0.49ct (5.23 x 5.05mm). This striking old transitional cut diamond is perfectly colorless, exceptionally clean, and magnificently brilliant. Certified with a perfect D color grade and a clarity grade of VS1, this ½ carat diamond is very high quality, exquisitely white and remarkably clean!Measuring approximately 5.2mm in diameter, the diamond has a great spread, larger than the average ½ carat old cut diamond. Bridging the gap between old cuts and modern round brilliants, old transitional cut diamonds were produced for a very short period of time and are exceptionally rare. Cut a lifetime in the past, this diamond is charmingly vintage, completely unique, and guaranteed to be 100% conflict free! Already imbued with life and longevity, this diamond will make an engagement or right hand ring that is not only stunningly beautiful but also full of depth and history. Certified by EGL-USA, this 0.49ct diamond received a clarity grade of VS1. It is exceptionally clean, even under 10x magnification it is impossible to find any inclusions. Bright white and colorless, the diamond received a perfect D color grade. D is the best possible color grade; diamonds do not come any whiter than this! As an old Transitional cut, the diamond has old style facets and bold sparkle similar to an old European cut but with a smaller culet and proportions similar to modern standards. It absolutely retains the unique charm of a hand cut stone. It is the best of both worlds with old style faceting but also exceptional light performance and a great spread.
Overall, this is an exceptional diamond, exemplary in quality and bright and lively in appearance. With its absolutely outstanding combination of color and clarity, this exceptional beauty is an excellent choice for a very high quality engagement or right hand ring. You may browse our collection of semi-mounts or inquire about a one of a kind custom design. This striking beauty deserves the perfect mounting, and we would love to share our ideas for custom designs!
Charmingly vintage, dazzlingly brilliant, and radiantly white, it is an elegant choice for an 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.
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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 "CERTIFIED D VS1 OLD CUT DIAMOND 1/2 CARAT VINTAGE ANTIQUE TRANSITIONAL EUROPEAN" is in sale since Monday, November 4, 2019. 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.