Vintage Whitehouse Bros. Burmese ruby and diamond cluster ring, American, circa 1950.
Vintage Whitehouse Bros. Burmese ruby and diamond cluster ring. Set to centre with a cushion shape mixed cut natural unenhanced Burmese ruby in an open back claw setting with an approximate weight of 1.10 carats, further set with six rectangular baguette cut diamonds in open back channel settings with a combined weight of 0.40 carats and further enhanced by twenty round eight cut diamonds in open back grain settings with a combined weight of 0.60 carats. The total approximate diamond weight is 1.00 carats, to a geometric cluster design featuring curving corner claws, an intricately pierced gallery and fancy open backholing, flanked by trumpeting shoulders leading to a solid D-shape shank. Marked platinum and iridium, maker's mark for Whitehouse Bros., American, circa 1950, accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report #18761.