An Edwardian 18ct gold opal and diamond ring. The oval opal ...

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An Edwardian 18ct gold opal and diamond ring. The oval opal cabochons, with diamond accent highlights and openwork gallery. AF. Hallmarks for Birmingham, 1908. Ring size P1/2. Weight 2.1gms.

  • Overall condition fair. Surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and dents in keeping with general age and wear.

  • Settings with reside of adhesive visible to the naked-eye, to the front and very obvious to the reverse of the setting.

  • One diamond accent deficient.

  • Both end opals sunken in the settings may require attention.

  • Opals vary in appearance, with white body colour, varied play-of-colour and a range of hues.

  • Diamond fairly well matched.

  • Diamonds fairly bright.

  • Cut and setting of diamond accents prevents total carat weight estimation.

  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Stones in fair to poor condition with some heavy abrasion to the largest opal and a large chip to one of the end opals.

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

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    Auction Date:
    20th Oct 2016 from 10am
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