Early Georgian Diamond Cameo Ring
A wonderful ring which has been set with an early hard stone A layered stone or shell in which the design is cut in relief where the main design is carved onto the top layer and the remainder is carved away to reveal the next layer using the natural colours of the stone or shell to produce the different shadings of the carving. This is done in shell, coral, lava and various stones. circa 1680-1720. It is surrounded by An 18th, 19th and early 20th century diamond shape, typically cushion or asymmetrical, marked by a small table, a high crown and a large culet. Culets are the small flat facets at the bottom of a stone which appear to the untrained eye as a hole in the middle of the stone. Before the advent of modern machinery which allows for the precise faceting we see tod... More diamonds and the The circle of metal that attaches to the decorative part of a ring and encircles the finger. is 75% pure gold (or 750 parts pure gold and 250 parts other metals) gold.
Top section ½ in / 1.3 cm by ⅝ in / 1.5 cm
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