Vintage 18k yellow gold venus motif diamond ring by renowned Spanish designer, Carrera y Carrera. The woman is holding a bezel diamond, and her body is is a matte finish, while her hair is high polish finish--consistent with Carrera's artistic style. This piece is an original piece and comes with it's box.
Great vintage condition, light wear consistent with age
Size: 5.25 - 5.5 resizable
Weight: 5.2 grams
Diamonds: 2.2 mm round brilliant cut diamond
Width: 12 x 16 mm (venus), 2.2 mm (back)
Hallmarks: CC (maker's mark)
A little history: In 1885, founder Saturio Carrera came to Madrid, Spain to open his workshop. After Saturio taught his son everything he knew, José completed his jewelry studies in Paris and returned to Madrid to take on the family business. 75 years later, they received a commission to create a tiara for Queen Fabiola of Belgium for her royal wedding in 1960, todayCarrera is considered one of the 30 most prestigious jewelry houses in the world.
The house is celebrated for its unique, mythical, sculptural designs, drawing inspiration from nature and mythology. Prominent themes include animal figures, such as cats, serpents, and elephants. In addition, Carrera y Carrera produced a signature collection, Las Manos, that featured women’s hands as its central element.
Famous Carrera commissions: Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Ronald Reagan,Queen Sofía of Spain, Goya Award Design, Armory Museum in the Kremlin