Pink Sapphire, Gold Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, FrenchClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionPink Sapphire, Gold Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, French
The Vague ring features round-cut pink sapphires weighing a total of approximately 4.50 carats, set in 18k gold, marked VCA, BL29302, French hallmarks. Gross weight 14.30 grams.
Size: 6-1/4 (sizeable)
Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000.
Type(s): Pink Sapphire
Count: 51 - 75
Avg Quality: Fine
Overall Condition: Very Good
Condition Notes: A playful design that will compliment any hand! Marked 750 BL29302, 52. Sizing would disrupt the marks on the inside and outside of the shank.
Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. Their success was immediate. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a fancy purse-like compartmentalized lady’s vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. It created the illusion of floating gems, each being fastened by wires from the underside of the piece. It was popular throughout the 1930s and 1940s before reappearing in the 1990s. The company is continues to be family run, managing locations across the globe.
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