Edwardian Sapphire & OMC Diamond Panel Ring
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An elegant Edwardian era panel ring, modeled in 14k rosy yellow gold, with a platinum top. The ring face features a medium blue, natural Ceylon sapphire (oval), which is haloed by a pair of delicate, octagonal, diamond-set surrounds. This double surround appears to "float," thanks to its delicate two-piece construction, and the thin negative space left between the haloes' milgrained edges. The ring's openwork under-gallery is carefully hand-pierced with a scalloped pattern of diamonds and tears. Its carved shank is three-tined at the shoulder, where it is graved with a pair of deep lines that sweep into a taper. Marked 14k for purity, and with a series of light numbers that may be a design number, or a meaningful date. We love the many soulful little old mine cut diamonds sparkling here, and the ring's presence which is bold and delicate.
c. 1910 - 1918
This ring can be resized (down to US 4, and up to US 8). Resizing for this ring is complimentary (just leave your desired size in the notes at checkout).
Ring face measures approx 20.5 x 17.4 mm; sapphire measures approx 7.2 x 5 mm (carat weight is approx 1.2 carats); diamonds (36) measure approx 1.7 mm (diamond CTW is approx 1.08 carats); ring shank measures approx 32 mm at the shoulder and tapers to approx 1.8 mm at the base.