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A very unusual Jewellery made in the Art Nouveau era (1890-1915). More ring that was made circa 1900-1910 in Germany. It is a beautiful flowing design featuring a flower and two leaves that typified the Art Nouveau style. The flower has been set with an An 18th, 19th and early 20th century diamond shape, typically cushion or asymmetrical, marked by a small table, a high crown and a large culet. Culets are the small flat facets at the bottom of a stone which appear to the untrained eye as a hole in the middle of the stone. Before the advent of modern machinery which allows for the precise faceting we see tod... More A precious, lustrous gemstone made of highly compressed carbon. Diamonds are one of the hardest materials known to mankind. Colours of diamonds range from colourless, yellow, orange and brown to almost black. Natural coloured (or ‘fancy’) diamonds can be extremely rare. The cut, colour, clarity and carat weight of a diamond are the criteria jewellers use... More. In between is A French term that translates (as nearly as can be determined) to “letting in the daylight” and defines a type of transparent enamel that has no backing. Similar to a stained glass window, the design has a metal outline filled with various coloured transparent, glass-like enamels. First discovered in the 15th century by Benvenuto Cellini, plique-à-jour ... More green A pigmented glass-like material used in powdered form and fused onto the metal surface of a piece of jewellery. More. The term plique-à-jour (French for “letting in daylight”) is a vitreous enamelling technique where the enamel is applied in cells with no backing in the final product, so light can shine through the transparent or translucent enamel. It is in effect a miniature version of stained-glass and is considered very challenging technically. It is a delightful and very pretty ring.
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