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Vintage Ruby and Diamond Half Eternity Ring, c.1970s

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Beautifully red rubies are the main attraction of this half eternity ring. They have a combined weight of 0.50 carat and are stunning princess cuts. The round brilliant diamonds which alternate the rubies are dazzling stones, G in colour and VS in clarity, with a combined weight of 0.20 carat. The ring dates to the 1970s and is all made from 18 carat yellow gold.Princess CutA square stone with 90-degree corners, the princess shape originated in the United States in 1980. The most desirable princess diamonds are perfectly square in shape, with the more rectangular variations decreasing in value. 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 GoldA chemical element with the symbol Au. Gold is a yellow, malleable metal which makes it perfect for use in jewellery making. 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: Ruby Stone Shape: Princess Carat Weight: 0.50 Main Total Metal: 18ct Yellow Gold Age: 1970s Size: K — click here to view our Ring Size Guide
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1,650 GBP

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