18K White Gold Vintage Ring from 1940's French Estate Diamonds and Sapphires

18K White Gold Vintage Ring from 1940's French Estate Diamonds and Sapphires

Major Bling! The Star of South Africa, was the first important large white diamond to come from South Africa and is credited with turning the tides of fortune in South Africa .  In 1869, it was picked up by a Griqua shepherd boy near the Orange River who traded it to a Boer settler for five hundred sheep, ten oxen, and a horse.  It weighed 83.5 carats in rough crystal form and was cut into a 47.69-carat old style pear-cut diamond.  The stone was later called the “Dudley Diamond” after the…

Major Bling! The Star of South Africa, was the first important large white diamond to come from South Africa and is credited with turning the tides of fortune in South Africa . In 1869, it was picked up by a Griqua shepherd boy near the Orange River who traded it to a Boer settler for five hundred sheep, ten oxen, and a horse. It weighed 83.5 carats in rough crystal form and was cut into a 47.69-carat old style pear-cut diamond. The stone was later called the “Dudley Diamond” after the…

This elegant matching 3 ring wedding set is from the Beverley K Collection and includes a sapphire and diamond engagement ring with 2 sapphire eternity bands. Change the bands to black diamonds and change the style of the ring. Now we are talking!!

Amethyst, Turquoise and diamond ring centering on a hexagonal amethyst within a star frame set with cabochon turquoise, the shoulders set wi...

Amethyst, Turquoise and diamond ring centering on a hexagonal amethyst within a star frame set with cabochon turquoise, the shoulders set wi...

An antique amethyst and diamond bangle, designed as a series of three oval cut amethyst with a diamond set flower and leaf open surround, on a hinged band mounted in silver and gold, circa 1880.

An antique amethyst and diamond bangle, designed as a series of three oval cut amethyst with a diamond set flower and leaf open surround, on a hinged band mounted in silver and gold, circa 1880.

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