Antique ring centering a cushion-cut aquamarine, approx. 1.40 carats, with a rose-cut diamond, calibré-cut onyx, and seed pearl surround. Set in 18k yellow gold and platinum. Center: 14.4x 12.4mm, band: 1mm. Circa 1905.
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