Antique Victorian 14k rose gold .28 ct European cut diamond solitaire engagement ring, size 6. With a lovely 6 prong buttercup setting with fancy hand engraving down the shoulders of the band. The inside of the ring shank is hand inscribed with the initials of the original owner. Measures 5/16" north/south, band tapers to 2mm at the back of the shank, weighs 2.8 grams. Old European cut round faceted diamond measures 4.1mm x 2.6mm, with VS2- SI1 clarity, G-H color (see guide below). A beautiful high clarity good color stone with lots of sparkle! A dainty small scale ring best for ladies with petite fingers and hands. In excellent well babied condition, circa 1890s. If you look very closely with high magnification there is one indented natural with identifying trigons on the surface which distinguish it. For more about indented naturals please inquire.
Diamond measured with Presidium dial gauge. Fluorescence measured with GIA Instruments Diamond UV Light. Diamond color measured with Master Color Grading Set and GIA Instruments Diamond Light. Graded using GIA (Gemological Institute of America) grading standards while mounted. We give a two step color and clarity range based on the confines and fact that the diamond is mounted while grading it.
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GIA diamond clarity grading scale:
IF- Internally Flawless
VVS1, VVS2- Very Very Small Inclusions
VS1, VS2- Very Small Inclusions
SI1, SI2- Small Inclusions
I1, I2, I3- Imperfect
GIA diamond color grading scale:
D, E, F- Colorless
G, H, I, J- Near Colorless
K, L, M- Faint Yellow
N, O, P, Q, R- Very Light Yellow
S, T, U- Light Yellow
V, W, X, Y, Z- Fancy Yellow