Gold and Multi-Gem Dress Ring, Star Ruby.
12ct yellow gold ring, with a star ruby as the centre of a cluster. It is surrounded by eight grain-set cabochon sapphires. On the outer rim of the cluster are eight spaced diamonds in square mounts. On each shoulder is a double tulip style design mounted with a further four diamonds each side.
The shank is a tapered ridged band, 2.7 mm to 2.4 mm wide. The face of the ring measures 17 mm by 18 mm.
Finger size is UK/NZ "J" (USA size 4.3/4) with an internal diameter of 16.6 mm.
This ring has been remodelled from what was possibly an antique necklace piece. The star ruby is approx. 5.6-5.8 mm estimated at 1 carat. Translucent, dark purplish red, moderately included, good colour quality with a fair 6 ray star. The little sapphires are estimated to total 0.80 carats, light medium blue.
The diamonds are grain-set, of old rose cut and senaille cut, estimated to total 0.18 carats.
TW of ring is 7.75g. It is in very good condition.
We have a new independent valuation for this ring, giving the above summary, plus more detail. It sets the valuation at NZ$1800.00 second-hand retail market value, and NZ$4000.00 new comparison value.
This is a unique ring, quite the show-stopper. We offer it for sale at a very competitive price.
Courier Shipping: NZ: $14.00. Australia: $29.50. Rest of World: $49.50
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