UK Size N/O……..USA Size 6.88
Quality natural opal, which is probably from Lightning Ridge,Australia. It is 1.1cm in diameter and of approx. 3.00 carats
It has a light grey background colour, with bright flashes of red, green, pink, yellow and orange across its entire surface.
It is surrounded by 17 x rough cut diamonds of approx. 1.5mm diameter each, with 3 x small diamonds on each shoulder of approx. 1mm diameter each.
Solid yellow gold, with an engraved shank, which tests as 18 carats. It does bear a Continental hallmark, which we cannot positively identify (see photo). Our best guess is that this ring is either French or Portuguese, Circa 1900.
The head of the ring is in an unknown white metal, which could be silver, white gold or platinum and it has a total weight of 3.95 grams.
Overall size of ring head is 1.7cm diameter.
A beautiful and well made antique opal ring in great condition, with no damage/repairs or obvious signs of wear.