A fine Art Deco emerald and diamond ring, circa 1926 Set with an octagonal-cut emerald to a double corner claw setting, the gallery pierced, between shoulders each set with a baguette-cut diamond and two pairs of square-cut diamonds, engraved inside the plain hoop “A.M. 1926” and stamped Pt, the emerald estimated to weigh approximately 1.70cts, size O
The gilding flakes won this round - there wasn't really enough coverage on this gorgeous Penny Black tree. I added three Stickles and two Liquid Pearls as well as some gems to it, so you can hardly tell! I added a couple of white layers as I wanted to keep the design very clean but the card needed a little something extra and I think the white layers worked well.