Seven of Hearts - Estate Diamond Ring
The number seven is not just lucky for bridge, poker or dice…but also for the wearer of this beautiful seven (7) diamond estate period ring. Ensconced in the center of a gorgeous gem-set beaded and engraved platinum mount is a estimated .55 carat old European cut diamond, H-I color and SI2 clarity. A court of four (4) marquise shaped diamonds, a pair on each side, are the royal attendants joined by stone set shoulders—one accented with a single cut diamond and the other an old mine cut bringing a total of about .28 carats in side diamonds. The total estimated diamond weight for the ring is .83 carats of sparkle and radiance.
Hallmarks: 5% Irid (common alloy in platinum); additional markings now worn
Measurements: Just shy of ½ of an inch (0.5 cm) north to south; center diamond area is 5/8 of an inch (1.5 cm). Currently a size US 5-1/4 (UK J-1/2; Euro 15.75, 50 mm). This ring can be easily sized up or down. Weight of 3.4 grams.
Date: Circa 1940
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.