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A late Victorian 18ct gold opal and diamond cluster

Lot 0011
A late Victorian 18ct gold opal and diamond cluster ring. Of marquise-shape outline, the oval opal cabochon, with old-cut diamond surround, to the grooved shoulders. Estimated total diamond weight 1.20cts. Stamped 18C. Ring size M. Weight 4.7gms.


  • Overall condition good to fair. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • One of the end diamonds has a fracture extending across the centre.
  • Diamonds fairly well matched.
  • Diamonds bright.

  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Diamonds generally with small inclusions and some with small nicks.
  • Opal has a whitish body colour, with fairly strong play-of-colour displaying a range of hues.

  • Opal in good condition with some light marks and abrasions.

  • Stamped 18C.
  • Length of ring head 2.2cms.
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  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

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    A late Victorian 18ct gold opal and diamond cluster

    Estimate £100 - £150Jun 20
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
    Emma Testill
    Lindsay Beardmore