A 5.05-carat Old European-cut diamond takes center stage in this ring, and the rare gemstone displays all of the fire and personality of this coveted cut. Used until the early 20th century, this antique cut was executed entirely by hand. It comprises 58 facets that follow the original shape of the rough diamond, meaning that the cut is "made to fit" a particular stone. The diamond cutter relied upon his expert eye to determine the exact placement of each facet, taking advantage of a diamond’s natural qualities to ensure each and every cut reflected the greatest amount of light through the jewel.
This example clearly displays the brilliance and sparkle associated with this highly customized cut. The stone is certified by the Gemological Institute of America as being an M color stone with VS1 clarity. Set in platinum with diamond accents.Download the CertificationClick here to view a video of this item.