victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890
victorian 468 carat ceylon purple star sapphire 038 diamond ring circa 1890

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Victorian 4.68 Carat Ceylon Purple Star Sapphire & Diamond Ring, circa 1890

Item #: 107AB1243.

A magnificent and unique ring. The natural Ceylon purple star sapphire in the centre – certified as having received no treatment – is a glowing pinkish purple and displays a clear white asterism. The stone is surround by ten high white and clean old mine cut diamonds, each secured in individual silver rubover settings in a loosely marquise shaped arrangement, leading to a fluted yellow gold shank set with a further four (two each side) diamonds. Beautiful and wholly individual.

Accompanied by a sapphire report from Gemmological Certification Services (GCS) stating the sapphire shows no indication of heating, and is Sri Lankan (Ceylon) in origin.

Cut – Oval cabochon sapphire an old mine cut diamonds.

Colour – The diamonds are G to H.

Clarity – The diamonds are VS1 to VS2.

Carat – The sapphire is 4.68 carat. The total approximate diamond weight is 0.78 carat.

Circa – 1890.

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

Measurements – The sapphire is 9.67 x 7.82mm. The head of the ring is 22.35 x 14.25mm and sits 9.7mm from the finger.

Metal – 18k yellow gold. The diamonds are set in silver. Tested.

£4,800