This impressive and irresistible GIA certified 5.31 carat old mine cut diamond has charmingly wide hand cut facets that sparkle vibrantly and have spectacularly vivid fire! It is cut in an antique cushion shape, a very sought after shape that bridges the classic artisan work of the past with modern sophistication. Cut by hand during the Victorian era, this rare diamond weighs over five carats and is completely unique, guaranteed to be 100% conflict free, and full of antique charm. Gathering life for more than a century, this diamond will bring depth and longevity as well as dazzling beauty to an engagement or right hand ring.
The diamond is certified by GIA, the world’s premier gemological authority. Under GIA’s rigorous standards, the diamond is graded S-T for color and it displays a beautiful subtle yellow color. Part of its antique charm, the subtle color is typical of diamonds mined in the 1800s due to the locations of the early mines in the Cape region. It’s a gorgeous, sophisticated hue and would look truly gorgeous set in yellow gold. The diamond is graded SI2 for clarity and is 100% eye clean! A great Si2, the inclusions are located around the girdle, leaving the table completely clean. With its bold and eye-catching sparkle as well as its historied provenance, this diamond truly has a singular presence!
This diamond is being sold loose, but it can be mounted upon request. Please browse our collection of semi-mounts or inquire about a one of a kind custom design. Full of old world charm, vivid fire, and vibrant sparkle, this diamond provides an enduring connection to the past and is an excellent choice for a meaningful engagement or right hand ring. Once it has sold, we will not be able to replace it.
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