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Art Deco Two Stone Diamond Twist Ring, c.1920s
Art Deco Two Stone Diamond Twist Ring, c.1920s

Art Deco Two Stone Diamond Twist Ring, c.1920s

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This beautiful twist ring features two identical old cut diamonds in the centre. Each weighs 0.90 carat, has been estimated G to H in colour and has a clarity grade of VS2. They have been set within claw collets, which are raised to allow the diamonds to shine. On the twist shoulders are six old cut diamonds, which have a combined weight of 0.24 carat. The metal is platinum.PlatinumA metal prized for its rarity, whiteness, high tensile strength and insusceptibility to corrosion. It first became widely used in jewellery in the late nineteenth century, when methods were found to make it more easily workable. It features heavily in the delicate Edwardian jewellery of the first decades of the twentieth century. Find out more Old CutA term used to describe the cut of a stone, usually cut prior to 1910. They are characterized by having small tables, large culets and rounded outline with a high crown. They were cut so to produce optimal levels of fire, seen best in candlelight. Find out more ClarityA term used to describe the severity of the internal and external inclusions in a gemstone. See The Four C’s for further information. Find out more DiamondDerived from the Greek meaning ‘unbreakable’, diamond is a mineral, considered to be the most beautiful and rare of all gemstones. Diamond has been associated with love for centuries. Find out more ColourThe diamond colour grading scale ranges from D to Z. See The Four C’s for more information. Find out more CaratA weight measurement of a gemstone or gold. The term is derived from the ancient used of carob seeds to balance scales when selling amounts of gold or gemstones. The term is often shortened to ‘ct’. Find out more CutOne of the most defining characteristics of a diamond is its cut. While high grades of color, clarity, and carat weight affect a diamond, it's the cut that determines the symmetry of the stone's facets, its overall proportions, and its ability to reflect light. An expertly cut diamond will achieve high levels of brilliance, sparkle, and durability. For more information and cut types, see The Four C's. Find out more Gemstone: Diamond Stone Shape: Old Cut Carat Weight: 1.80 Main Total Colour: G-H Clarity: VS2 Metal: Platinum Age: 1920s Size: P — click here to view our Ring Size Guide
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