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Ruby Earrings in 18kt Gold

Invisibly set ruby earrings in 18kt gold.

Easy as Pie!

A masterful illusion worthy of the great Houdini,  these beautiful earrings feature four pie-shape rubies invisibly set to create the look of one large round ruby. A dramatic effect,  at a fraction of the cost.

The rubies are a rich deep red surrounded by an 18kt yellow gold bezel.  Simple elegance and masterful craftsmanship,  allow these earrings to be worn every day and with any outfit in your closet.

Invisible setting of gemstones is a demanding technique developed by Van Cleef & Arpels in the 1930s.  In this technique matching grooves are precisely cut along the sides of the gemstones to be set.  The gems are then fitted together along a lattice of gold wires and surrounded by a gold or platinum bezel.  The result is an unbroken field of sparkling gems.  Invisibly set jewels came into fashion in 1936 when the Duke of Windsor gave the Duchess a holly leaf brooch invisibly set with diamonds and rubies.  Truly a wonderful Christmas gift!

Side-view of ruby earrings in 18kt gold.
From the side,  you can see the depth of the bezels that securely hold the rubies.  The stepped profile of the bezel is a classic look that surrounds the invisibly set rubies with concentric circles of gold.

Below,  there is a sturdy straight post and a snug friction back that securely holds the earring to your ear lobe.

From the rear,  you can see the sturdy understructure that supports the invisibly set rubies.  As much attention was paid to crafting the intricate backs of these jewels,  as the front.  As a result,  this beautiful pair of earrings will bring many generations of pleasure and adornment. Rear view of ruby earrings in 18kt gold.
Name:  Simple as Pie!

Cost: Please inquire.

The four ruby  "pie slices" weigh a total of  0.92 carats.  The earrings are just under  5/16" in diameter at the outer bezel.

Gemstone Note:
It is common practice for gem cutters to heat rubies to improve their color and appearance.  You should assume that all rubies have been heat treated unless the seller specifically guarantees otherwise.  We believe the ruby set in this ring has been heat treated.

These earrings can also be created in several other gemstone flavors.  Perhaps green tsavorite garnets,  blue sapphires,  sparkling diamonds or a combination of gemstones are more to your taste.   We can also create these earrings in several different size and shapes.  Please call to discuss design options and costs (603 624-8672).

If striking gems are your passion,  here are a few other jewels to visit ....

Ruby and diamond ring in 18kt gold.Sapphire and diamond cluster earrings crafted in platinum.18kt gold ring with a red spinel and two diamonds.

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