Scilla ring €550

Herbarium No 164.3 Scientific Name SCILLA Common Name Scilla Type Ring Place Riga, Latvia Date Vintage 1958-1991 Collected by Halmarked SP Material Carved turquoise, 583/1000 rose gold 14 ct Size Flower 17,75 x 10,5 mm Total Weight 3,6 grams Condition Good Price 550 EUR * Hallmarks: Star with hammer and sickle emblem and number of fineness in shovel-shaped outline.

Physalis ring €425

  Herbarium No. PF 145.6 Scientific Name Physalis Common Name Lantern plant  Type Ring Place Made in Belgium Date Approximately 1890-1900 Marked Unknown maker Material 750/1000 gold 18 ct, Rose and old European briljant cut diamonds Size 8,8 x 15,4 mm Total Weight 2,3 grams  Condition Good Price € 425       This antique 18 crt gold ring depicts a Physalis, commonly known as a Japanese lantern or Chinese lantern plant, identifiable by the bright orange to red papery covering over its fruit, which resembles a lantern. Once this cover is dried, the fruit is seen. The fruit of…

Forget-me-not €990

Herbarium No. PFA 141 Scientific Name MYOSOTIS Common Name Forget-me-not Type Ring Place Made in England Date Early Victorian, ca. 1850 Collected by Hallmark W.B. Material Turquoise, old mine cut diamond, 750/1000 gold Size  Floret 10,5 mm Total Weight 3,56 grams Condition Good. One turquoise discoloured Price €990

Horse chestnut €990

  Herbarium No. PFA125 Scientific Name AESCULUS hippocastanum Common Name Horse chestnut or Conker tree Type Ring Place Made in France Date Approximately 1890-1900 Marked Unknown maker, hallmarked with Tête d’aigle: French essay mark 18 ct gold and Bigornes Material 750/1000 gold 18 ct Size 19,6 x 10,7 mm Total Weight 2,75 grams  Condition Good Price €990       This antique 18 crt gold ring depicts a realistic leaf from a Horse-chestnut or Conker tree. The ring is marked with 19th-century French hallmarks for 18 ct gold.

Love-in-a-mist opal flower ring

Love in a mist €615

Herbarium No 173 Scientific Name NIGELLA DAMASCENA Common Name Love in a mist Type Ring Place Australia? Date Vintage Collected by Unknown Material Opal, 585/1000 rose gold 14 ct Size Flower 23,3 x 21,3 mm Total Weight 8,2 grams Condition Good Price 615 EUR Love-in-a-Mist owns its lovely name to the airy bracts and the tangle of fennel-like foliage that forms a mist around the flowers and later around the flowerhead. The ‘mist’ around the Australian opal in this stunning rose gold cocktail ring is less ferny, to make it more wearable. Photo 1 From ‘How to Grow Love-In-A-Mist‘ BY Marie Iannotti Photo…

Belle epoque · Cushion cut diamond · Dogwood · Edwardian · Old mine cut diamond · Old singlecut diamonds · Platinum · Ring · Symbol of Christianity

Dogwood ring €5200

Herbarium No. 026 Scientific Name CORNUS Common Name Dogwood Type Ring Place Belgium Date Approximately 1910 Collected by Unknown Material Old mine cushion cut diamond circa 0.75 ct, Clarity VVS, light yellow, Old single cut diamonds, Platinum Size 20 x 19,7 mm Total Weight 5,8 grams Condition Good Price 5200 EUR     In the Edwardian period, when this ring was made, platinum was the new black. Platinum is the ultimate metal to create an intricate but strong lacework around the diamonds. In the centre of this ring an old mine cushion cut diamond is set, circa 0.75 ct, Clarity VVS, light yellow,…

Amsterdam · Bunch of flowers · Modern art · Modern jewellery · Silver · Suzanne Klemm · Tulip · Tulipmania

Tulip ring €185

Herbarium No. 019 Scientific Name TULIPA Common Name Tulip Type Ring Place Made in Amsterdam Date 2005 Collected by Susanne Klemm (1965 Zürich -) Material Silver, paper, epoxy Size 42,2 x 44,5 mm Total Weight 29,8 grams Condition Good Price 185 EUR     Link to Suzanne Klemm’s website and to a Dutch page with info about the artist. Link to an excellent article on the Rijksmuseum website, about the 17th century’s fascination and speculation, called Tulipmania.