Star sapphire ring
sapphire which are aligned at 120 degrees to each other. It is important to have a clearly defined, central star with equal length arms. As you see, this is a fine example, probably from Sri Lanka, with a lively sapphire, evenly coloured, and a delicate shade of dove-grey.
The calculated weight of the sapphire is just over 20 carats, and the platinum mount is set with small circular diamonds, with five marquise-cut diamonds on each shoulder, with a total of approximately 1 carat. It is a substantial looking ring - the head is approximately 20 x 20mm overall
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N.Bloom & Son , london , UNITED KINGDOM
N.Bloom & Son was established by my maternal grandfather in 1912. I have run the business since 1971. I specialise in high-quality old jewellery, mostly late 19th and 20th century, of interesting and unusual design. After having a succession of shops in the West End over forty years, and having a achieved a high reputation and profile with the public, I decided to close my last shop in 2005, and now I trade solely over the internet, or by person-to-person contact with clients.
FREEPOST IAN HARRIS - N.BLOOM & SON
T: 020 7629 5060
Other Antiques available from N.Bloom & Son
Edward VII Coronation brooch
1970s enamelled fish brooch
Victorian gemmel ring