Antique Belle Epoque Filigree Sapphire Ring
Royalty often wore sapphires for dual purposes. Not only did the gemstone reputedly attract wealth, it also purportedly protected the wearer from envy and infidelity. Traditionally, people attributed to this gem the power to bring harmony between lovers as well as peace between adversaries. In addition, sapphires were said to put one at ease in social engagements and banish fraud.
Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use. (a tiny nibble on 1 of the accent sapphires, not visible to the naked eye).
Era: Edwardian Art Deco
Center Gemstone: Blue Sapphire
Carat Weight: 2.02
Cut: Round faceted
Color: A deeply saturated Royal Blue
4 French cut sapphires
16 old European brilliant diamonds = 0.85 carats
Ring Size: 5.25, sizable
Rise Above Finger: 6.5mm
Ring Face: 7.3mm x 7.3mm
Band Width: 2.2mm, tapers to 1.5mm
Weight: 5.58 grams