VINTAGE ROSE CUT DIAMOND 18CT GOLD SOLITAIRE RING

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Description 

A wonderful 18ct gold diamond solitaire ring, claw-set with a beautiful 17th century style natural rose-cut diamond and crafted in 18ct yellow gold.

The diamond is a very good quality eye clean attractive white stone and sparkles beautifully, it has an estimated carat weight of 0.25ct.

The rose cut originated in the 1500's and was commonly used through the Georgian and Victorian eras. Like other antique diamond cuts, they were cut by hand and meant to dazzle under candlelight.

Their large, wide facets performed exquisitely in low light conditions. The most notable features of a rose cut diamond are their flat back and domed top covered in triangular facets. The number of these facets can vary from as few as 3 up to as many as 24, which terminate at the very top in a single apex.

This is where the term “rose” from its name originates; It’s facets are said to resemble the petals unfolding in a rose bud.

Item Details

Hallmarked to the inside of the band for 18ct gold, London 1975 and with makers mark FAW.

The ring is in very good ready to wear condition with general wear in keeping with age and use.

The ring face measures approx 6.2mm diameter and 6mm deep.

Ring Size: UK - N US - 6.75

Weight - 2.1 grams