Victorian 18kt/Sterling Moonstone + Rose Cut Diamond Cluster Ring
An exquisite moonstone and diamond ring from the Victorian (ca1880) era! Most likely originally worn as a stick pin, this stunning moonstone centerpiece has since been converted to a gorgeous ring. Crafted in sterling silver topped rose gold, the brilliant center sits atop an 18kt yellow gold band to create a lovely mixed metals appearance. The round moonstone cabochon rests in a foil backed setting, exhibiting a wonderful translucence with a soft blue color and strong iridescent flashes. The stone is surrounded by a border of old Rose Cut diamonds, each one catching the light brilliantly with every turn. The split shank shoulders display a simple yet elegant appeal, and completing the design is a brushed yellow gold band that wraps around the back. A gorgeous converted Victorian piece, it looks fabulous when worn and would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The ring has a finger size 7, but could be resized. The moonstone and diamond centerpiece measures approximately 1/2" in diameter and rests a little under 1/4" above the finger when worn. The band measures 2mm wide at the back.
Condition: The overall condition of the piece is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold and silver setting. The moonstone cabochon and diamonds are all intact and securely set. There is a small natural inclusion on the side of the moonstone, which is not noticeable when worn.