Emerald-cut diamond flanked solitaire ring, circa 1970.
Emerald-cut diamond flanked solitaire ring. Centrally set with an octagonal emerald-cut diamond, N colour, VS2 clarity, with a weight of 6.95 carats in an open back four claw setting, flanked by eight tapered baguette diamonds in open back half rubover and channel settings with a combined weight of 1.20 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 8.15 carats, to an impressive flanked solitaire design, a structured open gallery, and geometric open backholing, leading to raised shoulders and flowing through to a solid D-shape shank. Tested yellow gold and platinum, circa 1970, accompanied by Gemological Institute of America (GIA) report #2225828398.