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Vintage 18ct Gold & Platinum Diamond Solitaire Ring

Our Reference: KCJ075

At a glance...

Size: UK Q.5 / US 8.5 / EU 58
Age: 1940-1950
Material: 18ct Gold & Platinum
Marks: 18ct & Plat
Weight: 2.2 grams
Principal Stone: Diamond
Principal Cut: Modern Round Brilliant
Est Weight: 0.33ct
Est Clarity: VS
Est Colour: M+ (tinted)
Case: Recycled Kraft Ring Box

Tell me more...

A beautiful diamond solitaire ring from the 1940s-1950s. The band of this ring has been fashioned from 18ct yellow gold, while the diamond has been set in platinum. The shoulders of this piece are incredibly decorative.

The diamond is this ring is very interesting - clarity is very good but the stone is slightly tinted (yellow) in colour. This is because the diamond cutter has left a large 'natural' on the girdle of the stone - this is part of the outer edge of the original crystal and has been kept to preserve the weight of the stone. This natural is quite yellow in colour, and that colour is reflecting throughout the stone.

Tinting aside, it's a lovely stone and it does take an experienced eye to spot and appreciate the colour. It doesn't jump out at you when you glance down at the ring, which sparkles beautifully on the finger. 

Your antique diamond ring is supplied in our recycled kraft ring box (not the antique heart shaped box shown in the photos) along with our tailored gemstone care card. UK delivery is fast and free via Royal Mail.

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Important Notes

All carat weights, colour grades and clarity grades are our very best estimates. Metals are checked for authenticity, and any detectable stone treatments disclosed.

Kit Clayton Jewellery is a member of the National Association of Jewellers. Insurance valuations for pieces we sell valued at over £1000 are available on request.