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Andrew Grima

1966
A stunning 9.02ct oval Ceylon sapphire ring with ornate gold and round brilliant diamond setting.
£45,000.00
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A stunning sapphire and diamond ring by Andrew Grima 1966, set to the centre with a beautiful oval Ceylon sapphire weighing 9.02cts surrounded by an openwork bombe style mount of overlapping stylised leaf motifs, all in 18ct yellow gold and set throughout with round brilliant cut diamonds to a textured gold band formed of leaf-like motifs.
Specifications
  • OriginLondon
  • Gemstones and Other Materials9.02ct oval sapphire no heat Ceylon with certificates from SSEF and The Gem & Pearl Laboratory Round brilliant diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 3.5cts
  • Condition ReportVery fine
  • Setting18ct yellow gold with maker's marks and London assay office marks
  • Weight description16 grams
  • DimensionsUK finger size K
Literature & exhibitions
A ring of very similar design set with a cabochon sapphire was item 133 in the 'Grima - Retrospective' exhibition at Goldsmiths' Hall London in 1991. Please see the catalodue p65 for an illustration of it.

Grima, Andrew

For a man whose jewellery career began more by accident than by design, Andrew Grima would prove instrumental in changing the face of post-war British jewellery with his bold, audacious and innovative jewellery. 

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