An oval ring of grand proportions is studded with a superb, blue sapphire and encrusted in a frame of diamonds. From knuckle to knuckle, this is one to be remembered, worn, shown off, and cherished.
A fine, unheated cushion-shaped blue sapphire weighs in at 3.13 carats (by measurement). Even in saturated blue hues, as clear as one could want, and punctuated with lively highlights.
Regally set, an oval frame of diamonds and an inner sextet of more diamonds accentuate that glowing and radiant sapphire.
Typical of the late Georgian and early Victorian era, the top is entirely worked in silver. Mostly old mine and cushion cuts, they light up the ring with an intense and refractive halo.
All the gems and diamonds are set open-backed for maximum light and dazzle.
An 18k French wide shank shows off hand-engraved leaf patterns all the way around. Thin (but sturdy) and comfortable, once you put it on, there it will remain.
One natural blue cushion cut sapphire
Weight of 3.13 carats
Unheated, no heat
Total weight of 2.72 carats
Color average H-J, three at K-P
Clarity SI1-3 with a few at I1
18k Yellow Gold
French shank circa 1900
Comes in an antique purple velvet and silk ring box, likely not original to the ring. A rare form often termed a hat-shaped box, highly collectible in its own right.