Late Art Deco ruby ring with round and baguette diamonds, from about 1940

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An unheated ruby of about one and a half carats is the star of this appealing ring from about 1940. 

The surround features round and baguette diamonds in a stepped-down design typical of the Art Deco period. 

It is robust enough for an engagement ring. 

White gold was back in fashion, and these later Art Deco rings are a little more solid in construction than some of the earlier fine platinum ones. 

Rubies and sapphires are both corundum, and the hardest gemstones after diamonds. Their durability makes them a popular choice for a ring to wear every day. 

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• Handmade in 18-carat white gold with a platinum top

• Oval natural pinkish red unheated ruby measures 7.2 x 6.5 x 3.5mm, estimated at 1.50 carats

• Eight round brilliant cut diamonds estimated to total 0.40 carats, graded set as G-H/VS-SI

• Four baguette cut diamonds estimated to total 0.22 carats, graded set as G-H/VS

• Comes with an independent insurance valuation for $13,500

• Size approximately 6 3/4 or N, but easily resized free of charge 

• Face of ring is 11.4mm (just under 1/2 inch) tall

• Weight is 4.8 grams

• In excellent vintage condition

• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (the antique box is not for sale)

• Note: the sapphire ring is for sale separately – please get in touch if you’d like more information about it

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description. 

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

I accept returns if you’re not delighted with your purchase.

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