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Victorian 1.25 Carat Purple Tourmaline & Old Cut Diamond Navette Cluster Ring, circa 1890



Item #: 45AB823.

A delight of a ring. The marquise shaped purple tourmaline is rubover set and surrounded by sixteen bright and lively old cut diamonds. The fine hand-sawn gallery leads to a slim yellow gold shank with fine engraving on the shoulders.

Cut – Marquise shaped tourmaline. The diamonds are old cuts.

Colour – The diamonds are H to I.

Clarity – The tourmaline is clean to the naked eye. The diamonds range from VS1 to SI2. All are clean to the naked eye.

Carat – The tourmaline is approximately 1.25 carat. The total approximate diamond weight is 0.40 carat.

Circa – 1890.

Condition – A small chip at one end of the tourmaline. This can – only just – be seen with the naked eye.

Size – O 1/2 (UK) or 7.25 (US). Complimentary sizing is available, can go up or down.

Measurements – The head of the ring is 19.1 x 9mm. Sits 4.1mm from the finger.

Metal – Stamped 18 – 18k yellow gold – and tests as such.

£1,180