Vintage, French, 18ct Gold, Cornflower Blue Sapphire and Diamond Ring

SKU: ARB-525


Sapphire and diamond ring, circa 1945. The sapphire at the centre of this cluster ring is nothing short of extraordinary. Weighing in at approximately 4 and a half carats, its impressive size is matched by a beautiful 'cornflower' blue, for which sapphires from Sri Lanka are famed, with a charming, slightly velvety silk-quality to its inner play of light. Within a border of bright brilliant-cut diamonds, this is a particularly beautiful sapphire and diamond cluster ring, of superb quality and rare beauty.



Why I love it...

We found this incredible ring in Paris, substantiated with defined French hallmarks, the sapphire is the most captivating velvety blue colour. Unsurprisingly, this sapphire came from Sri Lanka/Ceylon. Surrounded by diamonds, this ring is a dream.”

- Sammy, Founder

Place of Origin:

Stone Type:
Sapphire approx. 4.5cts
Accompanied by GCS certificate report stating that the sapphire is of Sri Lanka/Ceylon origin, with no indications of heat treatment.
Diamonds approx. 1.30ct total

Setting Dimensions:
Height 8.5mm / Front 18.5mm x 19.5mm
(Including diamond shoulders)

Metal Type:
18ct Yellow Gold & Platinum

Manufacture Date & Period:
1940-1955 / Vintage

Condition & Wear:
Very good / Wear commensurate with age

Band Size:
UK Q ½ / US 8.5 (complimentary re-size available)

Can a ring be re-sized?

Yes, the majority of our rings can be re-sized; unless stated in the item description. Simply add your required size in the notes section at checkout, and we'll take care of the rest!

What is my ring size?

Once you’ve set your heart on the perfect ring, if you're unsure of your ring size -please consult our sizing guide, or contact us for an easy solution to gauge your ring size.

How long does re-sizing take?

Please allow an additional 5 to 10 working days to the delivery time. If you require your order for a particular date, please get in touch as soon as possible and we will do our very best to accommodate.

Can I purchase a ring and later return to be re-sized?

Yes, we will do our very best to help you every step of the way. There is no additional charge for this but the buyer is responsible for return postage and insurance upon return.

Can I pay in installments/layaway?

Yes, we are happy to spread over a few months. Please contact us directly to discuss a
suitable payment method and plan. We do not charge interest for installment payments.

Does the ring come with a certificate?

While most of our rings are accompanied with a gemological certificate, it is possible to provide a certificate to rings which don’t already have a certificate. There is
an additional charge for this. All of rings are checked and examined by a professional gemologist before they reach the website.

Do you ship items internationally?

Yes, we provide free international express shipping on all online orders. Local taxes
and duties may apply. However, we currently do not ship to the following territories: Africa, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Lithuania, North Korea, Pakistan, Republic of Georgia, Russia, Turkey, Russia, Singapore and UAE. You can read our shipping page for more information.

How long will it take for the ring to arrive?

For UK orders, orders are shipped via Royal Mail Special Delivery, the working day after the payment has cleared. Please allow 1-2 business days for your order to arrive. For orders from all other countries, orders are shipped via FedEx or DHL, the working day after the payment has cleared. Please allow 4-5 business days for your order to arrive. Local taxes and duties may apply. You can read our shipping page for more information.

Where are you based, and do you have a shop I can visit?

We are based in London, England, and, for the time being, we are exclusively an online retailer.

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