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Austro-Hungarian Antique Diamond Heart Ring

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10-1-10253

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ABOUT THIS RING

A sparkling diamond heart, hand crafted in darkened silver and designed around an antique pear shape diamond surrounded and crowned by small rose-cut diamonds, crowns a fanciful 18K yellow gold ring shank. A rare, romantic and regal jewel, not recommended for everyday wear. The marks indicate the ring was made between 1867 and 1872 within the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The top measures 1/2 inch. Currently ring size 5 3/4.

Details

Materials:
18 Karat Yellow Gold, Silver
Current Ring Size:
5 3/4 Most rings can be resized up or down one size unless noted and sometimes more.
Length:
1/2 Inch
Width:
1/4 Inch
Gram Weight:
3.6 g
Period:
Victorian
Center Diamond details
Cut/Shape:
Pear Cut
Carat Weight:
0.30 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
5.50 x 3.70 x 2.29 mm
Color:
K
Clarity:
SI1
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

19 Rose Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
0.22 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
0.70-2.00 mm
Color:
I-J-K
Clarity:
SI
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
0.52

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As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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