Fancy yellow diamond flank solitaire ring, circa 1950.
Fancy yellow diamond flanked solitaire ring. Set to center with a round transitional cut natural unenhanced fancy intense yellow diamond, SI2 clarity, with a weight of 1.10 carats, in open back claw settings, flanked by two tapered baguette cut diamonds in open back rubover settings with a combined approximated weight of 0.18 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 1.28 carats, to an elegant flanked solitaire design, with curving claws, a geometric pierced gallery, and fancy shape open backholing leading to raised shoulders and flowing through to a solid D-shaped shank. Tested yellow gold and platinum, circa 1950, accompanied by Gemological Institute of America (GIA) report #2231002230.