Modern 18ct White Gold Sapphire Diamond Ring

This ring is accompanied by an independent retail replacement valuation for $2990.00

“One 18ct white gold one piece cast ring weight 6.03 grams, set with 3 oval faceted glass filled diffusion coated blue sapphire with total estimated weight 3.6ct in simple 4 claw coronets.

Surrounding the sapphires there are a total of 46 round brilliant cut diamonds, total estimated weight 0.46ct, colour “G” clarity “P2” in a triple cluster arrangements.  All on a 1.8mm wide half-round band.
Engraved inside S 3.98ct D 0.46ct”.

Gemstones can and do come with all manner of treatments at times, and this ring does have Sapphires which have been treated.

However.. it is large, very very pretty and and the Sapphires are a velvety lush blue.
With a finger spread of 2cm wide by 1.2 deep, and curved beautifully to hug the finger making this one particularly comfortable to wear.

 Diffusion Treatments

Used to enhance colour this process involves heating the gemstone to high temperatures, and once reached the molecular structure of the material ‘loosens’ allowing the chemicals to enter the stone.  The ‘chemicals’ used generally are natural components of the material( being enhanced) itself. Sapphires are mostly heated with alumina, titanium and iron ( all of which occur naturally in blue Sapphires) which enhance its blue colour.  

Why are gems treated?

There is no doubt over the centuries and still today ‘enhancements’ of gemstones can be to deceive …. However this is not the only reason and many treatments improve the durability and appearance of the gem.  They also make more gems available to the market therefore boosting the availability to more people at affordable price points.

The bottom line is as long as the customer is aware and the treatments are disclosed before purchase.

STONES
Sapphire
Diamond
MEASUREMENTS
2.0cm x 1.2cm
WEIGHT
6.03 Grams
MARKS
750
Laser inscribed - S 3.98ct  D 0.46ct (Sapphire and diamond weights)
SIZE
P or 17.9mm diameter US 7 3/4
Sizeable
CONDITION
Very good to excellent pre-owned condition.  No chips or abrasions to stones.  All stones secure in settings.  No thinning to band.  Very pretty showy ring.

Please note boxes are for display only

Purchase Summary

Laybys available on all items $400 and over. Contact us for more details.

All our items are antique or vintage unless otherwise stated. Condition will be described, it is the responsibility of the buyer to read and view photos.

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