Antique Navette Shape Old Mine Cut Diamond Cluster Ring, Large Marquise Design Cocktail Dinner Ring. Late 19th Century, 18 Carat Gold & Platinum.Add to Wishlist
Old mine cut diamond dress ring in a navette shape. This antique diamond ring features an eye catching 17 old mine cut diamonds! The centre three diamonds are the largest and are graduated in size with 14 smaller diamonds framing them. The diamonds are set into a platinum top and lined with a milgrain edge. The tight diamond cluster creates such wonderful sparkle. All the diamonds are old cut with slightly irregular shapes, large open culets and steep crowns. This ring dates to the late 19th century, likely European in origin.
This ring may have been converted from something else based on the shape of the setting under the diamonds. There are no further clues as to what or when within the build of this ring.
Diamonds: 17 total, old mine cut. The centre diamond is approx 0.16 carat with the two largest diamonds to the top and bottom totalling approx 0.16 carats. The 14 surrounding diamonds are approx 0.02 carats each. Total carat weight of this ring, calculated within the limits of the setting, is 0.60 carats, I to J colour, VS2 to SI2 clarity.
Small illegible mark on the inside of the band. Tested as 18 carat gold.
Size: UK - M 1/2; US - 6 1/2; EU - 16.9. This ring can be sized between L / 5.75 and S.5 / 9.5. Sizing available for an additional fee.
Measures 19.9 mm by 9.25 mm and rises approx 4.5 mm tall off the finger.
Weighs 3.55 grams.