Antique diamond and ruby target ring, French, circa 1905.
Antique diamond and ruby target ring. Set with a round old cut diamond to centre in an open back rubover setting with a weight of 0.70 carats, enclosed by twelve rectangular baguette cut natural unenhanced rubies in open back rubover channel settings with an approximate weight of 0.80 carats, further bordered by eighteen round single cut diamonds in open back grain and cutdown settings with a combined weight of 0.50 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 1.20 carats, to a striking target cluster with an ornately pierced gallery and intricate backholing, the graceful tapering shoulders flowing down to a fine D-shape shank. Marked platinum, French, circa 1905.