Cut: Oval Cut, Medium blue colour
Ian Abeshouse Valuation
Ring Size: K 1/2
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1950s solitaire oval sapphire gypsy ring. The sapphire is bezel set in platinum on an 8.00 to 3.00 mm tapered band. The Sapphire equals 1.00 ct measuring 6.50 x 5.70 x 2.80 mm with a medium blue colour and good clarity. The ring is a finger size ” K 1/2 ” and can be resized.
The Mid 20th Century Period (1950 - 1970):
Through the 50s and 60s the hair was bigger, the dresses were bigger and the jewellery followed suit. Women wore more extravagant pieces than ever before and men opted for lots of gold. Cartier introduced jewellery depicting leopards and panthers and from then on each jewellery house did the same. Van Cleef & Arpels created bejewelled animals and flowers and Bulgari had its Serpentini line. Cocktail Rings were something a woman could simply not be seen without particularly in the US where a ‘Cocktail Party’ was the most stylish event you could be invited to.