Antique Victorian Opal 0.20 Carat Diamond Gold Dress Ring

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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.

AC Silver item Ref. SKU: A5446

Details

  • Creator
    BH Joseph & Co
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Stone
    Opal
  • Condition
    Excellent. 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
    0.6 in. W
    2 cm W
  • Weight
    0.20ct
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU1282738942
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015

Typical response time: 9 hours

Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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