Art Nouveau 0.50 Carat Old Cut Diamond Navette Ring, circa 1910
An immensely beautiful diamond navette ring. The slightly oval shaped old mine cut diamond in the centre is high white and full of fire and brilliance. The stone is secured by eight-claws within long, elegant marquise shaped head. A trio of marquise shaped leaves either side of the centre stone, with the centre leaf set with an eight-cut diamond. Wide, U-shaped detailing in the gallery leads to slim, split shank which beautifully splits at the shoulder.
Cut – Old mine cut diamond in the centre. The two smaller diamonds are eight-cuts.
Colour – The centre is G. The smaller diamonds are G to H.
Clarity – The centre is SI1. The smaller diamonds are VS2 to SI1.
Carat – The centre is approximately 0.50 carat, with a further approximate 0.03 carat in the sides.
Circa – 1910.
Size – N (UK) or 6.5 (US). Complimentary sizing is available, can be sized up or down.
Measurements – The head of the ring is 22.1 x 6.9mm. Sits 5.3mm from the finger.
Metal – 18k gold. French hallmarks.