Art Deco 15ct Gold, Three Stone Ruby & Diamond Ring

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Art Deco 15ct Gold, Three Stone Ruby & Diamond Ring

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A striking 15ct gold ruby and diamond three stone Art Deco ring. The diamond is half a carat and has a good rectangular cut deep red ruby on either side of it. The stones are set in “millegrain” settings. From the French word “mille” for a thousand, and from “grain” as the same meaning in English, it refers to what appears to be thousands of tiny beads upon a metal precipice or edge. Gem set rings often employ this device. It is defined as a technique where a knurling or a millegrain tool is impressed into a metal edge leaving furrows and also beads or tiny ridges of metal.The effect is much nicer than to have claw set the stones in this case.

Written by Olly Gerrish
MeasurementsDiamond 50 points
Rubies approx total weight 30 points
Ring sizeUK H, US 4, French 46, Japanese 7
Eligible for Free Sizing
Ring Sizing Chart
Condition Very Good
Hallmarks15ct
Date & OriginArt Deco (1920-1935), English
ProvenanceEnglish