Ladies Diamond Gold Filigree Wedding Ring

Ladies Diamond Gold Filigree Wedding Ring
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Ladies Diamond Gold Filigree Wedding Ring

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Captivating, from the beautiful white diamonds to the finest gold filigree detail.  This Edwardian wedding ring starts with a sparkling old European diamond (apx 1/2 ct, H, VS1).   This dynamic diamond is elegantly framed by a scalloped octagonal mounting, which is embellished by a rectangular setting. Diamond graced lotus flowers adorn the sides of this romantic ring.  This fine white gold openwork filigree creates a light, lacy vision. The dimmest light brings this romantic wedding ring to life.  An engraved chevron design trails the sides of this 18kt white gold ring shank.

Jewelry from the early 1900s was designed to be light, lacy and elegant.  Jewelry was designed to be white on white to match the white, lacy fashions of the time.  Nature and flowers were important jewelry motifs.  It was important for ring designs to be symmetrical.  Old-European diamonds were the popular diamond cut.  They were cut ,to reflect light in the newly electric homes.

Diamonds:  0.57ct tw
One old-European diamond 0.45 ct wt, appx 5.0 x 2.93mm, Clarity Grade: VS1, Color Grade: H
Two round European diamonds appx 0.04 ct tw, VS2, G
Four single-cut diamonds of appx 0.08 ct tw, VS1-VS2,  G
Measures: 1" wrapped left to right,  5/16" north to south, 3/16" height above
Size: 4.5
Weight: 3.0 Grams
Circa: 1917

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