Antique Carved "Half Hoop" Emerald Ring
You'll find yourself lost in the details of this exquisite english ring: the vivid red tone of the hand-carved rose gold band against the emeralds is pleasing to the eye.
The ring has a total of three emeralds serving as the center stones: an oval cabochon cut in the center and two early round-cut emeralds flanking either side.
The emeralds are further contrasted with four round-brilliant cut diamonds - two on either side.
We believe these diamonds, having a more modern cut, would have been added to the ring at a later date, perhaps to replace missing stones or as an update to "poorly cut" older diamonds.
If you wanted to change them out for rose cuts or other older cuts (old mine cut, old european cut) we can accommodate this change. Please email us for a quote.
The rose gold band is made from 9 karat gold and has an anchor hallmark, which represents the assay office in Birmingham, England.
The date stamp in the band places it to c.1871-1872.
The ring is currently a size 6 ½.
There are three emeralds and four diamonds in this ring.
The emeralds are two different cuts - the center gem being an oval cabochon cut and the two side gems being an early brilliant cut.
The four diamonds are round-brilliant cut.
- 1 oval cabochon cut and 2 round cut emeralds: 0.90 carat
- 4 round brilliant cut diamonds: 0.08 carat
- clarity: I2
- colour: I-J
- anchor hallmark for Birmingham, England
- makers mark: WHT
total emerald weight: 0.90 carat
total diamond weight: 0.08 carat
materials: rose gold - 9 karat