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huge Carmen Beckmann Mexican silver and alexandrite Ring

on Apr 4, 2016 in archived

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Absolutely breath-taking with its huge table-cut color-change sapphire (usually referred to as alexandrite within the field of vintage Mexican jewelry) this Carmen Beckmann ring is a real treat for the dedicated collector. The stone, which like real alexandrites changes color according to light conditions, is held in a high, terraced setting with openings that maximize the effect of light and bestow it a regal presence…

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Size/Weight: sz 6.75-7 yet resizable; face is 1 3/8″ by 3/4″; ring rises about 1/2″ off the finger when worn; 25.9 grams.

Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed with Beckmann’s name as well as “STERLING”; 1960s-70s

Condition: excellent vintage with a stunningly big stone, gorgeous color, very good patina and the proportions of the sterling setting matching those of the gem

SOLD – Thank you!

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