GIA Colorless 2.40ct Antique Marquise Diamond Edwardian Engagement Platinum Ring

SKU: DR-103

$24,900
Original Antique GIA Colorless 2.40ct Old Marquise Cut Diamond Engagement Platinum Ring

Few come finer or as fabulous as this original Late Edwardian, handcrafted platinum Diamond Ring, Circa 1915.
Gift-wrap your finger in chic and truly splendid, far-from-ordinary, original Edwardian/Art Deco jewel.

This breathtakingly beautiful dazzler features a gorgeous Colorless Old Marquise cut Diamond, although weighing in at 1.95ct , boasts the outer dimensions of a 2.50ct modern-cut shape diamond. The measurements are 12.28x6.89x3.73mm. The Diamond is 100% NATURAL , E color SI2 clarity , GIA certified.
These Antique Marquises are so magical! The facets are large, chunky and beautiful and the brilliance is tantalizing, highly collectable and never lacking a personality shape!

The center diamond enveloped in a sparkling platinum and diamond dome. The magnificent Bombe shaped ring sparkles on all sides with multiple Old cut F-G color, VS- SI clarity sides, totaling to estimated 0.45ct diamonds adorned with decorative hand piercing, and delicate milgrain details.
Sits medium - 6.33 on the finger, very shiny and brilliant.
Size 6.75 ( sizable ).
Weight of 4.43 grams. The band width on the bottom is 1,71mm.
Crafted in Platinum (tested) .
Condition: The tenacious strength of Platinum has maintained the excellent condition of this gorgeous dazzler through over hundred years of daily wear. With respectful everyday use the heirloom quality ring will last for generations to come.
The ring is in very good antique condition. Overall light wear commensurate with age and use. All stones are present and appear original, the center diamond is in great condition with no sign of wear to the girdle.. No signs of damage or repair to the mount.
** Since we list antique and vintage items we try to make sure to identify any issues. However please go over the photos so you can assess any wear issues that

Comes in a GIFT BOX with an ORIGINAL GIA CERTIFICATE APPRAISAL.

Retail Value $ 42,500.

You can send it back within 3 days for a FULL refund minus shipping - $175! Please, email or call us at (212) 921-7135 with any questions.

***About Edwardian Era: Edwardian jewelry started its roots in the late 1890’s. Edwardian Rings represent some of the finest examples of diamond and platinum jewelry in existence. Edwardian Diamond jewels were made to look as light and delicate as possible, reflecting the femininity of the Edwardian lady and complimenting the ethereal fashions of the time. Superlative attention was paid to every detail of the Edwardian jewel, and the quality of the craftsmanship explains why these treasures have survived to the present day.

Some essential identifying features of Edwardian Engagement Rings are delicate open pierced work and filigree work; designs incorporating gentle curves and scrolled patterns; fine milgraining, and tiny diamond accents (melee) set in platinum . The overall effect being light, lacy and feminine. Diamonds were essential and platinum was the metal of choice.

Channel and invisible setting, which had been developed in the 1890’s, worked well in platinum, showing off the newer cutting styles of diamonds. The strength of platinum allowed jewelers to carve delicate, openwork designs with scalloped edges like fine white lace, honeycomb patterns, and designs resembling bows and embroidery. The millgrain method, where delicate beads were tooled along the edge of diamond settings, had become the most popular effect.

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