1940s OEC Diamond Engagement Ring
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An elegant 1940s engagement ring, modeled in platinum, whose primary gem is a one carat old European cut diamond. This lively, hand-cut diamond (J/VVS) is mounted in a squarish, cutwork basket, where it is held in four "picture-corner" style tabs. A pair of bezel-set, marquise-shaped diamonds flank the central gem, followed by a pair of round, single cut diamonds. The linear, east/west arrangement of different diamond shapes lends this classic engagement ring a playful air. The ring's four, small bezels are finished with milgrain edges; its half-round shank tapers toward the base. We see an exclamation point in the arrangment of accent diamonds, and a typically-Art-Deco, architectural gesture in the gallery.
US 5 3/4. This ring can be resized; resizing for this ring ( up to US 7 3/4 and down to US 4 1/2) is complimentary.
Central diamond measures approx 6.5 mm; carat weight is approx 1.005; primary diamond is J color, VVS clarity; marquise diamonds (2) measure approx 2.3 x 4.7 mm; single cut diamonds (2) measure approx 2 mm; CTW is approx 1.33 carats; ring's rise is approx 4.5 mm; shank measures approx 2.5 mm at the shoulder ad tapers to approx 1.5 mm at the base.
Diamonds are graded independently, by a GIA graduate gemologist.