Vintage diamond flanked solitaire ring, circa 1970.
Vintage diamond flanked solitaire ring. Set to centre with one round old cut diamond, N colour, SI1 clarity with a weight of 1.78 carats in an open back claw setting, flanked by two rectangular baguette cut diamonds in open back rubover settings with a combined weight of 0.40 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 2.18 carats, to an impressive flanked solitaire design featuring curving claws, a structured openwork gallery and fancy open backholing, the raised shoulders flow through to a solid D-shape shank. Marked 18 carat yellow gold, circa 1970, accompanied by Gemological Institute of America (GIA) report #1226374067.