A late Victorian 18ct gold garnet and diamond three-stone ri...

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A late Victorian 18ct gold garnet and diamond three-stone ring. The replacement rectangular-shape garnet, with old-cut diamond sides, rose-cut diamond spacers and trefoil shoulders. Estimated dimensions of garnet 9 by 7.5 by 3.9mms. Estimated total old-cut diamond weight 1.60cts, I-J colour, VS2-SI2 clarity. Ring size Q. Weight 3.6gms.

More Information

  • Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Some replacement gems.
  • Significant discolouration across the entire ring.
  • Some small file marks to the band.
  • Some claws show moderate wear.
  • Diamonds well matched.
  • Diamonds bright.

  • One old-cut diamond with small, central dark inclusions, and a small feather to one side. Other old-cut diamond with few minor inclusions, possible small feather beneath one claw.
  • Individual size and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents accurate weight estimation and colour and clarity assessment.

  • Garnet is a deep slightly orangey red hue, well saturated, with good clarity and typical inclusions.

  • Garnet in good condition with some small nicks.

  • Metal tests as approximately 18ct gold.
  • Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns.
  • Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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    Auction Date:
    21st Mar 19 at 11am GMT
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