Abernathy is a spectacular Edwardian era (circa 1915) platinum ring centering a bezel set 1.43ct EGL certified Transitional Round Brilliant Cut diamond graded G color and VS2 clarity. The bombe style ring is further adorned with four Old European Cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.25ct and finished with flowery feminine filigree and chevron etched hand-engraving along the shoulders. Abernathy is currently a size 5 and can be sized to fit most ring sizes. Please contact our concierge for questions about sizing.
1.43ct + 0.25ct
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During the Edwardian era (1890-1915), society was at the height of elegance and sophistication. Advances in metal fabrication finally allowed for the use of platinum in jewelry which still remains extremely popular today. This advance makes jewelry dating much easier - if a piece is made with platinum, we can be fairly sure that it was made in the early 20th century or later. In addition, it was still common practice for jewelers to back platinum pieces with gold until 1910 or so, making dating even more precise. Because of the strength of platinum, its use allowed jewelers to produce more intricate, detailed pieces. Some Edwardian engagement rings are so detailed it appears that the diamonds are set in lace instead of metal. Jewelry from the Edwardian period was light and delicate, and using as many diamonds as possible in a design was essential. The overall style of the times was light, feminine, and airy.
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