlights the white color of the gemstones. The beautiful ring is in very good condition and is especially suited to becoming a promise of love once again after almost 100 years.
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