Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Ring
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Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Ring
Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Ring
Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Ring
Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Ring
Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Ring

Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Ring

Regular price $ 3,250

Art Deco, aka the Roaring 20s are known for endless parties and dancing, strong cocktails and lavish lifestyle. The jewelry from this period truly reflect the iconic era. This Vintage Art Deco Revival Emerald Diamond 18k White Gold Ring is an outstanding example of Art Deco legacy living on. The ring features an oval emerald approximately 0.50 carat. Accented by 6 baguette emeralds approximately 0.60 carat, and 14 round brilliant cut diamonds approximately 0.25 carat, H-I color, VS clarity. Circa 1980's.
Size 6 1/2 and can be re-sized.
Creator: Unknown
Date of Manufacture: 1980
Stone: Emerald, Diamond
In The Style Of: Art Deco
Period: 20th Century
Inventory number: 17128
Place of Origin: Unknown
Metal: 18K White Gold
Condition: Excellent

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Simple Guide to Emerald Jewelry

Simple Guide to Emerald Jewelry

This week we will be discussing emeralds; the May birthstone. One of the oldest, most precious and cherished gemstones across all civilizations and decades. Emerald’s shine and luster radiates from far, the soft yet vibrant green makes them irresistibly attractive. Emeralds are one of the 4 most valuable gemstones, along with rubies, sapphires and diamonds. 

In this blog post you will learn:

  • Emerald’s Main Characteristics
  • Interesting Facts
  • Symbolism and Folklore

Main Characteristics:
Emeralds are made from beryl, just like aquamarines. The vibrant green color occurs due to the presence of chromium and/or vanadium. Emeralds measure between 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness. Although they are durable gemstones, emeralds can crack and chip; because of this, emeralds are often treated with oil or resin to fill in the cracks and prevent chipping. PRO TIP: only clean your emerald jewelry with warm water and occasionally coat these gorgeous stones with baby oil, to prevent the stones from becoming brittle.

Interesting Facts:

As for the origin, Colombia yields over 50% of all emeralds in the world. Other popular emerald origins are Russia, Zambia, Ethiopia, and Brazil. The first known emeralds were mined in Egypt around 1500 BC. Cleopatra loved emeralds and owned many jewelry pieces featuring this royal green stone.



Inclusions are to be expected in emeralds, the French jewelry dealers call them the internal “jardin”(garden). In rare cases, emeralds can be so clean, that they don't even need oil, or resin treatment to fill the cracks. Emeralds with little to no inclusions are extremely rare and can be worth more than diamonds. For emeralds, one of the most important factors is the color. The most desirable color is a vivid green with even saturation and no color zoning.
  • Elizabeth Taylor owned an emerald pendant necklace which sold for $6.5 million in 2011, making it about $280,000 per carat.
  • The Duke of Devonshire Emerald is one of the largest uncut emeralds, weighing 1,383.93 carats.

 Symbolism and Folklore

According to ancient folklore, emeralds possess various healing properties. They were thought to guard against memory loss and enhance intuition. The soft, calming color of emeralds was believed to relax and relieve eye strain. The Romans and the Aztecs believed that emeralds could cure infertility and help during childbirth. It's interesting, the fact that two civilizations were on the opposite sides of the world and have never been in contact, and yet believed in the same mystical properties of emeralds. 

In Pompei, stunning emerald jewelry was found buried under the ash from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The emeralds were perfectly preserved by the rock-like ash.

The Bottom Line

When choosing emerald jewelry, look for origin, color, appearance to the eye and carat weight. If the budget allows, definitely consider investing in a genuine stone - it’s truly a magical and scientific process, for the gemstone to go from the earth deposits to your hands. 



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