Two old mine-cut diamonds totaling approximately 2.70 carats are set into an intricate platinum and yellow gold filigree setting in this gorgeous Edwardian ring. The brilliance of the stones is accentuated by the filigree scrollwork design and several accent diamonds, creating a subtle floral motif. This ring is a masterful example of Edwardian artistry and craftsmanship.
Old mine-cut diamonds date from the 18th and 19th centuries, their name deriving from the "old mines" of Brazil and India. The cut is comprised of 58 facets, and each diamond was cut and polished by hand, ensuring that every stone is truly unique. Old mine-cut diamonds are incredibly hard to find; their individuality is enhanced by their rarity.Click here to view a video of this item.