1920s American C.D. Peacock 1.28ct Diamond Ring
1920s American C.D. Peacock 1.28ct Diamond Ring 1920s American C.D. Peacock 1.28ct Diamond Ring
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  • History
  • Circa: 1920s
    Gemstones: Diamonds
    Cut: Old Mine Cut and Tapered Baguette Cut
    Weight & Colour: 1.28 ct J / VS2 (GSL Diamond Grading Report)
    2 Diamonds = 0.14 ct G / VS
    Material: Platinum
    Gem Studies Laboratory Valuation $19,000.00
    Ring Size: L

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  • A 1920s C.D. Peacock 1.28ct diamond ring. The old mine cut diamond is four triple claw set in platinum with a tapered baguette cut diamond end set on the shoulders to a tapered flat band. The centre Diamond weighs 1.28 ct, is grade Colour: J and Clarity: VS2 and is accompanied by a GSL report. The two baguette Diamonds total 0.14 ct and are graded Colour: G and Clarity: VS. The inner band is stamped “PEACOCK” for maker C.D. Peacock of Chicago. Circa 1920s.

  • C.D. Peacock (originally House of Peacock) opened in Chicago in 1837. It is Chicago’s oldest guild jeweller and has had a ‘Who’s who’ list of clients such as; Cyrus McCormick (inventor of the reaper), George M. Pullman (inventor of the sleeping car), Potter Palmer, Marshall Field, Mary Todd Lincoln and even Mick Jagger.

    The 1920s:
    Gone were the empire gowns of the Edwardian Era and in came the shorter, more free flowing flapper dresses with their dropped waists and flirty intentions. As a result the jewellery changed to compliment the latest fashion trends. While old cut gems were still being used, yellow gold was being fazed out and white gold and platinum were taking over the jewellery industry creating long necklaces with tassels on the end (Satouirs), line bracelets and elongated earrings to stand out against short cropped hair. Rings were perfectly symmetrical and often featured contrasting stones which really added to the whole new look of the “Jazz Age”.