Mid Century 2.20 Carat Natural Ceylon Sapphire Ring, circa 1960
An arrestingly beautiful natural Ceylon sapphire ring. The oval cut sapphire in the centre – certified as natural, unheated and originating from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) – is a bright and glowing sky blue. The stone is secured in a four claw settings and flanked either side by an (approx.) 0.10 carat round brilliant cut diamond which sit within bold and striking triangular shaped shoulders. On a slim, 18k yellow gold shank.
Accompanied by a sapphire report from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating the sapphire shows no indications of heating, and is Sri Lankan (Ceylon) in origin.
Cut – Oval cut sapphire and round brilliant cut diamonds.
Colour – The diamonds are F to G.
Clarity – The diamonds are VS1 to VS2. The is one inclusion in the sapphire which can be seen with the naked eye at certain angles, but the stone is otherwise clean.
Carat – The sapphire is approximately 2.20 carat. Each of the diamonds is approximately 0.10 carat.
Circa – 1960.
Measurements – The sapphire is 9.4 x 7.8mm. Sits 5.3mm from the finger.
Size – R (UK) or 8 5/8 (US). Complimentary sizing is available, can go up or down.
Metal – 18k yellow gold. Tested.