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There are 114 rubies set on this marvelous bracelet. A sampling of 20 stones has been analysed ; all of these ones come from Burma and there is no indication of treatment. Myanmar (formerly Burma) has the most famous deposits for rubies.
- The baguette diamond
This cut became extremely popular in 1920’s because it fit perfectly with Art Deco style. All the greatest Jewellery houses used this cut for their creations.
In 1920’s and 1930’s, a large majority of the jewels was made of platinum. In 1924, a very large mine of platinum was discovered in South of Africa. This white precious metal perfectly matches with the Art Deco style.
- The cuff bracelet
The cuff bracelet was very fashionable in 1930’s. In 1926 and 1928, Daisy Fellowes, the famous socialite, ordered two emerald and diamond cuff bracelets from Van Cleef & Arpels.