This 18K red gold Victorian ring is a stunning French solitaire from 1880 with a starring old mine cut diamond which is worth its weight of 1.37crt. in love. From halfway the ring's shoulders, eight claws appear to eventually reach their diamond in the centre and channel its passion straight into your darling's heart.
Antique jewelry object group: solitaire ring
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: France
Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Period: ca. 1880
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Material: 18K red gold
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Diamonds: One old European cut diamond with an estimated weight of approx. 1.37 crt. (approximate color and clarity K/L, vs/si)
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Total diamond weight: approx. 1.37 crt.
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: Although it carries a typical French control mark representing an owl , we cannot be sure it is actually French as the owl was also used for items in finished condition that were brought to be examined by the French Assay office (the eagle’s head was used for items brought in unfinished).
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Dimensions: band width on top 0,83 cm (0,33 inch)
Weight: 3,80 gram (2,44 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 55 & 17½ , Size US 7¼ , Size UK: O
Resizing: Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Reference Nº: 15103-0163
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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