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.