This stunning antique Victorian ring is set with a five jaw-dropping graduating cushion shaped old European cut diamonds each within a white claw setting with an illusion-style surround, this leads to the scroll engraved shoulders and plain polished 'D' shaped band.
Inside the ring’s band there is an inscription which reads ‘Mary Ann McClint/Clint Dec 17th 1849’.
This ring is XRF tested as silver setting and 12ct yellow gold to the ring head and shoulders, with a band replacement at some point in its history of 9ct. This ring is in very good overall condition, with light marks and wear commensurate with age. One diamond appears to have a reddish residue captured in its setting (possibly from cleaning) which is refracted in some photographs, but far less notable in natural lights, diamonds assessed by Safeguard as colour H-I, clarity VS-I1. Approximately 2.24ct of diamonds.
The Safeguard assessment noted that some claws were in need of attention, this has been taken care of and all stones are now well held.
Size R UK/AU, 8⅝ US/CA, 59 FR/RU, 18½ DE
This ring includes an independent jewellery assessment report completed by SafeGuard, part of the AnchorCert Group of the Assay Office of Birmingham. The certificate is included with your purchase and a scanned copy can be seen in the image gallery above.