What kind of woman wore this French fin de siècle ring? It's masculine, in a way, but around 1900 women's roles and identities were changing fast. Someone with a sense of proportion and style commissioned this brutally geometric piece.
18k gold (marked), silver, .36ct old European cut diamond
Very good - French hallmark
6.25, can be resized (please note significant change in size may result in the loss of the French hallmark); 7.5mm head, 3.2mm shank
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1900 — 1910
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Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.
In the 14th century, it was discovered that the only way to cut a diamond was with another diamond.