*Mid-century 1960 convertible ring-brooch of a Bee in 18 kt gold with 1.04 Cts in VS diamonds and rubies
Convertible ring-pin of a Jeweled Bee.
A stunning beautiful piece, made in America during the late mid-century period, circa 1960. This iconic convertible ring has been carefully crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with textured and brushed surfaces. The pin is suited, with a hinged bar with a twisted lock and the ring have two small round holes in the ring base, to remove and remount the bee insect.
The body is mounted in full, with 19 calibrated round brilliant cut diamonds, 1.02 carats, F color, VS-2 clarity. The eye are accented with two round red rubies of .02 carats
Have a total weight of 10.4 Grams.
The actual ring size is 6, can be sized and the Bee on top measures are 22 mm by 25 mm (-.87 x 0.98 Inches).
Stamped, with the maker's mark, and the gold assay hallmark,
Herbert Rosenthal Jewelry Co, was founded in New York in 1945, when they manufactured decorations for Christmas trees. In 1962 the corporation registered two jewelry trademarks, “HR” and “Accent On Value” (1962-1984). Active for twenty-five years, HR jewelry trademark ceased to exist in 1987. Traditionally, the company produced finger rings, bracelets, brooches and pins with the use of 18 K gold, silver and precious stones.
Rosenthal mostly specialized in brooches and his business was successful. By the mid 1960’s he created an iconic design of bejeweled bees that brought him fame. Rosenthal has created several insect designs for Tiffany & Co.
It is in perfect condition.
INVENTORY REF: R0000CCEJ/.1153