retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955
retro 485 carat natural ceylon sapphire 038 168 carat diamond ring circa 1955

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Retro 4.85 Carat Natural Ceylon Sapphire & 1.68 Carat Diamond Ring, circa 1955



Item #: 105AB1002.

An extraordinary natural sapphire and diamond ring. The natural and unheated Ceylon sapphire is a lively, light cornflower blue and sits at the centre of the most wonderfully flamboyant cluster. Six large rubover set round brilliant cut diamonds “float” at the edges, with a further six smaller brilliant cuts between them. A finely carved scrolling under-gallery leads to a tapering rose gold shank. Arresting and bold.

Accompanied by a sapphire report from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating the sapphire shows no indication of heating, and is Sri Lankan (Ceylon) in origin.

Cut – Oval cut sapphire and round brilliant cut diamonds.

Colour – The diamonds are G to H.

Clarity – The sapphire is eye clean. The diamonds are SI1 to SI2; all are clean to the naked eye.

Carat – The sapphire is a known 4.85 carat. The total approximate diamond weight is 1.68 carat.

Circa – 1955.

Size – L 1/2 (UK) or 5 7/8 (US). Complimentary sizing is available, can go up or down.

Measurements – The sapphire is 10.9 x 6.8mm. The head of the ring is 25.75 x 20.9mm and sits 7.5mm from the finger.

Metal – Stamped 18K – 18k rose and white gold – and tests as such.

£7,700 Finance