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Glowing Nature - Victorian 18K Gold Pearl & Diamond Ring. This exquisite ring is crafted from 18K yellow gold, hallmarked 18 CT (British Hallmark for 18K) and a makers mark. Featuring 3 natural pearls, 2 natural Old Mine Cut diamonds, exquisite detailing and quality gold-work. The expertly set pearls display a beautiful white colour ,with a silvery grey overtone. The diamonds display a beautiful gentle glow (a characteristic of Old Antique Cut diamonds) as appose to modern diamonds, which exhibit more of a blinding sparkle. The gallery has lovely detail with carved decorative shoulders, leading down to a smooth and polished shank, which allows for a comfortable fit. The highly collectible Victorian era ring, is truly a piece to be cherished and enjoyed for many years to come.
Note An appraisal will accompany the ring. This contemporary appraisal is based on the value of the diamonds, pearls and gold. Therefore it does not take the antiquity value into consideration.
Comments: !n 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 15.00 mm x 10.00 mm
Stone Size: Diamond .16 carat Pearls 3mm - 2mm
Weight: 2.60 grams
Ring Size: 6 1/4
Condition: Excellent Note: Condition is very fine.
Date: Circa 1900