Some of the brightest old cut Diamonds I have seen.An Edwardian 18ct Gold Five Stone Diamond Ring, 0.60ct of old cut Diamonds, Ring Size O or 7 .Hallmarked for Chester and dated 1902. email email@example.com Shipping in the UK £6 USA £10 . For a ring that is over 100 years old , it’s in lovely condition and won’t look out of place in my own collection . The old mine style of cutting diamonds has been used since the end of the 17th century. Most of the old mine cut diamonds that exist today are found in antique jewellery from both Victorian and Edwardian eras. The old mine cut is the direct predecessor of brilliant cut diamonds, first created in 1919 by Marcel Tolkowsky.
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Posted by Talking Antiques on Thursday, 4 April 2019