toi et moi double pearl and 14k gold ring

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The Story

A vintage ring, perfect for "you and me".  Two bright and beautiful pearls meet to create a classic "toi et moi" design set in 14 karat yellow gold.  Both of the South Sea variety, the lighter pearl has is warm white with cream overtones while the dark Tahitian pearl has a dark grayish purple body color with violet overtones.  They have a beautiful, luminescent quality while the dark and light colors come together reminiscent of a yin yang. 

A French saying, “Toi et Moi” means You and Me and in jewelry refers to a ring that showcases two stones symbolizing two people. These were common engagement rings during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, symbolizing two souls that are intertwined. The ring that is believed to have started the trend (and is similar to our example here) was a diamond and sapphire engagement ring given by Napoleon to Josephine in 1776.

A super cool piece from the mid-late 20th century, we love this ring worn on its own or stacked with other favorite pieces.

  • Style Number: R2300
  • Vintage, circa mid to late 20th century
  • 14k yellow gold
  • 2 cultured pearls: South Sea cultured light pearl 9.7 mm, Tahitian cultured dark pearl 9.6 mm (approx.)
  • Height of front face of ring 0.70", depth of ring as it sits off finger 0.40", width at center of ring 0.65"
  • Band width 2 mm
  • Size 5.25, Fox & Bond can resize this ring up to a size 10 and down to a size 4
  • Great vintage condition- wear consistent with age and use. See THE DETAILS section below for info on caring for pearls. 

Currently a size 5.25, Fox & Bond can resize this ring up to a size 10 and down to a size 4.

For all Fox & Bond ring resizing, we use a trusted jeweler who is an expert in antique jewelry.  Resizing takes approximately 2-3 weeks, and prices vary depending on the metal, complexity, and size needed.  

Please note rings that have been resized are not eligible for return or exchange as we believe in preserving each piece's integrity. You may send a ring back to us for resizing at a later date if you would like to keep the option of making a return available to you. Please see our FAQs section for more information.

Caring for your pearls- 
Pearls are soft and easily scratched, so protect them from other gems and metal by storing them in a cloth pouch. Keep them away from intense heat or light that can dry out pearls, leading to discoloration and cracks over time. Avoid contact with perfume, cosmetics, and hair products since the chemicals and acids in those products can damage pearls. Never clean pearls in an ultrasonic or with steam. 

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