Sapphire and diamond ring circa 1910. This sweet ring is a classic floral cluster, with an unheated oval sapphire in an attractive ‘cornflower’ blue at its centre, its hint of violet characteristic of its Sri Lankan (Ceylon) origins. The surround is a delicate border of circular-cut diamonds platinum settings with millegrain edges, its reverse hand pierced with geometric designs., and would make an ideal engagement ring.
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DATE OF MANUFACTURE
Sapphire: approximately 1.8 carats, accompanied by GCS report no. 80237-78, stating that the sapphire measuring 7.9 x 6.4 x 4.3mm and weighing approximately 1.8 carats is of Sri Lankan origin, with no indications of heat treatment.
Diamond: total carat weight approximately 0.50 carats
Very light wear consistent with age and use.
US: 7 3/4
Setting: 12 x 13.5mm
Height of setting: 5.5mm
Gross weight 3.45 grams