One in a Million

Modern platinum ring with impressive 1.28 ct diamond solitaire, circa 1950/2019

A diamond is always individual, because no two stones are the same: Every cut, every shade of colour and every inclusion make a naturally formed diamond a unique gift. This large brilliant cut diamond from around 1950, which we see here in a finely crafted platinum ring from our workshop, presents itself with wonderful light refraction. The stone has a weight of 1.28 carats with a slightly tinted colour and a few small inclusions inside. The large brilliant cut diamond is held in a simple claw setting and presents itself without distracting decoration. It is accompanied by six smaller diamonds that lead from the stepped ring shoulders to the delicate rail and harmoniously finish off the ring head. Combined with the cool, white platinum, the stones gain even more brilliance. Even in the 1900s, this precious metal was prized for setting diamonds in particular. An impressive and classic diamond solitaire that can also be worn on a daily basis. The ring is ideal as an engagement ring.

The symbolic act of giving a diamond ring as an engagement gift is first documented in 1477 and can be traced back to Mary of Burgundy, who received a diamond ring as a promise of fidelity from her future husband, Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg. Wearing a ring as a sign of commitment on the left hand, on the other hand, was already the custom of the ancient Egyptians, who believed that the "love vein" connected the heart to the left ring finger.

We want you to be 100% satisfied! For that reason, we examine, describe and photograph all of our jewellery with the utmost care.

You can rely on our years of experience in the trade and our expertise as a professional art historians for reviews of the antique jewellery. As a member of various trader organisations and the British Society of Jewellery Historians, we remain committed to the highest possible degree of accuracy. In our descriptions, we always also indicate any signs of age and defects and never hide them in our photos – this saves you from any unpleasant surprises when your package arrives.

Should you for some reason not be satisfied, please don’t hesitate to contact us so that we can begin to find a solution together. In any case, you can return any article within 30 days and we will refund the full purchase price.


We want you to be 100% satisfied! That’s why we examine, describe and photograph all our jewellery with the utmost care.

If for any reason you are still not satisfied, contact us and we will find a mutual solution immediately. Regardless, you can return any item within 30 days and we will refund you the full purchase price.