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    Aquamarine, Diamond, Sapphire, Gold Ring, Ruser
    The ring features an emerald-cut aquamarine measuring 24.55 x 17.45 x 12.06 mm and weighing approximately 37.00 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.00 carat, accented by round-cut sapphires weighing a total of approximately 3.25 carats, set in 14k gold, marked Ruser. Gross weight 24.80 grams.
    Size: 6 (sizeable)


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Aquamarine, Sapphire
    Shape(s): Emerald-cut, Round-cut
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A gorgeous Ruser ring! Marked Ruser 14k. Engraved: 11 and for ever with understanding 12-31-56. Sizing may disrupt the pattern of the shank. The aquamarine and some sapphires have chips, nicks, and/or abrasions.
    Ruser: William Ruser learned the jewelry business managing Trabert & Hoeffer, Mauboussin boutiques in Atlantic City and Beverly Hills. In 1947 he opened his own shop on Rodeo Drive, where he rapidly earned the distinction of “Jeweler to the Stars”. Celebrities such as Loretta Young, Joan Crawford and Claudette Colbert prominently displayed his creations in film, on the red carpet as well as in print. Ruser was known, first, for his elegant pave-set diamond jewels and, second, for his whimsical sculptural freshwater pearl designs. His menagerie of animals, insects, flowers and children were based upon the fanciful, irregular shaped freshwater pearls, the most popular of which were his Monday’s Child and Poodle lines. His jewels reflected the post war optimism and lightheartedness of the 1950s and 1960s. Ruser retired in 1969, closed his salon and its prime corner location is now the home of Van Cleef & Arpels.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    1st Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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