Date: c. 1890-1900s
Materials: natural earth mined diamonds, natural rubies, solid 18k yellow gold (marked & tested)
Weight: 22.3 grams
[18k] (on inside clasp) for solid 18k gold
[?] second illegible hallmark rubbed out
Dimension of double circle bracelet face: 20 x 22 mm
Height of bracelet face: 8 mm
Diameter of rubies: 2.5 – 2.75 mm (14 total, approx. 1.4 ctw)
Diameter of diamonds: 2.25 – 2.5 mm (14 total, approx. 0.7 ctw)
Approx. clarity of diamond: varies— about 6 or 7 in the VS range, and 7-8 in the SI – I range (no obvious black carbon inclusions). 12 diamonds are eye-clean. Under 60x magnification, I can spot some white to near colorless cloud inclusions and feathers. Overall has good fire and sparkle / scintillation.
Approx. color of diamonds: due to rich yellow gold setting, hard to grade for color accurately. Diamonds are well matched; none with noticeable yellowish tint. About 9 in the H-J range, and 5 in the KLM range.
Width of bangle band: 6.5 mm
Thickness of bracelet band: 6.5 mm
Condition: rubies in good condition; two show some light surface abrasions at the facet junctions. Diamonds are in good condition without noticeable chips or blemishes (even under 60x magnification). One or two diamonds have surface reaching inclusions at the sides. Setting and prongs in good condition. Some wear to the gold surface.