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I love matched sets! And this is a stunning one, with it's original kiss-lock mechanism still intact!

I truly love this design! Over the years most of the kiss-locks have been broken or damaged, or the rings seperated so they can't be worn. During the 1940s and 1950s it was common to solder rings together. This clever design means that the rings stay on the finger together without the need for solder. It;s the best of both worlds!

The wedding band has a small piece of metal which can be pulled out using a paperclip. The piece of metal fits into the side of the engagement ring at a 90 degree angle, then you twist the rings so they are lined up again, face up, and the rings stay together - a kiss-lock!! If you only want to wear the wedding band or engagement ring, simply swivel the rings, carefully pull the rings apart, and push the kiss-lock back into the wedding band where it sits flush and isn't visible, and the rings are seperate again.


Hallmarks: 14k for 14 karat white gold. Also has a mark of F.L.2. - possibly a catalogue number.

Engagement Ring: center is 0.34 (4.46 - 4.48 x 2.73), K, SI1. four sidestones total 0.13, G, SI1.
The width of the engagement ring is approx 7 mm across the top, tapering to 2 mm at the back.
Size US 7, UK M 1/2. Easily sized by a good jeweller.
Weighs 3.22 grams.
Apprasial valued at $1,125.

Wedding Band: Five diamonds total 0.15, G, SI1 and SI2
The width of the wedding band is approx 4.5 mm across the top, tapering to 2 mm at the back. It sits approx 4 mm off the finger.
Size US 7.25, UK M 1/2 - O. Easily sized by a good jeweler.
Weighs 2.56 grams.
Apprasial valued at $550.

Total carat weight: 0.62
Total weight: 5.78 grams. This is a nice, weighty set.
Total value: $1,675.

Both rings have been appraised and a copy of the appraisal will accompany the rings. These rings come in their original white lucite and purple-ish red velvet box with velvet interior. Perfect for presentation and storage.

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This wedding set ships from the US!

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080711

Vintage 1940s White Gold. Diamond. Engagement Ring. Wedding Band. Ships from US. Addy on Etsy.

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: white gold, gold, 14k, 14 karat, diamonds
  • Feedback: 578 reviews
  • Ships from London, United Kingdom to select countries.
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