Antique Australian 18ct Yellow Gold Opal And Diamond Ring By ‘DUNKLINGS’ Circa 1900-1910
Crafted by the esteemed manufacturer ‘DUNKLINGS’, (1898 - 1990’s) this ring bears their hallmark W19D, for William Dunkling and 18ct gold.
Its quarter hoop design, adorned with a meticulously carved out under gallery, typical or the late Victorian era, showcases the craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into its creation.
The ring boasts three solid fiery Opals, almost definitely from Coober Pedy, and each radiating a lovely play of colour that will captivate all who gaze upon it.
To add a touch of sparkle, four small rose cut diamonds delicately accentuate the Opals, creating a harmonious blend of beauty and brilliance.
Don’t miss the opportunity to own this extraordinary piece of Australian history and make it a cherished addition to your jewellery collection.
Opal - Almost definitely Coober Pedy
1 @ 5.3mm x 4.8mm
2 @ 4.8mm x 3.5mm
4 @ small rose-cuts
East to west - 1.6cm
Wide - 7mm
‘W18D’ For William Dunkling and 18ct gold
O or 17.5mm diameter US 7 1/4
Could be resized up 4, down 4
Very good to excellent antique condition. Opal are lovely with no chips, dulling or abrasions, claws are original and in very good order. Diamonds are rough cut rose-cuts, sparkle nicely. Heavy and well made ring with no wear nor thinning to gold. Gorgeous piece of early Australian history.
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