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Exquisite Rose - Victorian 18K Gold, Platinum Rose Cut Diamond Ring.  This exquisite ring is crafted from 18K yellow gold and platinum, tested and confirmed.  Featuring a natural rose cut diamond, 6 natural rose cut diamonds, classic Victorian styling, and quality gold and platinum work.  The expertly set diamonds exhibits a beautiful soft glow (a characteristic of antique cut diamonds) as appose to the modern round brilliant cut , which display a blinding sparkle.  The diamonds are set in a marquise shaped gallery with a central bezel and bead set diamonds on each side.   The setting and shoulders of the ring display a lovely delicate detail.  The band is crafted in yellow gold, with a mellow rosy gold colour.  It is slightly tapered,  polished and smooth, which allows for a comfortable fit. This Victorian era ring looks stunning when worn, truly an extraordinary engagement ring, gift or addition to any jewelry collection.

Note: You cannot look at rose cut diamond jewelry factually with a recut formula in mind, its value is object driven. Rose cuts are a greater challenge in estimating weight once they have been mounted (especially if they are closed back). These rose cut diamonds are hand cut, which makes them so special . This is a rare find. 

The rose cut diamonds are open backed (a characteristic late Victorian jewelry). 

In 1953, GIA formally created its diamond grading system, known as the 4 C's. The 4 Cs of diamond quality are the universally recognized diamond grading system still to be used today.  1n 1955, GIA presented its first diamond grading reports, which became the hallmark of grading reports in the diamond industry. Before this time in antiquity clients did not care about diamond grading. It was based more so on the size of the diamonds ( according to budget) , style, and sentiment.  This ring is a wonderful example of the Victorian era, just beautiful! 

In History of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from the 20th of June 1837 until her death on the 22nd of January 1901. 


Measurements: Face of Ring 13.00 mm  x 5.00 mm 

Stone Size:  Diamond (Antique Rose-Cut) .23 carat  Clarity SI-1  Colour I 

Weight: 1.60 grams 

Ring Size: 7 3/4 

Condition: Excellent 

Origin: Europe     Provenance: England 

Date: Circa 1880

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