An antique jewelled finger ring

Natural pearl and diamond


centred by a novel step cut diamond topped by and surmounting two natural pearls, the split shoulders set with graduating single and old brilliant cut diamonds.

Accompanied by a GCS report (no. 5777-9770) confirming the pearls are natural saltwater with very good lustre,

English circa 1900

‘It is the hour of the pearl – the interval between day and night when time stops and examines itself’

John Steinbeck, Cannery Row.