Good morning, kittens! (I’m trying to branch out on my endearments.)
I have something bold and wonderful for you today, so we’ll dive right in. I’d like you to meet a truly remarkable piece: it’s perfection in a sapphire and green beryl cocktail ring.
First things first: how cool is this thing?? 10/10 for pure visual effect. Color and shape hit it out of the park right from first glance.
This sapphire and beryl cocktail ring may look modern, but an antique – later Art Deco, from the 1930’s – 1940’s. You can feel the retro period coming on in its incredible boldness, but the Deco geometry is still there. It’s fantastic.
Let’s get a little more into the weeds now. Why is it fantastic? Well, first of all: the stones. That is a killer sapphire in the middle of this ring. A 5.68 carat, completely natural, no-heat emerald-cut blue Ceylon sapphire. Hot damn.
Surrounding big blue is a remarkable halo of 8.68 carats of gloriously mint green beyrl. The stones are perfectly matched in color and precisely cut to fit perfectly into each other to form a seamless, even, and stunning frame for the central sapphire. It’s gorgeous work. The jeweler who set these stones knew exactly what they were doing.
The final touch – and perhaps my favorite visual element of this aesthetic feast that is this sapphire and green beryl cocktail ring – is that each of the prongs holding the beryl halo in place in place ends in a small, sparkling bezel-set white diamond. The effect is somewhat atomic, sort of explosion-esque and completely delightful.
Here’s a better look at how the prongs turn into the bezel-set diamonds around the edge of the beryl halo.
Are you with me on this beauty, dears, or would you prefer something slightly different? Tell me your thoughts.
This sapphire and green beryl cocktail ring is currently for sale at Lang Antiques (but something so unique surely won’t last…if you can’t live without it, I’d act fast). All images and info are thanks to Lang Antiques.