This multi-stone, old mine cut diamond ring was inspired by a ring once belonging to the Duchess of Devonshire's personal ring, gifted to her by her husband, Andrew, 11th Duke of Devonshire.
The original ring dates to the 1860's and remains in our own private collection. It had also been exhibited in Bakewell, Derbyshire, Chatsworth, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, 90th Birthday Exhibition, March-October 2010.
Deobrah Viven Cavendish, The Dutchess of Devonshire, was an English aristocratm writer, memoirist and socilite. She was the youngest and last surviving of the six Miford sisters, who were affectionately known. She was an inspiring, wild, and fascinating women.
To read more about her charmed life. Counting My Chickens . . .: And Other Home Thoughts and All in One Basket.
Bell & Bird Cutaway Multi Stone Diamond Stone Ring
The labor intensive setting technique used to create this ring are similar to those used in the 19th century. The ring can be made with antique old Mine cut stones as pictured or old European cut diamonds. This example features an antique 3.65 carat old mine cut diamond.
Price will vary with a client's diamond choices. Make an inquiry to discuss your budget and our stone availability. email@example.com
Handmade in our Texas workshop, this ring is in our custom blend of 18K rose gold. A more subdued, darker tone than commercially available rose gold. We call this color "old gold" and created the alloy in the spirit of the many 19th century rings we have handled.