SOLD: Victorian opal and diamond ring, circa 1900
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Australian opals are my favourite gemstones. Here they star in all their rainbow glory in a hard-to-find east-west design antique carved half hoop.
This ring would suit someone with a large strong hand, as the proportions are generous.
It is probably English-made – carved half hoops were popular for a long time there, from about 1885 until the end of the Edwardian period in 1914.
Six tiny round old cut diamonds add a delightful sparkle to this lovely variation of a wonderful ring design.
FREE WORLDWIDE EXPRESS SHIPPING, TRACKED AND INSURED; FREE RESIZING IF NEEDED
• Handmade in 18-carat yellow gold
• Oval cabochon cut natural light crystal Australian opal at centre estimated at 0.60 carats
• Two oval cabochon cut natural light crystal Australian opals on sides estimated to total 0.65 carats
• Six round old single cut diamonds estimated to total 0.06 carats, graded set as light yellow/SI
• Comes with an independent insurance valuation for $5,950
• Size approximately 5 1/2 or 9 1/2, but easily resized free of charge
• Weight is 4.9 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (the antique boxes are not for sale)
Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.
I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.
I accept returns if you’re not delighted with your purchase.
I offer free worldwide express shipping, tracked and insured. Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I’m not responsible for delays due to customs.
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