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Oval Diamond with Princess Cuts
set in an 18kt Gold Ring

18kt gold ring with oval center diamond and 16 princess-cut diamonds.

Diamond Pizzazz!

The dazzling sparkle of this striking ring is sure to turn some heads!  A  2.3 carat oval diamond rests between two rows of sparkling princess cut diamonds.  The result is a solid band of dazzling brilliance.

The center diamond is set in an 18kt yellow gold half bezel.  The princess-cut diamonds (sixteen in all) are invisibly set in sturdy channels along the shoulders of the ring.  Invisible setting means that no metal shows between the princess cut diamonds creating a solid field of brilliance.  This technique was first developed by Van Cleef & Arpels and also Cartier during the 1930s.

18kt gold ring with oval center diamond and 16 princess-cut diamonds.

The diamonds are beautifully complemented by the polished yellow gold surfaces of the ring.  Note the perfect alignment of the princess-cut diamonds and the thickness of the channel walls that protect them. 

The body of the ring was cast and the bezel setting hand-crafted to assure a perfect fit for the oval diamond.  Invisibly setting princess-cut diamonds is a labor-intensive process that,  when done right,  creates a beautiful effect.

Side view of oval diamond ring with princess cut side diamonds.

From the side you can see that the ring has high shoulders that accommodate the channel settings and complement the depth of the central bezel.  The surfaces of the ring are brightly finished with rounded edges.  The thickness of the band gradually tapers towards the base of the ring to create a comfortable fit on your finger.

Inside view of oval diamond ring with princess cut side diamonds.

From the underside you can see that the inner surfaces of the ring are as beautifully finished as the outer,  a sign of superior craftsmanship.  You also see the intricate lattice of 18kt gold that secures the princess cut diamonds.

This ring was specially made for a client celebrating an important anniversary.  We would love to create a ring in this style for you with the center stone and precious metal of your choice.  We offer this design in both 18kt yellow gold and platinum.  To discuss design options and gemstones,  please give us a call  (603 624-8672)  or  send us an email.

Name:  Diamond Pizaazz!

Cost: This style of ring including the princess-cut side diamonds,  but not the center stone,  costs between $3,200 and $4,800 depending on the precious metal used (18kt gold or platinum) and the size of the center stone.  If you would like help locating a center diamonds  we are happy to act as your  diamond broker.

The center oval diamond weighs just under  2.3 carats and is  H color and VS1 clarity   The oval diamond is  10 millimeters long and  7.5 millimeters wide.  The sixteen princess cut diamonds weigh a total of  1.2 carats and are  F - G color.

We specialize in creating beautiful custom engagement and anniversary rings.
Here are a few of our recent creations ....

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