Ooooh la la: this 1950's diamond ring is unique in its adornment, set with three different diamond cuts, including marquise, pear-cut and mixed round cuts. It is easy to interpret how this piece of jewelry reflects the growth and excitement in America, post World War II; a direct contrast to the the austerity and gloom of the long war years. It sparkles and shines and represents the excitement and growth of a new period!
On one side, it is decorated with an *approximate 0.45 carat pear-cut diamond, IJ/SI-I, set in a polished white gold channel which is surrounded by a softly textured satin finish. The other side features an *approximate 0.45 carat marquises-cut diamond, IJ/VS-SI, embedded in a pave cluster of approximately 40 mixed round cut diamonds; the cluster is slightly raised above a border of 23 graduated, mixed cut round diamonds, with an *approximate total round diamond carat weight of 0.60 carats. The combined total diamond weight of the ring is *approximately 1.50 carats.
The overall design is marked by contrasts, starting with the highly polished white gold and the soft satiny finish of the textured gold. The mixed cuts of diamonds further punctuates this contrasting design element. Nicely balanced with larger diamonds on each side, the ring is very unusual and exciting and meant for the woman who loves the cocktail presence of this ring and has the imagination to wear it in multiple situations with confidence and flair.
The ring is currently a size 5, sitting in the range of 4 3/4-5 1/4 on the mandrel. It is 14k white gold and it weighs 15.6 grams.
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