Edwardian 1.31 Carat Demantoid Garnet & Diamond Cluster Ring, circa 1905
A rare and remarkable ring. This gorgeous piece features six demantoid garnets of the bright, electric green for which this gemstone is most prized. In the centre of the six well matched demantiods is a bright, white old mine cut diamond, with a further twenty-four old cut diamonds set in the platinum border. The slim 18k yellow gold shank splits into three at the shoulders, with intricate U-shaped detailing in the gallery.
Accompanied by a report from Gemmological Certification Services (GCS) confirming the garnets are demantoid.
Cut – Cushion cut demantoid garnets and old mine cut diamonds.
Colour – The diamonds are G to H.
Clarity – The diamonds are VS1 to VS2; all the gems are clean to the naked eye.
Carat – The garnets have been out and weighed, with each garnet weighing 0.18ct, 0.19ct, 0.21ct, 0.22ct, 0.25ct, 0.26ct. The total approximate diamond weight is 0.80 carat.
Circa – 1905.
Size – Q (UK) or 8 (US). Complimentary sizing is available, can go up or down.
Measurements – The head of the ring is 13.7 x 13.0mm and sits 4.9mm from the finger.
Metal – 18k yellow gold (French hallmarks). The diamonds and demontoid garnets are set in platinum (tested)