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PLATINUM BAGUETTE & BRILLIANT CUT CHANNEL SET DIAMOND ETERNITY RING

Christine Alexander Fine Jewellery


Regular price £4,470.00
PLATINUM BAGUETTE & BRILLIANT CUT CHANNEL SET DIAMOND ETERNITY RING
PLATINUM BAGUETTE & BRILLIANT CUT CHANNEL SET DIAMOND ETERNITY RING
PLATINUM BAGUETTE & BRILLIANT CUT CHANNEL SET DIAMOND ETERNITY RING

This Platinum Diamond Eternity ring is really something special. This beautiful channel set ring is set with 9 baguette-cut Diamonds, alternating with 8 brilliant-cut, around 75% of the band. Total Diamond weight 1.08ct. This gives a wonderful eye-catching sparkle and vintage look. Please notice the thickness of the band from the top view. This gives the ring more volume, and it weighs a minimum of 5.5g. 

Available in sizes K-M - For sizes outside this range please contact me. Also available in 18ct white gold. 

LAYAWAY: I offer layaway, which allows you to pay in instalments with no interest over a maximum time period of six months. This ring could be paid for in:

2 instalments of from £2235

4 instalments of from £1117.50

6 instalments of from £745

Please contact me to initiate. PayPal required. You do not receive the item until fully paid for. See the Policies page on my website for Ts&Cs.

Said to be “a girl’s best friend”, the name derives from the ancient Greek word ‘adamas’ meaning invincible. The quality of this gem’s colour, clarity and cut are more tightly measured than for any other gemstone, and although there are various standards used across the globe, that of the Gemological Institution of America (GIA) is the most widely used.  The value of similar carat weight of Diamonds can vary dramatically, based on their clarity and colour - and to some extents more importantly - how well the gemstone has been cut. Its very high refractive index is what gives the gem its famous sparkle; its strong lustre is described as an adamantine lustre.

Until the late 1800s, Diamonds were among the rarest gemstones on the planet, and due to their incredible hardness, coupled with the belief that cutting them would reduce their magical powers, were often not faceted.  In fact, it was not until the 1400s that the first rudimentary facets were being applied to the gem. Then, in the late 1800s, everything began to change with the discovery of Diamonds in South Africa. Through huge marketing campaigns by the owners of these new deposits, the new kid on the gem block went from being fairly unknown, to unquestionably the global leader within half a century.

The youngest Diamonds are believed to have been formed over 100 million years ago!  For the necessary conditions to occur naturally, it is believed that Diamonds were created some 90 to 120 miles beneath the Earth’s crust. The only other valuable gem on the planet to crystallise under these hostile conditions is Peridot. Although Africa is still a major supplier of Diamonds, today it holds less than 50% of the market share, and it cannot control the market as much as it once did.

Diamond is the birthstone for April and the traditional gift for the 60th wedding Anniversary.

Don’t forget that Diamonds can scratch any other gems or metalwork.

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