Current Bid: $450
Appraised Value: $3,840
One electronically tested silver and gold ladies custom cast & assembled ruby and diamond ring. The featured ruby is set within a diamond lattice curvature, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Bright and anodized finish. Condition is new, good workmanship.
One bezel set oval mixed cut natural ruby, measuring 7.50 x 7.00 x 4.40mm, approximate weight of 1.98ct., clarity is heavily included, type II, medium dark, very slightly brownish, slightly purplish red color, (GIA slpR 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light somewhat diffusely, transparent to translucent. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. Indications of laboratory high temperature heat treatment, with glass & flux additives. Graded in the setting. Ruby has a low tolerance to rhodium plating, repolishing the surface, & ultrasonic cleaning.
Four illusion set rose tablet cut diamonds (depth est.) approximate total weight of 4 Stones = 0.15ct. Graded in the settingEach diamond is bezel set and fitted over foil backs. This was a popular method of illusion setting in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The final appearance of the diamond is that of a much larger stone, an illusion.
Clarity I-1 to I-2
Color H - I
One Hundred Eighteen bead set rose cut diamonds, measuring 1.20 - 1.20 x 0.74mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 118 Stones = 0.79ct. The group contains a mix of white to very light brown color diamond. , Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-2 to I-3