Antique Victorian Opal 0.20 Carat Diamond Gold Dress Ring For Sale
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Antique Victorian Opal 0.20 Carat Diamond Gold Dress Ring


A fine and impressive antique Victorian opal and 0.20 carat diamond, 18 karat yellow gold dress ring; part of our antique jewelry and estate jewelry collections This fine and impressive antique opal ring has been crafted in 18k yellow gold. The three graduating round cabochon opals are displayed alternately between two pairs of Old European round cut diamonds in an impressive multi-claw setting. The opals are described as 'white' on the grading card,' they all however display an impressive play of color. The elevated flared ring shoulders integrate into the setting and are ornamented with a very subtle groove. The shoulders blend seamlessly into the plain 18k yellow gold fully hallmarked ring shank. The hallmarks to the interior of the shank includes the 18k fineness hallmark 750, the Chester Assay Office mark (three sheaves), the date letter for 1895 (M), and the maker's mark 'BH Joseph & Co' (BHJ & Co.). This antique ring is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. Diamond Quality Color (average grades) G Clarity (average grades) SI 1 Cut Old European Content (total) 0.20 carat Dimensions Width across setting 1.7cm / 0.6" Diameter of central opal 6mm Diameter of supporting opals 5mm Ring Size UK Size K 1/2 USA Size 5 3/8 This ring may be professionally adjusted in size on request to meet your personal requirements. Maker: BH Joseph & Co Origin: Chester, England Date: 1895 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewelry/estate jewelry. SKU: A5446


  • Creator
    BH Joseph & Co
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition Details
    This antique ring is fine quality, set with natural opals and high color graded diamonds. The date and maker hallmarks are clear; the remaining hallmarks are legible but are slightly worn in keeping with age.
  • Dimensions
    W 0.6 in.W 15.24 mm
  • Weight
    0.20 ct
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
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