Vintage 2.5ct Diamond Half-Hoop Ring
An unusual and striking vintage half-hoop ring set with seven brilliant cut diamonds totalling over 2.5 carats in weight. The stones rest in simple cut-down mounts - inspired by jewellery from the Georgian era - encircling more than half of the band's circumference, and it's built in 18ct white gold throughout. Handmade circa 1980, the back of the head behind the stones features a double figure-eight or infinity knot style design... arguably unnecessary, given it's only ever seen when the ring is taken off, but it's a testament to the craftsmanship and attention to detail of whomever made the ring.
Era: Vintage, 1980s
Ring size: K 1/2 or 5.5 US. Resizable for £35
Width at head: 6.5mm
Width of band: 5.4mm
Stones: Brilliant cut diamonds, 2.52ct total weight (calculated), I/J colour, VS/SI clarity
Marks: None, tested as 18ct gold
Condition: Great vintage condition with minimal signs of wear
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This includes a valuation for insurance purposes, item specifics, date, and origins (where applicable)
Gemstones are tested by an accredited gemmologist (Cert GA, Gemmological Association of Great Britain)
Express shipping is free of charge and carbon offset
Tracked and insured with signature on delivery
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Resizing takes 7-14 days
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Note: sizing may remove some of the patina (although we take every care to reduce this where possible)
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We offer detailed and accurate condition reports on each listing. These pieces are antique, vintage, or pre-loved, often over 100 years old so they're going to have lived a life. A healthy patina and the odd scuff/scrape are quite normal... it's part of their charm! Everything we present has been checked over by our jeweller and should be good for wear for many years to come (unless otherwise stated) but please remember to treat them with appropriate care and consideration for their age.
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