You don't find many spinels displaying the beautiful lilac hue you see here, which makes our ONE-OF-A-KINDAs the name suggests, one of a kind means that a jewel is the only one of its kind and will not be replicated. Lilac SPINEL With a range of colours that spans the spectrum, a spectacular lustre and excellent transparency and durability, the spinel is a beautiful gemstone that until recently has been overlooked and underappreciated. Often referred to as “the great imposter”, red spinels have long been mistaken for rubies by emperors and monarchs. Today, their popularity is on the rise, with spinel recently named an August birthstone, alongside peridot. and DIAMOND A precious mineral composed of pure carbon that formed deep within our planet millions of years ago, diamond is the hardest naturally occurring substance on earth. The birthstone for April, the word diamond derives from the Ancient Greek word ‘Adamas’, which means ‘unbreakable’. The most precious and enduring of all gemstones, diamond engagement rings are popular throughout the world as symbols of commitment and everlasting love. CLUSTER The cluster setting “clusters” stones, most commonly diamonds, tightly together for maximum sparkle, often around a larger centre stone. Ring a very special find. Surrounding the 2.73 CARAT A unit of weight that is used to measure the physical weight of diamonds and gemstones, one carat equals 0.200 grams or 1/5 gram and is subdivided into 100 points. The term carat is believed to derive from the carob tree, whose seeds weigh approximately 0.20 grams. To determine the approximate weight of a diamond, ancient jewellers would use carob seeds placed on balance scales. While this archaic method has been replaced with high-precision electronic weighing machines, the terminology has endured. oval lilac spinel is a cluster of round BRILLIANT CUT The brilliant cut is a type of diamond or gemstone cut with 58 facets, positioned to maximise a stone’s brilliance or sparkle. In the past, old brilliant cut diamonds were cut to shine brightest beneath candlelight. Invented in 1919 by diamond cutter Marcel Tolkowsky, the modern round brilliant cut was designed to deliver maximum sparkle beneath electric lighting. With its remarkable brilliance - more than any other diamond cut - it has long been the most popular cut for an engagement ring. Diamonds totalling 2.20 carats, which scatter their light across the centre stone, lighting it up from within.
- Metal: 18K Yellow Gold and Platinum
- Central Spinel : 2.73ct
- Surrounding Diamond: 2.20ct total
Please note, this ring comes in a size L. Do let us know at checkout if you would like a different size. All rings also come with a complimentary re-sizing post proposal.