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What makes a good piece of antique jewelry, a good piece of antique jewelry?
The answer to this question is simple as can be. A good piece of antique jewelry should be a good style representative for the period it was made in, and it should have been made in that era too. A piece of jewelry made well but pretending to be older than the time it was actually made in, is just a reproduction.
What we show here is what we think is a good piece of future antique jewelry. Recognizable made somewhere around 1980 and made in the best jewelers traditions. Not only that, the center stone, a Colombian emerald of approx. 1.80 crt, is of a quality we never had in our collection. The cheering gem is beaming its intense green light in a way making anybody looking at it, immediately falling in love with it. We count ourselves lucky to have been able to get this beauty into our collection.
Antique jewelry object group: engagement ring (or anniversary ring)
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
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Period: ca. 1980
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Material: 18K yellow gold
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Diamond(s): Eight baguette (long rectangular) cut diamonds with an estimated weight of ± 0.48ct. (colour and clarity: F/H, vvs/vs).
- All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Precious stones: One Colombian emerald with an estimated weight of ± 1.80ct.
Four cabochon emeralds
Birthstones: Emerald is the birthstone (or month stone) for May and diamond for April.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: top of ring 1,48 cm (0,58 inch) x 0,86 cm (0,34 inch)
Weight: 7,60 gram (4,89 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 54 & 17¼ , Size US 6¾ , Size UK: N
Resizing: Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Reference Nº: 17188-0003
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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