Antique diamond and pearl crossover ring, circa 1890.
Antique diamond and pearl crossover ring. Set with a round natural saltwater pearl, approximately 6.6 - 6.7 x 5.7mm, in a closed back fluted setting, set diagonally with a cushion shape old cut diamond in an open back rubover millegrain setting with a weight of 0.90 carats, additionally set with ten round single cut diamonds in open back grain settings with a combined weight of 0.12 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 1.02 carats, to an elegant cross over form with a scalloped pierced collet and ornate backholing, flanked by scrolling shoulders which flow through to a solid ridged D-shape shank. Tested yellow gold and silver, circa 1890, accompanied by Gemmological Certification Services report #5776-3440.