SOLD--Arts & Crafts Edward Oakes Star Sapphire and Diamond Ring 18k c. 1920
THIS PIECE HAS BEEN SOLD.
What an absolute beauty of a ring, I sigh every time I look at it, it is very romantic. A fairytale for your hand! This little treasure was handmade by famed Boston Arts & Crafts jeweler Edward Everett Oakes circa 1920. His pieces are rare and getting harder to find! You can read more about him here and here. This ring hold an approximately 7ct natural blue star sapphire (much more blue than these photos show, please see the outdoor photos for accurate color) in an 18k yellow gold floral motif mounting with two Old Mine cut diamonds inset in the petals. It is really pretty in person and I don't know that these pics do her justice! This would make the most beautiful, special engagement ring for a sapphire lover, an Arts & Crafts collector or anyone who appreciates fine workmanship and history!
Currently a size 6.75 and can be resized carefully as needed. One resizing included, please allow one week.
Worn mark for Edward Oakes, not stamped for metal content but tested.
Face of ring measures 11mm north to south at the widest.
Natural greyish-blue star sapphire weighs approximately 7.22ct--much more blue than the photos show, please see the outdoor photos for better color representation. Minor wear to the stone commensurate with age. Old Mine cut diamonds weigh approximately .10ctw with G-H Color and SI2 clarity.
This ring has been worn and loved! Wear and softening to metal details on the shoulders. Has good energy.
All purchases from Bavier Brook arrive in an elegant box, fully wrapped in fine paper. Please inquire for international shipping. Don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions, we are happy to answer them!