As a young man, Thomas William La Vake fought for the Union in the Civil War. Before that his great-grandfather of the same name was a soldier in the Continental Army during The Revolutionary War. Thomas William La Vake was a watchmaker and jeweler by trade and founded The La Vake Jewelry Shop in Princeton, New Jersey in the late 1870s. This Victorian ring was made by La Vake. The style is unique, but the floral motifs, diamond characteristics, and metal used place it in the late 19th century…. most likely the 1890s. The featured diamond is a 0.62 carat old mine cut set in platinum.
Finger Size is 4.5. This ring is easily adjustable and we are happy to size it complimentary prior to shipping. Please allow an additional3 business days for sizing.
Featured diamond is .62 carat Old Mine Cut. The total diamond weight is approximately 0.68 carats. The diamonds have some wear that is only apparent under magnification and inspection by a trained eye.
The ring is 14 karat yellow gold with platinum settings.
The ring is marked inside the band 14K LA VAKE