Stunning 18ct, 18k, 750 white Gold Amethyst and diamond (35 carats) Cluster, statement ring, London 1975
Fabulous Amethyst and Diamond Cluster ring featuring a large 23 x 1.5 mm Amethyst gemstone, surrounded by twenty-eight x 2.2mm brilliant-cut Diamonds mounted in an 18ct white gold setting.
The Amethyst is a fine gemstone with a good saturation of colour, it is a gorgeous purple colour with subtle reddish / magenta hues, estimated carat weight: 34 carats.
The diamonds each measure approx 2.2mm, they estimated as colour F/G, clarity VS1 and total carat weight of between 1:00 to 1.12cts.
This huge dress ring measures 28 x 23.2mm and sits 13,.5mm off the finger.
Hallmarked as follows: crown, 750 (denotes 18ct gold), Leopards head (London assay mark) A (date letter for 1975)
Amethyst is the traditional birthstone for February.
Favoured by Catherine the Great (Empress Catherine II of Russia, 1729–1796) and the famous jewellery connoisseur Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (1896–1986), who made a memorable statement when she wore a lavish Cartier-designed amethyst bib necklace to a gala in Versailles in 1953.
Amethyst is believed to give the wearer personal empowerment and inner strength.
RING SIZE: UK: S USA: 9.25 (resizing available on request
WEIGHT: 13.5 GRAMS
HALLMARKS: as above
DATE: Modern (1960 to present day)