Pink sapphire and diamond carved ring, circa 1900.
Pink sapphire and diamond carved ring. Set centrally with one oval old cut natural unenhanced pink sapphire in an open back claw setting with an approximate weight of 1.31 carats, flanked by two cushion shape old mine diamonds in similar settings with a combined weight of 0.30 carats, enriched by six round rose cut diamonds in open and closed back grain settings with a combined weight of 0.10 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 0.40 carats, to a beautiful carved gallery with stylised scrolling motifs and intricate backholing, tapering ornate shoulders leading through to a solid D-shape shank. Tested yellow gold, circa 1900.