Art Deco ring centering a GIA certified 2.45 carat cushion-cut natural and unheated Cambodian sapphire. In a dome shaped ring accented with single-cut diamonds, approx. 0.75 carat. Mounted in openwork and millegrain platinum. Signed T.B. Starr. Center: 13mm, band: 1.6 - 3.3mm. Circa 1920.
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