Description: This beautiful Art Deco, 14K white gold (stamped and tested) ring has so many highly detailed elements. The .82 carat transitional-cut diamond is bead-set in a square head. The shoulders have a lovely scroll and leaf motif, and on each side of the under gallery there is a scroll, bar, circle, and bead filigree motif, and all edges have millegraining. This ring would pair beautifully with any style of band - plain, diamond, colored stone or a hand engraved Art Deco period band, the possibilities are endless!
Period: Art Deco (1920 - 1935), this ring is circa 1925.
Hallmarks: 14 (the K has been polished out during a re-sizing).
Information/History: A Transitional-cut is a cut from approximately 1918 - 1920's - It was the transition between an old European-cut and a modern round brilliant-cut diamond, the standard we use today.
Measurements/Size: Top of ring - 8.0 millimeters (mm) x 8.0 mm, shoulders - 5.0 mm, center bottom of shank - 1.0 mm. The ringer size is 6 3/4 and yes, is can be sized UP or DOWN. The gross weight of the ring is 2.46 grams.
Stone: One Transitional-cut diamond weighing .82 carats per balance, the clarity is I1 (but it is somewhat difficult to see with the naked eye, and very common in older cut stones), and J color.
NOTE: All weights of stones are measured in the mounting and are calculated by formula, they are approximate weights. If stones are removed and weighed directly on the scale, it will be stated as, "per balance".
Condition: Excellent, no damage or repairs to the mounting, and the prongs have been re-tipped. There is one small chip on the girdle of the diamond (can't see without magnification).
Art Deco 14K White Gold .82 Carat Filigree Engagement Ring