Captivating Vintage Black Star Sapphire Thai Princess Harem Ring
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Known as 'Nop-pa-kao' these Thai Princess Harem rings are a traditional style in the shape of an exotic rising flower with three rows of gemstones, in this case Black Star Sapphire and Paste intricately encircling the high domed centre which is further decorated with twisted wirework. Circa 1940's/50's these rings were skilfully hand made by locals in a multitude of different local gemstones and were often brought back as souvenirs for their sweethearts by soldiers on tour in Thailand after WW2 as a strikingly eye-catching cocktail ring.
The amazing structure is all hand made with a 14ct yellow gold band and white gold setting to the gems. We can size to fit within limits but it is currently a titchy size 'H/4/7/47'. It has some rubbing to the gemstones, see photos on zoom for details.