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Although this Late Victorian ring in 18K gold and platinum is composed in a sober marquise shape, still any frill would have disappeared within the shimmer of the five topping old European cut diamonds surrounded with 22 rose cut diamonds. With another rose cut diamond on each side of the marquise, the lustre even emanates through the ring's shank. If anything, this jewel from 1890 can emphasise your rays of love.
Antique jewelry object group: ring
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
Style: something between the Late-Victorian and Belle Epoque style - 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.
And the Belle Époque style (Belle Époque is French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I. Occurring during the time of the French Third Republic and the German Empire, the "Belle Époque" was named in retrospect, when it began to be considered a "golden age" the major powers of Europe, new technologies improved lives and the commercial arts adapted Renaissance and eighteenth-century styles to modern forms. In the newly rich United States, emerging from the Panic of 1873, the comparable epoch was dubbed the Gilded Age. In the United Kingdom, this epoch overlaps the end of what is called the Victorian Era there and the period named the Edwardian Era.
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Period: ca. 1890
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Material: platinum and 18K yellow gold
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Diamonds: Five old European cut diamonds with a total estimated weight of approx. 0.43 crt. (approximate color and clarity: G/H, vs/si) and 22 rose cut diamonds . We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.
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. 0.43 crt. (without the rose cut diamonds)
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: top of ring 1,08 cm (0,43 inch) x 2,69 cm (1,06 inch)
Weight: 6,20 gram (3,99 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 51 & 16¼ , Size US 5½ , Size UK: K½
Resizing: Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Reference Nº: 16067-0106
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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