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AN OLD CUT DIAMOND DRESS RING

Sold for £1,500


Condition report

In worn condition consistent with age- c.1940s
Small scratches all over metal, some very small dents
Diamonds bright, visible culets to most top-down
Some diamonds with grey patches- due to older cut causing windows to stones

With 10x loupe
Some of the smaller diamonds with black inclusions
Clarity of larger diamonds is better, some with white specs, feathers, some with tiny black specs
Some diamonds with small nicks, chips to facet edges, none large

 

OLD CUT DIAMOND DRESS RING,
the raised central section set with five old cut diamonds flanked by two rows of smaller diamonds totalling approximately 1.00 carat overall, unmarked, size K, 11.8g

Bidders must assume that diamonds and coloured gem stones (including ruby, emerald, sapphire, peridot, aquamarine) may have undergone a form of treatment unless otherwise stated. It should not be assumed that any diamond or coloured gem is untreated or is natural, unless accompanied by a gemmological laboratory certificate (which would be mentioned in the description). McTear’s will only describe gold/platinum/silver as such when a full UK standard set of hallmarks is present on the object. Other marks such as foreign import stamps will be noted in the description. As required by the Auctioneers Scheme, 20% vat will be applied to the hammer price on the sale of loose stones, which applies to diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires and those lots are marked with **.