An Edwardian ruby and diamond ring, circa 1910. The ring belonged to the novelist, poet and gardener, Vita Sackville-West, who is best remembered for her unorthodox marriage to the writer and diplomat Sir Harold Nicolson, her affair with Virginia Woolf during the 1920s and for creating some of the most admired and influential English gardens of the 20th century. What a beautiful way to set marquise stones.
A tourmaline and diamond ring, Nardi centering an elongated marquise-cut greenish blue tourmaline, weighing 6.92 carats, measuring approximately 33.50 x 6.40 x 5.30mm., completed by round brilliant-cut diamond shoulders; unsigned, attributed to Nardi; mounted in platinum.
yes please - A padparadscha sapphire and diamond ring Set with a cushion-cut padparadscha sapphire, weighing 5.23 carats, within an openwork double-tiered surround of marquise and round brilliant-cut diamonds, between diamond-set split shoulders, mounted in 18k white gold, the diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 1.40 carats in total