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DECEMBER PAYMENT

This spectacular ring is reserved for DANA. It is no longer for sale.

Please do not purchase this listing if you are not DANA, thank you.


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Diana Spencer may have started the trend and Kate Middleton may have sky rocketed this style into the spotlight again recently, however this timeless ring was crafted 3/4 of a century ago in approximately 1938. Plump and juicy are the best words to describe the blue sapphire and diamonds in this fabulous ring. They ooze quality, luxury, exclusivity and substance. The deep royal blue emerald contrasts spectacularly with the the brilliant white diamonds. The halo of diamonds is rich and substantial.

The ring has been brilliantly refurbished. A new shank was added this year so the gold is thick and strong. It is in excellent condition which reflects the superior craftsmanship of the jeweller who made it originally and the jeweller who did the refurbishment. Computer screens all display different variations of colour but rest assured that the sapphire is deep royal blue; almost indigo. As Kelly Osborne would say: "I'm obsessed with it".

This ring is big enough to be a statement cocktail ring or an exceptionally impressive engagement ring. The ring is very comfortable to wear and beautifully balanced. The underside of the ring is open and super easy to clean (if you are like me and never take your rings off they do need the occasional rinse to bring them back to full sparkle). If you have big hands it will look perfect and if you small hands it will look enormous.

Most items in my store were selected because they contain old cut diamonds. For me they are like ‘love at first sight’. Not bland and sterile like modern cut diamonds. Old cut diamonds are individual with deep sparkle and big wide facets that bounce rainbow colours. They have a special elegant sparkle reflecting the light that has moved within them for decades. Old diamond cuts return light in colourful rich blocky patterns while newly cut stones return light in needle like shards. For me its no competition and the old cut diamonds win every time.

There is a small nick to the crown of one diamond which is to be expected in a ring that is nearly 75 years old. The nick is not visible to the naked eye; I eventually found it under x 10 magnification. The Sapphire is in pristine condition.



Technical Details

A sapphire & diamond ring of cluster design centrally set with an oval sapphire and
surrounded by old European cut diamonds.
Set in 14 ct gold.
Total weight 5.3grams.
USA size 6, L-M AU & GB, Can be easily resized by your local jeweller or
Convo me for a quote if you know your EXACT size. Sorry no refunds on resized rings.

Estate item in excellent condition.
The setting measures 13.73 x 13.56 mm

Main Gemstone
Identity - 1 x Genuine Blue Sapphire
Shape - Oval faceted
Dimensions - 8.41 x 7.43 x 4.98 mm (estimated - analysed in setting)
Carat Weight - 2.75 (estimated - analysed in setting)
Saturation - Vivid Bright
Polish - 9 - Excellent
Quality - 9 - Excellent

Adjacent Stones
Identity - Genuine Diamond
Cut - Old European faceted
Dimensions - 2.90 - 1.50 x 1.90 - 1.35 (estimated range- analysed in setting)
Quantity - 16
Carat Weight - 1.20 (estimated - analysed in setting)
Clarity - SI -1 / SI - 2
Colour Grade - G
Cut Grade - 8 Very Good - Excellent

Valuation states Replacement Value $16,749.00 USD
Gemological Laboratory of America
Original of this Valuation included in purchase price

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Nitty Gritty

All my pieces must go to good homes where they will be cherished. So, If you don't fall instantly in love with your purchase, just let me know and I will arrange a refund (subject to my Returns Policy).

One way to avoid modern Conflict or Blood Diamonds is to choose beautiful old diamonds. And remember that recycling antique jewellery is environmentally friendly too!

Shipping

International shipping is Express Courier which allows tracking and requires a signature upon delivery. Delivery time approximately 7 - 14 days. I am happy to send the tracking code so you can follow your new Heirloom.

FREE SHIPPING IN AUSTRALIA
In Australia I use Australia Post Platinum Express which allows tracking, requires a signature upon delivery and is next day delivery in most city areas.

All items are quality boxed and beautifully gift wrapped. Let me know if you would like a gift tag; blank or I can fill it in for you.

Please feel welcome to contact me with any questions or comments.

DECEMBER PAYMENT Stunning Genuine 2.75 cts Royal Blue Sapphire & Old European Diamond Cluster Ring. Timeless Vintage styling at its best.

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: Sapphire, Diamond, Gold
  • Feedback: 101 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Noosa, Australia
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