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Hand made in 18 carat gold in the early 1900's, this antique emerald and diamond ring in such a unique design has a look and style about it that will allow it to be worn with other antique rings, or modern contemporary rings and always fit right in. Set with a beautiful natural emerald that measures 0.24 carats, it has such a fine green and excellent transparency, and seems to hover magically in the centre of the ring. On each side is a European cut diamond to emphasise the look and design of the ring, as well as highlighting the emerald. These diamonds total 0.14 carats and then there are a further four European cut diamonds set on each band. In a wonderful twist to traditional rings, the bands on each side turn away from the centre making it such an amazing ring to admire on the finger. These additional diamonds total 0.12 carats and add the right amount of sparkle to an already very beautifully designed ring. Antique rings are so special and unique, and this one will certainly get the attention that it deserves. Stock# ES8311 Circa: 1900 $Sold
Here is a truly exception antique emerald and diamond ring from the 1700's that is set not only with a spectacular quality emerald, but also the incredible rare and hard to find antique Mazarin cut diamonds. Hand made in 18 carat yellow gold and silver, silver was used to set diamonds into until the early 1900's as until then white gold was not yet invented and platinum, although already discovered, was not used in jewellery until around the same time as white gold. In the centre is a spectacular Colombian emerald that not only has such an intense green colour but also incredible clarity that allows you to see right through the emerald. For centuries Colombian emeralds have been regarded as the best in the world and this one really shows why. Measuring 1.50 carats in weight, it has the most perfect colour and clarity that is so prized and this emerald will truly stand out when compared to so many others. And then there are those beautiful and rare Mazarin cut diamonds that surround the emerald and even continue onto the band. With twelve diamonds surrounding the emerald and the additional diamond set on each side, the diamonds total 0.49 carats and are really like no other. The setting of the diamonds has that wonderful look and feel to it as does the fancy style band that is set with the extra diamonds. From every angle this ring is just amazing and has such a unique and beautiful style that no modern ring can ever compare to and is destined to always be admired and such a wonderful and amazing talking point. Stock# ES8202 Circa: 1750 $Sold.
Colombian emeralds have long been regarded as the finest in the world, thanks to their intense green colour and excellent transparency, all of which can be seen here in this antique Colombian emerald and diamond ring. Dating from the 1890's Victorian era the ring was hand made in 18ct yellow gold and has the most incredible scroll work on the side. The level of attention given to this ring is matched in the quality of both the emeralds and the diamonds set into the ring. Starting with the three natural emeralds, they are of the finest quality with everything that is desired in a Colombian emerald. The colour of the emeralds are the intense green that is so highly prized. This colour alone shows why Colombian emeralds are so highly regarded. Combine this with excellent transparency that allows you to see right through the emeralds, and this is yet another reason for their continued popularity. And finally with all emeralds come natural inclusions and in a fine quality emerald the inclusion level is low which again highlights the quality of these emeralds. And then there are the two main diamonds set on each side of the centre emerald, and looking closely you will see there are an additional eight rose cut diamonds to add that extra sparkle and charm to an already incredible ring. The emeralds total 1.30 carats in weight and the diamonds 1.10 carats and from one side across to the other, this distance measures 20mm by6mm at the centre. Looking at the side of the ring shows the incredible scroll work design that itself is just spectacular to admire and a real testament to the quality of hand making this ring over a century ago. From all angles, day or night, this antique emerald and diamond ring is just spectacular. Stock# ES7435 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Here is an absolutely incredible antique emerald and diamond ring that not only looks so beautiful from the top but also incorporates the most exquisite work from under the ring that will absolutely captivate you. Hand made in the early 1900's, this ring is set with an impressive 4.85 carat natural emerald and surrounded by fourteen old European cut diamonds that total 3.50 carats. Â With such an intense colour coming from the emerald, this alone is truly captivating and as is the sparkle from the diamonds which are G in colour and Vs to Si in clarity. The combination of the large emerald with large diamonds works so well and really help to accentuate one another and the ring measures 17.7mm across by 21.9mm and as you would imagine, looks spectacular on the finger. The emerald and diamonds are set in silver as this ring dates from the early 1900's when platinum was just starting to be used in jewellery and white gold was not yet invented and silver had been used for centuries as it helps retain the pure white from the diamonds as opposed to being set into yellow gold which would reflect the yellow into the diamonds. The band and under section is made in 14ct white gold, and seeing the ring from under will just astound you at the extreme fine detail and quality of craftsmanship. There was so much labour put into making this ring that would have taken hours and only be achieved by a master jeweller. With such incredible detail, you will be looking under the ring as much as from the top. From all angles, this is such a magnificent antique emerald and diamond ring. Stock# R812 Circa: 1900 $Sold