French, Belle Epoque 18ct, 18k, 750 rose Gold Pearl & Rose-cut Diamond twist three stone ring
This quintessential late Victorian, early Edwardian ring is adorned with a lustrous Silver cream pearl, flanked by two, old-cut diamonds mounted in a 3 stone twist, with glittering rose-cut diamonds on the scrolled shoulders.
Made during the Belle Epoque (beautiful age) period.
The pearl is untested but is believed to be a natural saltwater pearl (not cultivated). It displays the characteristics of a natural pearl with a deep nacre and sheen.
It is a beautiful silvery cream colour with natural hues of green, pink & purple. It measures 4.2mm.
The two diamonds are old-cuts with clear culets, they are vibrant, bright clean gemstones, they each measure 3.5mm giving a combined carat weight of 0.40ct, Colour F/G, Clarity SI1 to VS1.
There are a total of eight rose-cut diamonds.
Giving a combined diamond carat weight of 0.48ct
RING SIZE: UK: Q US: 8.25
WEIGHT: 2.6 grams
HALLMARKS: none – tested as 18ct gold
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)