Edwardian Platinum Cabochon Opal & Diamond Ring
A simply exquisite opal and diamond ring from the Edwardian (ca1910) era! This fabulous ring has a single oval-shaped cabochon opal stone set in its center. The stone, which is large in size, is bezel set in platinum and has simply magnificent color with hues of green, blue, red, orange and yellow. It is surrounded by 20 old Mine Cut diamonds, which are also bezel set in platinum. On each shoulder of the stone are an additional 3 diamonds, which are bead set. All 26 diamonds have a total approximate weight of .65ct tw. The band is made of simple smooth platinum, and is stamped with a makers mark. The opal stone is absolutely magnificent and the ring looks stunning on. It would make a gorgeous addition to any collection!
Measurements: The ring has a finger size of 7 but could easily be resized. The oval-shaped opal stone, including the diamond border, measures 1/2" at its widest point, a little more than 5/8" at the tallest point and has a depth of 1/4".
Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the platinum setting or to the opal stone and all of the diamonds are intact.