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Edwardian, 3ct Natural Sri Lankan Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring

Product SKU: ARB-81

Sapphire and diamond ring, circa 1910. Collet-set with an untreated oval blue sapphire weighing approximately 3.00 carats, of an excellent deep blue with a hint of violet, characteristic of its Sri Lankan (Ceylon) origins. The mount is an extraordinary piece of decorative art - designed as stylised vines, it is composed entirely of pierced foliate scrolls with millegrain borders, each set with circular-cut diamonds, over an additional hand-pierced gallery with scroll design, and shoulders additionally engraved with lines of laurel leaves. Each detail of this exquisite ring was painstakingly carved by hand, a feat of craftsmanship and dedication that few modern jewellers would be able to match.


Place Of Origin United Kingdom
Stone Type
Sapphire: Approx. 3.00 carat (calculated)
Diamonds: Approx. 0.65 carats total
Stone Dimensions
Sapphire: 8.5mm x 6.0mm x 6.9mm
Height of setting: 7mm
Dimensions of setting at front: 20mm x 11mm
Metal Type 18 carat yellow and white gold
Marks Stamped with British hallmarks for 18 carat gold, London, date letter Q for 1988
Date Of Manufacture Circa 1910
Period Of Manufacture Edwardian
Condition Very good
Signs Of Wear Very minor wear to setting commensurate with age
Band Size
UK L / US 5.75 (complimentary re-size available)
Weight 4.17 grams (gross)