Mid Century Modernist J. Arnold Frew Bubble Factory Ring with Opal & Pearls in 14k Gold

$ 3,600.00 

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Mid Century Modernist J. Arnold Frew Bubble Factory Ring with Opal & Pearls in 14k Gold
Mid Century Modernist J. Arnold Frew Bubble Factory Ring with Opal & Pearls in 14k Gold
Mid Century Modernist J. Arnold Frew Bubble Factory Ring with Opal & Pearls in 14k Gold

A wildly-imaginative, mid-20th-century modernist ring, modeled in 14k yellow gold, by J. Arnold Frew (California). This ring is made with an expressive, looping, open-work setting, and it holds a vibrant, blue-green, opal triplet at its center. The four luminous pearls mounted behind our bezel-set opal are suggestive of rising bubbles, or steam, while the atomic forms of the "frame" suggest movement. Taken together, these playful elements give the impression of a bubble factory! This cocktail ring is seriously unique and indomitably cheerful . . . we are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dreams! Marked 14k for purity and with the maker's signature, Frew. 

 

Materials

14k
Opal triplet
Pearl

Age

c. 1950 - 1960

Size

US 4 1/2

This ring can be resized (down to US 4 and up to US 7). Resizing for this ring is complimentary⁠— just leave your desired size in the notes field at checkout.

Dimensions

Ring head measures approx 29.6 mm (about 1") x 15.75 mm; rise is approx 9 mm; opal measures approx  12 x 10.2 mm; largest pearl measures approx 16 x 8.9 mm, from top to tail; smaller pearls (3) measure approx 4.7 - 5.9 mm; shank measures approx 3.6 mm at the shoulder and widens to approx 4.5 mm at the base.

Mid Century Modernist J. Arnold Frew Bubble Factory Ring with Opal & Pearls in 14k Gold
Mid Century Modernist J. Arnold Frew Bubble Factory Ring with Opal & Pearls in 14k Gold
Mid Century Modernist J. Arnold Frew Bubble Factory Ring with Opal & Pearls in 14k Gold