James Bond Jeweler Charles de Temple Band Ring, 1980

18k Yellow and white gold and diamond ring by British jewelry designer Charles de Temple. The mottled 18k 3/8″ wide white and yellow gold band ring with approximately .25cts of round white diamonds enhanced in a yellow gold bezel setting. De Temple, of James Bond Goldfinger fame.. yes he made the gold finger ring! Was an innovative and experimental jeweler. Self- taught as both a jeweler and sculptor he pioneered unusual techniques like the use of molten gold or chain-mail. As a person, this handsome man was quite memorable. Born the son of Tom Mix, he ran away to work in a circus ,became a movie star and eventually disappeared without a trace. Purchased directly from the stock of Charles de Temple. This ring is in excellent condition, and is considered “new, old stock” Easy and elegant. Signed and dated.