Art Nouveau ruby ring in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum. Antique ring of the Art Nouveau period decorated with a pigeon’s blood ruby and diamonds. In its center there is a cushion-cut ruby. The ruby is framed by two old-cut diamonds. The whole is surrounded by twelve rose-cut diamonds in a platinum beaded setting. The shoulders of the ring are embellished with leaves setted with diamonds. Art nouveau ring, circa 1910, France, Paris.
Marked with an eagle’s head and the mark of the goldsmith Georges Lavoipierre (active in Paris between 1906 and 1942).
Finger size : 53 EU or 6.5 US (possible to change)
A certificate was issued by the Bellerophon laboratory on 16/01/2023:
Characteristics of the ruby :
Description : transparent gemstone
Weight : 0,31 carat approximately
Dimensions : 4.09 x 3.65 x 2.59 mm
Size : oval
Identification: natural ruby
Colour: vivid red
Fluorescence : Strong red
Comment : no indication of heating
Geographical origin : Burma (Mogok, Myanmar). This ruby can be called “pigeon blood” on the trade.
Estimated weight of the main diamonds: 0.19 and 0.14 carat
Estimated total diamond weight: 0.47 carat
Condition : scratches from use. Visible with a loupe : a thin chip on the border of one diamond.
Weight : 3.07 gr