Art Deco Emerald Cut 2.57ct Diamond Ring by HENNELLIrene Byrne & Co
This magnificent Art Deco 2.57ct emerald cut diamond ring is made by one of London's oldest and best known jewellery houses HENNELL.
It features a very large 2.57ct emerald cut diamond and is graded a superb colour: E and clarity: VS1. To top this off, this extremely impressive stone is a Natural Type IIA diamond, with only 1-2% of all natural diamonds being devoid of impurities. Famous diamonds like the Cullinan, Koh-i-Noor and Lesedi La Rona, are Type IIa.
This ring is all handmade and set in platinum with 12 old single cut diamonds on the shoulders. It is dated circa 1925 and is accompanied by an AnchorCert Gem Lab diamond report.
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Design Style: Art Deco
Cut: Emerald Cut Diamond and Old Single Cut Diamonds
Weight & Colour: 1 Diamond = 2.57ct, E / VS1, Natural Type IIA
12 Diamonds = 0.20ct
Ian Abeshouse Valuation
Finger Size: M 1/2
* Free Resizing Available - So that you receive the perfect fit, please let us know your finger size by placing it in the "special instructions" when checking out of the cart (a complimentary service we provide, at no additional charge).
Art Deco (1920 - 1939):
It can be argued that the Art Deco period actually started before the 1920s, however it is agreed that it really took off after the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes (International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industries) in Paris, 1925. Drawing on influences from earlier art movements such as Cubism and Bauhaus, the style took traditional jewellery design and through it out the window. The soft, flowing lines inspired by nature from the previous eras were gone. Instead sharp, geometrical designs took centre stage and countries such as Asia and Egypt became the primary source of inspiration. Platinum and white gold were the prominent metals used to set stones, diamonds were popularly being set and contrasted with black onyx and the bright colours of jade, coral, rubies, sapphires and emeralds. This design style resulted in some of the most amazing and influential designs to ever have come out of the industry.
HENNELL was founded in 1736 and is one of London's oldest and best know jewellery manufacturers. Supplying royalty such as the Queen of England as well as George V, the Russian Royal family and Admiral Lord Nelson, his later clients included the Astors, Lauders, Vanderbilts, Getty and Rockefeller’s.
HENNELL’S most prominent work was produced during the 1920s and 30s under the designer Charles Bruno with his style and quality rivalling the dominance of the French jewellery houses of the time.
Jewellery from HENNELL is rare to appear on the market meaning there is much competition for them when they do.