Antique Art Deco 14K White Gold Belais Diamond & Sapphire Ring
Antique Art Deco 14K White Gold Belais Diamond & Sapphire Ring. The ring is in excellent estate condition and ready to wear. It is signed BELAIS 14K. It is set with some single cut, old European cut and transition cut diamonds as well as a band of sapphires. The diamonds come to approximately .30 carats and vary in clarity from Vs2 - I1 and F - H color. The ring is a size 6.5 and measures 15.5mm long. It weighs 2.9 grams.
Belais Manufacturing Co was the first company to successfully create a white gold alloy in the United States which they created in 1917 and patented in 1920. At one point in the 1920's white gold was known as Belais Metal.