A magnificent antique Edwardian natural blue zircon ring with a belle époque setting.
The blue zircon has a spectacular sparkle, with wonderful light reflected at every movement. It is 13.5 mm across and 8 mm deep (3/5 x 1/3 inches), with a carat weight of 12.2 carats.
The gemstone is in wonderful condition for a 100 year plus ring.
The setting is very evocative of the Edwardian era. With the high set 6 claw setting allowing light to swathe the zircon. The condition of the setting is perfect.
The ring is 14 k yellow gold, with a slightly pink hue. The band is hallmarked 14 with a maker's mark on the external side.
The ring size is: Q (Australia, NZ, UK, Ireland); 8 (US, Canada); 57 3/4 (France); 18 (Germany, Belgium, Scandinavia); 17 (Italy); 16 (Japan, China, India); 17 3/4 (Switzerland).
The ring weighs 6.2 grams (1/5 ounce).