Edwardian Diamond Turquoise Cluster Ring
Edwardian jewelers are known for creating some of the most sumptuous jewelry of all time and this period cluster ring indicates how a timeless and classic design can reflect the finesse of an artisan.
Just follow this curving river of thirty-six (36) rose cut diamonds of about .35 carats total estimated diamond weight as it sensuously wends its way around six islands of natural turquoise cabochons all upon silver topped 14k yellow gold. Centered is the queen – an old mine cut diamond of an additional estimated .15 points within an everlastingly refined cut down crimped silver bezel. The under gallery is a landscape of 14k yellow gold pierced and scalloped open work carriage suitable to transport any royal figure in elegant style. This superb flower cluster ring has a total estimated diamond weight of .50 points and is finished with a silken 14k yellow gold band.
Measurements: 5/8 of an inch (1.6 cm) in width north to south on the hand and 5/16 of an inch (0.7 cm) off the hand. The cluster is 9/16 of an inch (1.4 cm) across the diagonal. This antique ring has a weight of 4.6 grams (3.0 dwt).
Ring Size: US 8-1/2 (UK Q-1/2; Euro 18.5, 58.5 mm) and can be sized to fit most any hand.
Date: Circa 1890 - 1900
Note: All diamond weights are approximate as the stones have not been removed in order to preserve the integrity of the setting.