1940s 2 Carat OEC Engagement Ring & Diamond Wedding Band Set in Platinum

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An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.
An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.
An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.
An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.

An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.

The matching wedding band is, similarly, set with seven, old cut diamonds— it stacks perfectly with its partner, and also has a stylish knife-edge shank. We know to whom this wedding set belonged, so we can date it to precisely 1948. Marked for purity. This is a clean, classic bridal look— the primary diamond has wonderful brilliance and it makes a nice visual impact in wear.

Materials

Platinum
Diamond

Age

c. 1948

Size

US 5. This ring can be resized; resizing for this ring ( up to US 7 1/2 and down to US 4 1/2) is complimentary. 

Dimensions

Engagement ring's primary diamond measures approx 7.9 mm; carat weight is approx 2.0 carats; primary diamond is K color, VVS2/VS1 clarity; engagement ring shank measures 3.5 mm at the shoulder and tapers to approx 2.1 mm at the base; rise is approx 7.7 mm. Engagement ring CTW is approx 2.24 carats.

Wedding band measures approx 3.7 mm at the center face, and tapers to approx 2.3 mm at the base; wedding band diamonds are approx .045 carats each (band CTW is approx .30). CTW for set is approx 2.54 carats.

Accent diamonds are F/G, VS/SI.

Diamonds are graded independently, by a GIA graduate gemologist. This ring ships with two appraisals. 

An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.
An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.
An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.
An elegant, 1940s wedding set, modeled in platinum, whose engagement ring features a soulful, 2 carat, old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut darling is held in aloft in four, three-lobed prongs and is flanked by trios of smaller diamonds— these supporters are held in fishtail settings across the ring's pitched shoulders. The engagement ring's substantial, knife-edge shank tapers toward the base.