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Kiss from the sea
The seduction of coral has ancient roots, from the sea to symbol of love, art, story of life, journey, full of meaning and power.
Colour contrast, subtle elegance seduce us with this sophisticated natural red coral and diamond navette ring from Edwardian era.
Believed to be endowed with mysterious sacred properties, has always combined myth and magic, for its red colour has fascinated people in the East and West alike. Its mysterious origins combining the mineral, vegetable and animal kingdoms have given rise to conjecture and myths. Believed to be the blood of Medusa, corallium rubrum, was thought to have amulet powers for warding off dangers. It was also viewed as a thing of beauty and power.
Centering is a luscious, ox blood, natural deep red coral cut en oval cabochon glowing with approx 1.25 Ct.
Against a truly sparkling and brilliant surface, all glitter and shine, with a glamorous colour contrast.
In all are twenty-two deep and chunky old mine cut diamonds embracing the glorious stone sparkling with approx 2.26 Ct of pure light.
Beautiful proportion, elegant and feminine, the navette shape is perfect to elongate the finger.
Artfully crafted in 18 Kt yellow gold and platinum during Edwardian era.
18 Kt yellow gold and platinum, tested
1 oval cabochon cut natural red coral of approx 1.25 Ct ; 22 old mine cut diamonds totaling approx 2.26 Ct(VS/SI-H/I);
head of the ring is 21.7 mm x 12.1 mm (hxw); sits 6.7 mm high on finger;
very good overall condition