A French 18K yellow gold “Sputnik” ring inspired on the beginning of the Space Race in the 1950s. The crown consists of a rounded surface set with a Tutti Frutti of brilliant cut diamonds, rubies and emeralds, all claw set and are mounted on pear shaped multiple gold wires that end in a tail. The tail itself has a line of alternating single cut rubies and diamonds paved set in platinum.
Hallmarks: French eagle (tête d’aigle) for 18K gold but almost not readable
Diamonds & Colored stones:
7 brilliant cut diamonds with the biggest diamond of about 0.50 cts and 6 smaller diamonds of about 0.10 cts each. In the tail of the ring there are 4 single cut diamonds between 0.03 and 0.01 cts. Total estimate carat weight of the diamonds is 1.20 cts
21 round faceted rubies between 0.10 and 0.015 cts with a total carat weight of about 1.89 cts
14 round faceted emeralds between 0.11 and 0.13 cts with a total carat weight of about 1.68 cts.
The stones are weighed and tested in their setting.
Total brute weight: 24 gram
4 cm x 2.2 cm
Size: 17, 55, N/O, 7
Condition: In good condition, some slight wear and tear.
- Additional Information
Material 18K gold, Platinum Era 1950 - 1960 Organic No Gemstone Diamond, Emerald, Ruby Signed No