This stunning and unusual antique French diamond and emerald twist ring has been crafted in 18ct yellow gold with silver and platinum settings.
The pierced decorated twist shaped mount displays a feature step cut natural emerald, eight claw set in 18ct yellow gold to the centre, flanked on either side with well colour matched Old European round cut diamonds claw set in silver, displayed in a vertical formation.
The impressive pierced decorated, flared , bifurcating scrolling twist design shoulders are accented with two feature Old European cut diamonds, within individual collet platinum settings.
Each shoulder is embellished further with seven cushion cut and Old European round cut diamonds, graduating in size and set in platinum.
The flared bifurcating twist design shoulders integrate into the 18 carat yellow gold shank, which is embellished with subtle grooves.
This 1880s dress ring is supplied with an IDGL diamond grading report card.
This impressive antique twist ring has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18ct gold.
"Rather than regarding inclusions in coloured stones as harmful, in small sizes and numbers that do not in any way detract from their beauty, they should be regarded as adding to desirability, for they provide identifying characteristics."
Reference: The Connoisseur's Guide to Precious Gemstones, R.Wise, Brunswick House Press.
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