Beautiful tank ring made of 18 karats yellow gold, set with five Verneuil sapphires. Jewellery from the Retro period, around 1950.
French tank sapphire ring in yellow gold 18 karats (750). Tank ring in the shape of an “open book”, with a line of five Verneuil sapphires (synthetic stone) of rectangular cut. The cut of the sapphires emphasizes their transparency, which gives them a beautiful pale blue color. Ring from the Retro period, France, circa 1950.
Eagle head hallmark
Finger size: 55 EU or 7.5 US (can be resized)
Ring head size: 13 mm x 19 mm
Estimated weight of the verneuil sapphires: 1,5 carat
Condition: scratches from use
Weight : 9,05 gr
Jewelry history: retro jewelry is characterized by the use of yellow gold, the development of 3-D volumes and the use of synthetic stones to compensate for the lack of natural stones at the time. Here we have a perfect example of this jewelry with its geometric shapes, its Verneuil sapphires and an important structure.