Antique ring centering an old European-cut diamond, approx. .80 carat, with EGL stating its H-I color, SI1 clarity. Within a surround of 10 diamonds, approx. 1.30 carats and rose-cut diamonds. Mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, and French import marks. H: 13mm, band 1.50mm. Circa 1915.
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