25.97ct STAR SAPPHIRE & DIAMOND RING | Size: N 1/2 | 25.97ct cabochon mid-blue, translucent 6-point (off-center) star sapphire, 16 'bright & lively' brilliant-cut diamonds (aprox. 1.40-1.60dtw), gold | claw-set with a cabochon star sapphire within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds | partial maker's mark on shank exterior |
A gorgeous high-domed lavender-blue star sapphire, weighing 11 carats and displaying a distinct, well defined six-pointed star (or asterism), is elegantly presented in platinum between a pair of diamond sprays composed of a pear shape diamond flanked by round brilliant-cut diamonds. An enchanting and colorful classic gemstone ring, by the renowned Philadelphia based jeweler since 1839 - J.E. Caldwell.
The Duchess of Cambridge's engagement ring, which belonged to Prince William's late mother Princess Diana, was valued at £28,000 when Prince Charles proposed to her with it. Now valued at £300,000 It has 14 solitaire diamonds surrounding a 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire, set in white gold.