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Roses & Lace - Art Deco 10K Natural Fancy Pink Diamond Filigree Ring. This lovely ring is crafted from 10K white gold, tested. Featuring a natural round brilliant cut pink diamond, exquisite filigree work, and quality gold-work. The expertly bead set pink diamond features a hexagon bezel surrounded by a sea of filigree. The diamond is naturally pink (without any treatment), a rarity in the world of coloured diamonds. The diamond has the most beautiful pale pink colour with a slight champagne hue, with a wonderful sparkle. The gallery is so pretty from all angles and sets off the pink diamond perfectly. The band is smooth, and polished which allows for a perfect fit. This Art Deco ring looks gorgeous when worn truly a perfect engagement ring, gift or addition to any jewelry collection.
Filigree was invented in Ancient times. Archaeological finds in Ancient Mesopotamia indicate that filigree was incorporated into jewelry since 3000 BC. Specific to the city of Midyat in Mardin Province in upper Mesopotamia, a form of filigree using silver and gold wires, known as "telkari", was developed in the 15th Century. The Spanish and Portuguese taught the New world this technique, and is used in Mexico and South America today. The Edwardian and Art Deco period created some of the finest and delicate filigree jewelry from gold and platinum. This particular ring is a lovely example to be enjoyed and cherished for many years to come.
Note: Appraisal included with ring. Note: A very rare find. . Most pink diamonds you see on the market are colour treated. This particular diamond has no treatment, it is naturally a fancy pink colour.
Measurements: Face of Ring 16mm x 8mm
Stone Size: Pink Diamond .13 carat
Weight: 1.50 grams
Ring Size: 5 3/4
Date: Circa 1920