*Gubelin 1970 by Paul Binder Geometric puzzle Ring in two tones of 18 kt gold
Geometric puzzle ring designed by Paul Binder for Gubelin.
Beautiful sculptural and sleek piece made in Zurich Switzerland by Paul Binder for the jewelry house of Gubelin, back in the 1970's. This unusual geometric ring was crafted with impeccable and precise details in two tones of solid yellow and white gold of 18 karats.
Composed by a squared cushion body, with two pieces that perfectly match each other like a puzzle and finished with very high polished surfaces.
Has a total weight of 19.95 grams and the actual size is 7.5, cannot be enlarged. The width measure is 12.5
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the swiss assay hallmarks and signed, "GUBELIN SWISS MADE .750".
Paul binder, was a very famous and talented swiss goldsmith. He opened his first workshop in the 1974 in the city of Winterthur in Switzerland and the second one in the city of Zurich located on the number 4 of Storchen-Grasse, (Storchen street). He studied jewelry design and manufacture in numerous places including Germany, Denmark and Italy. He is very well know as one of the best Switzerland's goldsmith due his outstanding skills in all jewelry matter
Gubelin, was founded in 1854 when Mauritz Breitschmid opened a watchmaker's shop on the Pfistergasse in Lucerne. a few years later, in 1861, Eduard Jakob Gübelin was born in eastern Switzerland. he subsequently moved to Lucerne and was apprenticed to the watchmaker Mauritz Breitschmid. The year 1886 marked a special occasion in the young watchmaker's life as Eduard Jakob Gübelin married bertha Sophia Breitschmid, the daughter of his old master. In the same year, the two men became business partners, managing the growing company together.
In the 1920s Gübelin opened its own jewelry atelier and at the same time set up a small gemological laboratory so that it could test – and be sure of the authenticity – of the stones its jewelers used. It also continued making and repairing fine watches for a discerning clientele, developing a reputation that soon reached throughout Europe and overseas.
Since 1854, the house of Gübelin has always been in the hands of the family and led by a family member throughout time the Gübelin family carefully nurtured its traditions. It kept the company’s core values alive and passed them on to the next generation which contributed to the success and growth of the swiss house.
Provenance: Acquired in Zurich, Switzerland in the 1980, a private collection in NYC.
A great collector's masterpiece crafted with meticulously precision and in impeccable condition.
INVENTORY REF: E0000MONN/.4795