Nick Fitch, designer and founder, of award-winning contemporary British jeweller, Nicholas James, has created a spectacular ladies half sovereign ring to mark the 100th anniversary of launch of the fateful RMS Titanic this April.
The ring has been created in white gold with an engraved shaft; enamelled in graduated shades of blue and featuring collection quality pavé set diamonds to represent the Atlantic and the iceberg. The inside of the ring is engraved with the following dedication; 'RMS Titanic 1912-2012' and a secret sapphire has been included in homage to the Heart of the Ocean, the fictitious blue diamond that features prominently in James Cameron's 1997 multi-Oscar winning film.
Nick explains the inspiration: "The Titanic story has an enduring romanticism that I find truly intriguing. It is a tragic tale that is ingrained in our collective consciousness. I was immediately drawn to the 1912 half sovereign at auction because of its tangible link to the past. It presented an opportunity to create a unique piece of jewellery that incorporates a really strong narrative element. The ship was the most opulent ocean liner of its day and the ring captures that glamour and luxury."
This latest design is a natural progression from Nicholas James' recent men's collection that revived the Sovereign ring and brought it up to date with a uncompromising, contemporary twist. The ladies ring is due to be completed in late January and will retail for £15,995.
For more information, visit www.nicholasjames.com.
Posted: 22 March 2019