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Late Deco 1.10 Carat Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring, c.1940s

About the object

This beautiful and hand crafted engagement ring dates back to the 1940s, and features an old cushion cut diamond in the centre. Set within a double pronged collet, the dazzling diamond weighs 1.10 carat and is F in colour and SI1 in clarity. It comes with an independent certificate from EDR to verify. It s a hand cut diamond, supported on either shoulder by horizontally set baguette diamonds, totalling 0.20 carat. The shoulders are expertly finished off with eight cuts, grain set, weighing 0.04 carat. It's a unique ring, exquisitely made from platinum. Cushion CutFirst introduced to the jewellery market in the early 1800’s, the cushion cut diamond is rich with diamond history. Cut into a square or rectangular shape with rounded corners and sides, it's considered by many to be a more vintage version of the round cut diamond. Find out more 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 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 Cushion Cut Carat Weight: 1.10 Main Centre Colour: F Clarity: SI1 Certification: EDR #1812155961 Metal: Platinum Age: 1940s Size: O — click here to view our Ring Size Guide
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6,650 GBP

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