SOLD--Modernist Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond Butterfly Ring 18k, Italy c. 1980
THIS PIECE HAS BEEN SOLD.
A vintage ring for a butterfly lover! Or a sapphire lover, or chunky ring lover, or modern design lover...this ring has many gorgeous features. Flanking a bezel set natural oval cut sapphire weighing approximately .50ct are two butterflies crafted in 18k yellow gold, with four round cut natural sapphires at .20ctw and four marquise cut natural rubies in their wings at .20ctw, plus two round brilliant cut diamonds weighing .05ctw for their little heads. Great openwork on the face of the ring while keeping the piece heavy and chunky, with tons of color! This is an Italian ring circa 1980 and has all the hallmarks of Italian design from that period.
This ring is currently a size 6.5 and can be resized as needed. Stamped "750" with Italian hallmarks for Milan. Measures 12mm at widest with the band tapering to 4mm. Weighs 7.9 grams.