Noble Stirrup

Exquisite White Gold Ring with Emerald & Diamonds, Circa 1975

The shape of the finger ring is a very consistent one, but has been varied throughout history. A special feature first appeared in the 1970s and is known to us today as the stirrup shape. In this case the goldsmith makes the ring band sideways in the lower part. This design is particularly advantageous for a ring with a large ring head, which is thus prevented from slipping and the stirrup forms a welcome resistance. The present piece of jewellery also has a magnificent ring head, which we can date to the 1970s thanks to its stirrup bar. A magnificent emerald of intense colour and weighing about one carat shows up as the central gemstone. Twelve brilliant cut diamonds and two trapezoid cut diamonds of choice quality expand the ring's showpiece into a finely stepped, sparkling carée. The ring is a hand-forged unique piece and came here in Berlin us, where it was probably also created. The ring comes with a detailed appraisal from the German Gemstone Appraisal Society, which confirms the quality of the materials used. An expressive ring in a clear design language.

The emerald is a gemstone that immediately captivates almost all gemstone lovers. Its wonderful and imperishable green makes the emerald a stone of hope, as well as it is considered the stone of wisdom and inspiration. It is said that Cleopatra adorned herself with emeralds in order to rejuvenate herself and to preserve her beauty, since according to ancient belief, inexhaustible grace and youth reside in emeralds. For thousands of years, the emerald has been one of the most prized gemstones in the world, and stones from the world-famous mines of Colombia in particular enjoy a legendary reputation.

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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.