This is a gorgeous platinum and 18K yellow gold ring by McTeigue & Company (see pictures), circa 1970s. It is a very high quality piece of jewelry with an exceptional emeralds and super diamonds. There are 3 genuine earth mined round cut emeralds 3.3mm in diameter, total estimated weight is .45 carat. Fantastic vibrant green color and tremendous brilliance!! There are 4 brilliant round cut diamonds, they total .44 carat and these diamonds are set in platinum. The diamonds are estimated to be VVS-VS1 in clarity and F in color. Colorless, very white diamonds!! The presentation measures 19.59mm tall (3/4") and is raised 5.4mm high. Size 6 (sizable), and it weighs hefty 9.8 grams of gold and platinum.
Founded in New York in 1895, the Walter P. McTeigue & Company designed and manufactured fine handmade precious jewelry and was a highly regarded "behind the scene" jeweler to the trade throughout the 20th century. Among their customers were the country’s finest retailers including Tiffany & Company, J.E. Caldwell, C.D. Peacock, Oscar Heyman, Black Starr & Frost and Shreve, Crump & Low. To this day the McTeigue & Co. name is a hallmark of exquisite design and craftsmanship. In 1990, after nearly 100 years of making jewelry for fine retailers,Tiffany & Co. purchased McTeigue & Company and its inventory, equipment and archive of designs. The McTeigue family continues as dealers in fine diamonds, precious stones and estate jewelry.
McTeigue 18K Gold Platinum Diamond Emerald Ring Designer