This stunning antique black opal and diamond ring will definitely turn heads.
The color play from the 5ct black opal is wonderfully vibrant. There is a mix of blue and green with flashes of red coming through.
The old cut diamonds are bright and lively, showing excellent dispersion. In a candlelit room they are just spectacular.
24mm long by 10mm across
Size US: 5
Size UK: F 1/2
Size MM: 11mm interior diameter
The natural black opal (not a doublet or any type of synthetic) measures 16mm by 10mm weighs approx 5cts.
The 18 old European cut diamonds total approx 1.25cts. They are in the VS2 range for clarity and color range F/G.
The gold is tested and hallmarked 18K yellow gold.
It dates from the late 19th century, most likely the 1880s or 90s.
Just a few FAQs:
1) Do you ship to the USA/Canada/Australia…
Yes, I ship worldwide. Jewelry items will cost $9 including tracking and insurance.
Items to the USA/Canada take on 6 days to arrive.
2) Do you take deposits/layaway?
Yes, I would normally suggest a 30% deposit with the balance in 30 days. If you need longer, just ask and I’m sure we can arrange something.
3) Do you accept returns?
Yes, I accept returns for any reason up to 30 days as long as the item is returned intact.
4) Can rings be resized?
Most rings can be resized. Some one size, others two, depending on the ring design. I will do this free of charge before shipping.
If you buy a ring and it can’t be sized, I’ll contact you and we can cancel the transaction.
5) What is 9K or 18K Gold?
9K and 18K (also known as 9ct and 18ct) are the most commonly used gold standards in Britain and Ireland. The USA tends to use 10K or 14K more frequently.
6) What is my ring size / what is a size 6 in UK measurement?
This site: http://findmyringsize.com/ has lots of useful tools in that regard. If you need more help, just ask me…