Van Cleef & Arpels diamond flanked solitaire ring, French, circa 1970.
Van Cleef & Arpels diamond flanked solitaire ring. Centrally set with a round old cut diamond in an open back claw setting with an approximate weight of 0.98 carats, flanked by two tapered baguette cut diamonds in open back rubover settings with a combined weight of 0.14 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 1.12 carats, to an elegant flanked solitaire design featuring stylised claws, a finely pierced collet and shaped open backholing, leading to trumpeting split shoulders which flow through to a tapering solid shank. Marked 18 carat yellow gold, signed 'VAN CLEEF & ARPELS', numbered 'B5998 A 39', French, circa 1970.