ANTIQUE ART DECO OLD MINE CUT DIAMOND AND FRENCH CUT SAPPHIRE PLATINUM RING
This antique piece was handcrafted sometime during the Art Deco design period (1920-1940). The platinum setting features 7 Old Mine cut diamonds. Old mine cut diamonds are antique diamonds that were skillfully cut by hand using primarily another diamond as a cutting tool. Old Mine cut diamonds were carefully cut and crafted to scintillate in soft candlelight and gas light light sources; giving them a unique brilliance. The diamond in the center measures approximately 0.40 carats and the ring has an overall estimated combined diamond weight of approximately 0.75 carats. This antique piece features 10 richly hued French cut sapphires. The setting features subtle milgrain accents with simple filigree gallery. This antique piece features a French hallmark on the outside of the shank. This antique piece uses colored gemstones to compliment sparkling antique diamonds beautifully and it’s clever use of clean lines are indicative of it’s Deco inspiration. This ring is currently a size 7 & 1/2.