Description

    Emerald, Diamond, Platinum Ring, Ruser
    The ring features a square step-cut emerald measuring 9.04 x 9.16 x 4.54 mm and weighing approximately 2.10 carats, enhanced by marquise-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 3.00 carats, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 carat, set in platinum, marked Ruser. Gross weight 8.94 grams.
    Size: 4-1/2 (sizeable)

    From The Cobina Wright Collection


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Ruser
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Marquise, Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 26 - 50
    Gem Type: Emerald
    Gem Average Clarity: Fine
    Gem Shape: Square Emerald-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: A vibrant emerald, complimented by scintillating diamonds. The emerald is abraded.


    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
    April, 2014
    29th Tuesday
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