Engagement rings as we know them today became popular in the 14th or 15th century amongst royal and wealthy families. Sapphires, rubies, emeralds, and diamonds were all used in these early tokens of betrothal. Sapphires were favored because they symbolized romantic love, truth, and commitment.
Classic Swedish 1939 Sapphire cluster ring. 18 kt. gold and white gold, adorned with 12 old-cut diamonds approx. 0.10 ct, total approx. 1.20 ct. Color: H. Clarity: SI-P1. Mastermark: J.P., Swedish control marks in the form of three-crowns and year-old code N8 for 1939. Ring size 56 / Ø 17.75 mm. Sapphire 10 x 7.5 mm. Super cute original box!