Vintage Black Opal Cocktail Ring
Jaw-dropping vintage cocktail ring with a mesmerising 23 carat black opal set with in a halo of glistening old cut diamond 'petals'. The opal shows vivid play of colour, flecks of green, red, and orange shimmer and flash in and out of view over the deep black body tone - the dark and mysterious aura accentuated by the bright white brilliance of the surrounding diamonds. Built in two-tone 18ct gold, yellow and white, to create a gorgeous bimetal effect with pierced openwork behind the head reminiscent of a spider web. Dating from the 1980s.
Era: Vintage, circa 1980
Head: 2.6cm by 2.4cm
Ring size: O or 7.25 US. Resizable for £35
Stones: 23.3ct Black Opal (calculated weight) & Old European Cut Diamonds (1.0ct total, VS clarity, I/J colour approx.)
Marks: None, tested as 18ct gold
Condition: Great vintage condition
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Gemstones are tested by an accredited gemmologist (Cert GA, Gemmological Association of Great Britain)
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Tracked and insured with signature on delivery
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Ring sizing is available on most rings
£35 flat fee
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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