0.42 ct Sapphire and 0.40 ct Diamond, 18 ct Yellow Gold Dress Ring - Antique 1901


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Object Description

A fine and impressive antique 0.42 carat natural blue sapphire and 0.40 carat diamond, 18 carat yellow gold cocktail ring; part of our antique gemstone ring collection.

This fine and impressive Edwardian sapphire ring has been crafted in 18 ct yellow gold.

The marquise shaped mount features three oval mixed cut natural blue sapphires displayed in a vertical formation.

The sapphires are surrounded eighteen pavé set old Dutch cut diamonds.

The bifurcating, scroll design ring shoulders blend seamlessly with the plain hallmarked ring shank.

The hallmarks to the interior of the ring shank include the maker’s mark for Edward Durban & Co. (D&Co), the gold guarantee mark (crown), the Chester Assay Office mark (three sheaves) and the date letter for 1901 (A)

This early 1900s dress ring is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

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Sapphire Quality
Colour Natural blue
Cut Oval mixed
Content (total) 0.42 carat

Diamond Quality
Colour (average grades) H
Clarity (average grades) P1
Cut Old Dutch
Content (total) 0.40 carat

Length of setting 1.59cm/0.62″
Width of setting 6.70mm/0.26″
Height of setting 3.11mm/12″

Ring Size
UK Size P
USA Size 7 1/2

The ring size may be professionally adjusted in size on request to meet your personal requirements.

Object History

Maker: Edward Durban & Co.
Date: 1901
Origin: Chester, England

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Object Condition

This Edwardian dress ring is fine quality set with natural blue sapphires and very high colour graded old cut diamonds.
The ring is a very good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition with a very clear set of hallmarks to the interior of the ring shank.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique Edwardian jewellery/estate jewelry.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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