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English Old Mine-Cut Diamond Ring


Dating from the early 20th century, this platinum-topped 18K gold ring is set with 10 old mine-cut diamonds. The ring is prong-set with two lines of old mine-cut diamonds, approximate total weight 1.20 carats, that slightly taper from the center. This delicate period ring creates a band of fiery sparkle across the finger.


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Item #: R-20431
Country: England
Circa: early 20th century
Size:  8.25; (this ring can be sized; please contact the gallery for further information)
Materials: 10 old mine-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 1.20 carats); platinum-topped 18K gold
Signed: BHJ 18

This sweet diamond ring represents the Edwardian period sensibility that idealized delicacy and subtlety. Gold mounts were topped with platinum, which can be worked to great fineness, making the the metal appear to melt away from eye, and enhancing the brilliance and fire of the stones.