Old Mine Cushion Cut (Ideal Cut). 1.00ct (5.98 x 5.46mm).This 1 carat old mine cut GIA certified diamond has excellent VVS1 clarity, beautiful white color dazzling sparkle, and vivid fire! Originally cut by hand over a century in the past around the turn of the century, this high quality diamond has wide facets that return big, bold sparkle, and a classic antique cushion shape. It is truly a phenomenal cut, carefully executed by Victorian era artisans over 100 years ago! This is one of best old mine cut diamonds that we have in our inventory as the sparkle is fantastic! The original cushion brilliant, this is a very desirable cushion shape now that bridges the classic artisan work of the past with modern sophistication. The cut quality truly sets this diamond apart as this is better than 95% of the old mine cuts in existence.
The cut quality is so high, we believe that someone re-polished the stone in the modern era to really bring to the next level of ideal finishing. Already imbued with more than a century of life, this diamond will bring depth and longevity as well as dazzling beauty and impressive size to an engagement or right hand ring.
This 1.00ct diamond is certified by GIA. It received a grade of VVS1 for clarity under GIAs rigorous standards! Nearly flawless, it is impossible to find any inclusions under 10x magnification.A tabletop microscope is necessary before it is possible to see the tiniest of inclusion! Graded K for color under GIAs rigorous standards, it appears beautifully white on the face up. GIA was particularly strict on this grade; as it truly does look bright white on the face up. On the face up, it looks like an H color diamond!
As an Old Mine cut diamond, it has wide, hand cut facets which sparkle magnificently with vivid flashes of colorful fire! Overall, this diamond has a magnificent presence with an air of old world charm! With its excellent clarity, lively brilliance, and historied cut, this high quality diamond truly has a phenomenal presence and a striking look!
This stunning beauty deserves the perfect mounting, and we would love to share our ideas for custom designs! Full of old world charm, vivid fire, and vibrant sparkle, this 1 carat antique diamond provides an enduring connection to the past and is an excellent choice for a meaningful engagement or right hand ring. For additional details, please see below. Resizing greater than 4 sizes up or down may require a new shank.Rates may be higher for wide rings, full eternity bands, or invisible setting. Appraisals are available upon request and will not be included unless we are notified. Guarantees Authenticity of type & quality. All of our Diamonds and Colored Gemstones are guaranteed to be 100% Earth-mined stones unless otherwise stated. We manufacture our jewelry in-house and sell at true wholesale pricing direct to the consumer. Our dedication to excellent customer service through personalized attention, timely fulfillment of all orders, and moral integrity. Appraised value guaranteed to be two to three times greater than sale price.
Our custom manufacturing and diamond experience is unparalleled and typically cannot be matched by local jewelers. All of our sale items come with a lifetime buyback guarantee. Items must not have substantial damage, significant alterations (resizing is not a significant alteration) or missing stones. This offer does not include custom-made pieces.
Delays through the post office are common, especially during the busy season. Expedited service may be available by special request. 5 South Wabash, Suite 1204 Chicago IL 60603. We need to be notified of the return of the item and it must arrive to us in the same condition we sent it out in. Our jewelry is of high-quality and should remain in good condition if properly treated and maintained.We give our best effort to take the most accurate photos possible, but often times photos do not do our beautiful jewelry justice. Please understand that color accuracy varies from monitor to monitor. The best way to determine the true look of our pieces is to take a first hand look, which we invite all of our customers to do. Covers any irregularities not related to normal wear and tear. Your satisfaction is Guaranteed; Please see our Feedback.
Step 1: Send us a photo or drawing of your perfect ring or piece of jewelry. Step 2: We will provide you a full detailed estimate to meet your specific requests. Step 3: We re-create the piece via CAD to be approved by you.
We send you your choice of the design or the physical wax model. We will perform as many revisions to the CAD design as you request (within reason) until you are completely satisfied.Step 4: Once the design is approved, we will proceed to manufacture the piece until completion. We will send you photos of the finished product for approval. Diamond Zone has its roots as a family-operated business and still privately owned today.
Located in the heart of the Jewelry District of Chicago, the business had its start in 1992 and has evolved into Chicago's premier location for antique and custom jewelry. Our expertise evolved from the manufacturing workshop into a full-service jeweler offering diamonds directly from cutters overseas, vintage jewelry and highly-personalized custom pieces. We are now one of the largest dealers of antique jewelry and diamonds in Chicago. As estate buyers scouring the country for vintage antiques, We really have a true passion for finding rare piece of jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, and Art Nouveau eras. We are proud of our success which stems from our commitment to providing a quality product and excellent customer service at an affordable price.
Few companies are able to offer the selection, personalized service and flexibility at the wholesale prices we provide. Please give us the opportunity to make you another satisfied shopper. Schedule an appointment to view our Chicago showroom or discuss a custom project.
Please note many of our vintage-inspired semi-mounts and gemstone rings are built to order and may not be readily available at all times. The item "1 CARAT GIA CERTIFIED K VVS1 OLD MINE IDEAL CUT DIAMOND ANTIQUE VINTAGE CUSHION" is in sale since Monday, March 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Loose Diamonds & Gemstones\Loose Diamonds\Natural Diamonds". The seller is "mydiamondzone" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.