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18 carat rose gold Retro era diamond ring made in France in the 1950's

Here is such a fantastic ring that was made in France during the Retro period of the 1950's and makes such a big, bold statement on the finger that will no doubt always get the attention that it rightly deserves.

Made in 18 carat rose gold, the colour of the gold has such a lovely warm tone to it that is showcased even more by the fabulous design of the ring. The amazing swirl design of the ring really captures your eye and brings it in to the centre where a lovely and vibrant  European cut diamond  sits proudly. Measuring 0.65 carats, it not only captures the light wonderful, but also exemplifies the incredible design of the ring.

Certainly a ring that will always be admired, this is a ring to put on and truly be proud to wear.


Stock # ES9341

Circa: 1950



Out of stock


18 carat rose gold Retro era diamond ring made in France in the 1950's

This ring dates from the Retro period of the 1950's and was made in 18 carat rose gold. Set with a European cut diamond, the European diamond diamond has fifty eight facets like a modern round brilliant cut diamond, but at slightly different angles.

A brief history of Retro jewellery:

Retro describes jewellery produced between the later part of the 1930's to the 1950's, and also includes World War II. The styles and designs of the Art Deco jewellery still influenced designers in this era.

The retro movement was can be considered to be started by the head of Christie's jewellery department, Francois Curiel. He named the era for customers who requested jewellery with the Retro look. His realization of this era brought great popularity and prestige to retro jewellery, resulting in the increase in value and price to these designs. Retro jewellery can be easily characterised by large chunky somewhat over the top designs in not only brooches and bracelets but also rings. The use of rose gold was also quite common even in 18ct.
Large gem set brooches with a combination of such stones such as rubies and diamonds in a floral motif where not uncommon.

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