2.54ct (8.86 - 8.89mm). This absolutely breathtaking 2.54 carat old European cut diamond is striking in size, exceptionally clean with VS2 clarity, and dazzling with gorgeous, fiery brilliance! The diamond has a truly phenomenal presence, full of bright, lively sparkle, vividly colorful fire, and antique charm.
Cut by hand during the Art Deco era of the 1920s-1930s, it has wide facets that return big, bold sparkle, and an air of vintage glamour and charm. Measuring 8.9mm in diameter, the diamond has a great spread and a large look for its weight. It is comparable in appearance to a typical old European cut diamond weighing 2.75ct or more!Already imbued with a lifetime of history and vitality, this diamond will make an engagement or right hand ring that is not only impressive and glamorous, but also enduring and meaningfully historied. This large 2.54 carat diamond is certified by GIA, the worlds premier gemological authority.
Under GIAs rigorous standards, it received a clarity grade of VS2. The few inclusions are tiny and located around the edge of the diamond. They are much too small to see with the naked eye, and they could be covered by a prong when set. Graded S-T for color, the diamond does show a subtle hint of warmth, as is typical for old European cuts.Part of its antique charm, the subtle color is typical of antique diamonds due to the locations of the early mines in the Cape region back when London and Antwerp were the center of the diamond trading world. On the face up, the diamonds sparkle reflects white light and helps to mask the subtle color. Set in yellow or rose gold, the very subtle warmth would blend beautifully, and the diamond would appear brighter in contrast.
You will absolutely fall in love with this stunning beautys brilliance, size, fire, and antique cut! Overall, this diamond has a striking presence, dazzling with bold sparkle and vividly colorful fire! Absolutely one of a kind and truly dazzling, this gorgeous diamond is sure to become an heirloom, bringing joy to your family for generations to come.
This striking beauty deserves the perfect mounting. We specialize in vintage inspired design, so whether you are envisioning an ornate design full of filigree and engraving or a simple solitaire, we would love to share our ideas for custom designs!
Full of old world charm, vivid fire, and vibrant sparkle, this strikingly large and truly unique 2.5 carat 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.
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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.
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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 "2.5ct GIA CERTIFIED VS2 8.9mm OLD EUROPEAN CUT DIAMOND VINTAGE ANTIQUE ART DECO" is in sale since Monday, June 22, 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.