Belle Époque Natural Pearl Diamond Gold Platinum Ring
Charming Antique Belle Epoque diamond and natural saltwater pearl ring, ca. 1890. This gorgeous hand crafted ring is set with bright and white Old European Cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.75 carats. 2 lustrous natural saltwater pearls are set between rows of small rose cut diamonds. The top of the platinum has fine milligram work which is crafted onto 18 karat yellow gold. It is a lost art of high jewelers craftsmanship to combine platinum with yellow gold, the later having a much lower melting point. This ring is a piece of art and history and the hand wearing it will treasure a unique ring. The ring size is now 8.5 and can be sized.