A beautiful late Victorian era cluster ring. c1880.
Solid 18 carat yellow gold shank and setting.
Designed with alternating oval cushion/old cut natural diamonds and sapphires with tiny diamond spacers in between.
The diamonds to each measure approx 5.6mm x 7.5mm, 3.6mm x 6.3mm and 3.3mm x 6.0mm approx. Total carat weight estimated to be 2.3 carats.
The sapphires come complete with a London gem lab to confirm Ceylon origin, no treatment and one has a chip to edge. Each to measure 7.4mm x 5mm x 3mm and 7.3mm x 4.7mm x 4.1mm.
Superb colour and quality throughout the stones. 21mm spread of stones, 8mm wide band to front.
CONDITION ; Very good for age. Clean, securely set stones. Clean and solid band. Light wear to undercage. One sapphire with a chip to the edge towards the central diamond. Please view photographs.
WEIGHT ; 6.0 grams
SIZE ; N UK, 6 3/4 US
HALLMARKS ; unmarked, tests as 18ct